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Wright, Thomas (1711-1786) Astronomer Architect and Antiquary

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Surname: Wright
Forenames: Thomas
Gender: Male
Date: 1711-1786
Biography: ODNB link for Wright, Thomas (1711-1786) Astronomer Architect and Antiquary
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P151625 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P31311 )
Online related resources Artists' Paper Register link for Thomas Wright
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
papers (8 vols)
Newcastle City Library
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
2
autobiography and notes rel to Druidian, Roman, Saxon and Irish antiquities
British Library, Manuscript Collections
3
papers rel to astronomy, cosmology and meteorology
Durham University Library, Special Collections
NRA 40744 Wright
4
1737: The Universal Vicissitude of Seasons; c1750: Pansophia
Durham University Library, Special Collections
5
c1773-86: unpublished MS 'A new theory of the Earth founded upon and more fully explaining the universal phenomenon of earthquake; Effects of the magnet and doctrine of tides'
Durham University Library, Special Collections
See Annual return 2003
6
1735-74: papers read to Royal Society
Royal Society
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
7
c1750-55: plans and drawings rel to Badminton House and estate
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 6282 Somerset
8
2017: research on Thomas Wright of Durham created by Jean-Marie Deconnick
Durham University Library, Special Collections

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