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Chalmers, George (1742-1825), antiquary and public servant

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Surname: Chalmers
Forenames: George
Gender: Male
Date: 1742-1825
Biography: ODNB link for Chalmers, George (1742-1825), antiquary and public servant
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P139078 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P5282 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for George Chalmers
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
corresp and papers (75 vols)
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See HMC Papers of British antiquaries and historians, 2003
2
1641-1824: corresp and papers (64 vols)
Library of Congress, Manuscript Division
See MS sources for American Revolution, p41
3
papers rel to American colonies (27 vols)
New York Public Library: Manuscripts and Archives Division
4
1787-1824: corresp
British Library, Manuscript Collections
5
1626-1739: collections rel to Ireland
London University: Senate House Library
6
1790-1820: papers rel to Shakespeare
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
7
c1803: chronology of Scottish Kings
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 18661 Osborn coll
8
c1789-1803: letters and notes for Caledonia
Angus Archives
NRA 19958 Forfar L coll
9
notes on Scottish parliaments and British topography
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
10
statistics rel to Church of Scotland stipends and MSS collection rel to monastic history of Scotland
British Library, Manuscript Collections
11
1786-1825: corresp, notes and papers
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
12
letters received (1 vol) rel to Caledonia
Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department
See information from website
13
1792-1810: corresp and papers (40 vols)
Hull History Centre (Hull University Archives)
NRA 11211 Constable-Maxwell
14
c1800: transcripts of Thomas Innes's notes for a history of Scotland apparently made for Chalmers
Aberdeen University, Special Collections Centre
See Annual Return 2002
15
misc papers
National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
NRA 13466 V & A Museum
16
collections made for him by James Chalmers
Edinburgh Central Library
NRA 38890 Edinburgh CL
17
1792-1818: letters (11) to Sir Joseph Banks
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See WR Dawson, The Banks letters, 1958
18
1795-1825: corresp with Archibald Constable
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
19
1805-15: letters incl poems from John Dunlop and Ebenezer Picken
Special Collections, The Mitchell Library
NRA 35994 Mitchell
20
1799-1815: letters to Edward Ellice
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 883
21
1784-1816: letters to him rel the Gordon and Gregory families
Aberdeen University, Special Collections Centre
22
1813-25: letters to David Laing
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
23
1786-1807: corresp with Lord Liverpool
British Library, Manuscript Collections
24
letters to Lord Liverpool
British Library, Manuscript Collections
NRA 21672
25
1790-1800: corresp with George Paton
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 23720 Paton
26
letters to Sir John Sinclair
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 10552
27
1777-98: letters to Charles Steuart
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
28
letters from John Whitaker
Chetham's Library
See Handlist of MSS

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