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Back, Sir George, (1796-1878), Knight, Admiral and Arctic navigator

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Surname: Back
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: George
Gender: Male
Date: 1796-1878
Title: Knight
Biography: ODNB link for Back, Sir George (1796-1878) Knight Admiral and Arctic Navigator
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P165760 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P1090 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir George Back
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1824-26: survey and sketch books, and corresp with Franklin and Richardson his Survey book and sketch book
Derbyshire Record Office
NRA 5438 Gell
1833-78: letters (c300) to Royal Geographical Society
Royal Geographical Society
See RGS Archives, pp101,134,162
1819-76: papers rel to Arctic Expeditions
McCord Museum
NRA 25850 Back
1813-78: corresp, journals, etc
Cambridge University: Scott Polar Research Institute
See Guide 1982
1829-45: corresp with John Richardson
Cambridge University: Scott Polar Research Institute
NRA 29684 Richardson
1860-76: corresp (incl some copies) with Sir JG Wilkinson
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 42710