Browse by Records Creators

Chambers, Sir William, (1726-1796), Knight and architect

This page summarises records created by this Person

The summary includes a brief description of the collection(s) (usually including the covering dates of the collection), the name of the archive where they are held, and reference information to help you find the collection.

Surname: Chambers
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: William
Gender: Male
Date: 1726-1796
Biography: ODNB link for Chambers, Sir William (1726-1796) Knight Architect
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P138384 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P5321 )
Online related resources Artists' Paper Register link for Sir William Chambers Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir William Chambers
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
corresp and papers
Royal Institute of British Architects
NRA 34208 Chambers
1769-75: letter-books
British Library, Manuscript Collections
drawings (300+)
Victoria & Albert (V&A) Museum, National Art Library
See Handbook to Department of Prints and Drawings p44
drawings for bridge at Sans Souci, Potsdam
Canadian Centre for Architecture
See information from website 18/7/01
misc corresp, notes and bills
Royal Academy of Arts
NRA 14837 Royal Academy
c1762-68: letters to Lord Abercorn
Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)
NRA 15790 Hamilton
1763-79: letters to Lord Charlemont
Royal Irish Academy
See HMC 28, Charlemont MSS I
corresp rel to Society of Artists
Royal Academy of Arts
NRA 14837 Royal Academy
1762: receipted account for building work at Wilton and Whitehall
Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre
NRA 22080 Herbert