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Bowring, Sir John (1792-1872) Knight, MP, diplomat, colonial governor, author, traveller

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Surname: Bowring
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: John
Gender: Male
Date: 1792-1872
Title: Knight
Biography: ODNB link for Bowring, Sir John (1792-1872) Knight, MP, diplomat, colonial governor, author, traveller
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P164125 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P3191 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir John Bowring
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
c1839-57: corresp and papers
University of California Library, Los Angeles: Special Collections Department
See NUC MS 71-842
2
1822-1872: corresp and papers
Manchester University: University of Manchester Library
See HMC Private papers of British diplomats 1782-1900, 1985
3
1842-71: corresp and papers (1106 items)
University of California Library, Berkeley
See NUC MS 65-1777
4
1798-1865: corresp and papers
Harvard University: Houghton Library
NRA 20033
5
misc corresp (176 items)
Huntington Library
See NUC MS 71-1046
6
c1814-69: letters received
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
7
1810-71: corresp and misc papers
Wellcome Library
NRA 33791
8
1831-72: misc corresp and papers
University of Kentucky Library
9
1833-59: family corresp
Duke University: William R Perkins Library
See Guide 1980, p56
10
1832-34: letters to Lord Auckland
British Library, Manuscript Collections
11
1838-39: letters to Boghos Bey
British Library, Manuscript Collections
12
1837-71: letters to John Hill Burton
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
13
1822-64: letters (12) to Carpenter family
Oxford University: Tate Library
NRA 19870 Manchester Coll

See Catalogue of manuscripts in Harris Manchester College Oxford, 1998
14
1855-59: letters to 4th Earl of Clarendon
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 6302
15
1839-61: letters to Richard Cobden
British Library, Manuscript Collections
16
1823-39: letters (59) to W De Clercq
Universiteitsbibliotheek van Amsterdam (Amsterdam University Library)
See HMC Bowring corresp file 25/2/1987
17
1857-58: letters to Lord Elgin
Collection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
NRA 26223 Bruce
18
corresp with Robert Heywood
Bolton Archives and Local Studies Service
NRA 27113
19
1823-27: letters to JC Hobhouse
British Library, Manuscript Collections
20
1853-55: corresp with Lord Kimberley
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 1274 Wodehouse
21
1823-64: letters from K Lach-Szyrma
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
See Accessions to repositories 1965
22
1833-60: corresp with Lord Palmerston
University of Southampton Library
NRA 12889
23
1856-57: letters to Sir Harry Parkes
Cambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
24
1841-45: corresp with Sir Robert Peel
British Library, Manuscript Collections
25
1822-33: letters to Francis Place
British Library, Manuscript Collections
26
1839-41: letters to Lord George William Russell
Woburn Abbey
NRA 26179 Russell
27
c1830-59: corresp with TP Thompson
Hull History Centre (Hull University Archives)
NRA 10609 Thompson
28
letters to HH Wilson
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 27495
29
1824-1876: letters to Sir John Bowring
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Annual Return 2018

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