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Brewster, Sir David (1781-1868) Knight, natural philosopher

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Surname: Brewster
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: David
Gender: Male
Date: 1781-1868
Title: Knight
Biography: ODNB link for Brewster, Sir David (1781-1868), Knight natural philosopher
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P156359 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P3457 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir David Brewster
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1800-67: papers
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 16036
2
1797-1832: papers
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Annual Return 2009
3
1856: report on optical instruments
Science Museum Library and Archives
NRA 9524 Science Museum

See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
4
paper on crystalline reflections
Manchester Archives and Local Studies
5
1828-67: corresp and papers rel to university administration
St Andrews University Library
6
1818-67: corresp with Charles Babbage (107 items)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
7
1817-63: corresp with Blackwoods
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
8
1827-66: letters (c200) to Lord Brougham
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
9
1840-47: letters to Thomas Chalmers
Edinburgh University: New College Library
NRA 27818 Chalmers
10
1828-67: corresp with James Forbes
St Andrews University Library
NRA 13132
11
1850-65: letters (53) to Alexander Fraser
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
12
1817-67: corresp with Sir John Herschel (53 items)
Royal Society
NRA 8803
13
1809-51: letters to John Lee
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
14
1832-59: letters to Wiliam Lizars
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
15
1821-44: letters to Macvey Napier
British Library, Manuscript Collections
16
1851-68: letters (12) to Lord Playfair
Imperial College Archives and Corporate Records Unit
NRA 11556 Playfair
17
1820-38: letters (22) to Stephen Rigaud
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
18
1827-32: letters (25) to Society for Diffusion of Useful Knowledge
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
NRA 22241 SDUK
19
1848-67: letters (18) to Sir George Stokes
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
NRA 20700 Stokes
20
1839-65: letters (88) to Fox Talbot
Science Museum Library and Archives
NRA 28459
21
1840-68: corresp with Sir Walter Trevelyan
Newcastle University: Special Collections
NRA 12238 Trevelyan
22
1797-1832: letters (65) to James Veitch
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 11619
23
1825-42: letters (12) to William Whewell
Cambridge University: Trinity College Library
NRA 8804
24
1807-66: misc corresp
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
See Accessions to repositories 1988
25
1810-65: misc corresp
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
26
1837-87: letters (7)
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
27
1826-67: letters (14)
Huntington Library
See Guide to literary MSS 1979

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