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Gell, Sir William (1778-1836) Knight, archaeologist and traveller

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Surname: Gell
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: William
Gender: Male
Date: 1778-1836
Title: Knight
Biography: ODNB link for Gell, Sir William (1778-1836) Knight Archaeologist and Traveller
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P143277 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P11115 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir William Gell
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1823-32: record of his dreams
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
2
notebooks and sketches of his travels in Greece and Italy
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
3
c1830: notebook
McGill University Archives
See Union list of MSS in Canadian repositories 1975
4
corresp
British Library, Manuscript Collections
5
1830: Short History of Italy
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
6
1814-15: journal in Germany, Switzerland and Italy
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
NRA 18661 Osborn coll
7
1800-01: diaries of tours through Germany, Austria, north Italy, Greece, the Morea and the Aegean Islands (2 vols)
Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections
See William Matthews, British Diaries,1967
8
1797: sketch book and account of tour of lakes
Cumbria Archive and Local Studies Centre, Barrow
See MW Barley, Guide to British topographical collections 1974
9
notebooks (3 vols)
Oxford University: Griffith Institute
See Malek et al, The Archive of the Griffith Institute, 1997
10
1832: notes on Rhodes
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
11
c1800: Scottish travel journal
Suffolk Record Office, Bury St Edmunds Branch
See Archive News July-December 1974
12
1805-36: corresp
British Library, Manuscript Collections
13
1801-34: corresp
Derbyshire Record Office
See New Archives 1994-99
14
1815-19: corresp with John Peter Deering
British Library, Manuscript Collections
15
1811-19: corresp with Robert Liston
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
16
1821-34: corresp (incl some copies) with Sir JG Wilkinson
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 42710
17
1801-02: diary of a European tour
Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

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