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Walpole, Horace (1717-1797) 4th Earl of Orford, author collector antiquary MP

Horatius Walpole (Also known as)

GB/NNAF/P163762   (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P29648)

Location of Related Collections
Scopec1776-97: corresp, journal, memoirs of George II-III etc
RepositoryCollection held privately: enquiries to The National Archives, Archives Sector Development
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 28249 Waldegrave
Scopepapers
RepositoryCambridge University Library: Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
Record ReferenceCholmondeley (Houghton) link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 7114 Walpole
Other referencesee HMC Principal family and estate collections A-K, 1996 [22d]
Scopecorresp, literary MSS and papers
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 5810-5874, 5952-5953, 9828, 23078, 23098, 23218-23219, 23234, 28800, 32559-32563, 32569, 34523, 37728, 47568, 47593; King's MS 305
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scopehis heavily annotated copies of Colley Cibber's Life and Lord Hardwicke's Walpoliana
RepositoryThe King's School, Canterbury
Record ReferenceWALPOLE link to scanned list external link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 15260
Scopevarious printed works with his MS notes and additions
RepositoryBritish Library, Modern English and Reader Services, Humanities and Social Sciences
Other referencesee RC Alston, Books with manuscript, passim
Scope1740-71: letters (46)
RepositoryNottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
Record ReferenceNeC
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1753-96: letters (copies)
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMS Toynbee e 4
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1781-95: letters (12)
RepositoryNational Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
Record Reference48 D 2
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scopeletters (c150) to the Berry sisters
RepositoryThe Morgan Library
Other referencesee Walpole's Letters, Yale edn, vols 11-12
Scope1759-72: letters (25) to Lady Mary Coke
RepositoryNational Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
Record ReferenceGD24/5/104 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 29367 Stirling Home
Scope1762-82: letters (176) from William Cole
RepositoryNational Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
Record ReferenceForster Collection
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 38887 Forster
Scopeletters (184) from HS Conway
RepositoryLewis Walpole Library
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 22338 Walpole Library
Scope1766-80: corresp with and notes on portraits by Mme Du Deffand
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMSS Toynbee d 1-14; Fr c 4
Scope1776-78: letters to Edward Gibbon
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 34886
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1734-70: letters (103) from Thomas Gray
RepositoryCambridge University: Pembroke College Library
Record ReferenceLC II 90
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1746-74: corresp with Lord Holland
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 51404
Scope1759-89: letters (39) from Michael Lort
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 12527
Scope1740-86: corresp with Sir Horace Mann
RepositoryLewis Walpole Library
Other referencesee Walpole's Letters, Yale edn, vols 17-27
Scopeletters (over 100) from William Mason
RepositoryLewis Walpole Library
Other referencesee Walpole's Letters, Yale edn, vols 28-29
Scopeletters to George Montagu
RepositoryNational Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum
Record ReferenceForster Collection
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 38887 Forster
Scope1736-70: corresp with George Montagu
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 70987-9
Other referencesee Annual return 1992
Scope1794-96: corresp with William Roscoe (10 items)
RepositoryLiverpool Record Office
Record ReferenceRoscoe Papers 2831-2842
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1761-66: letters to Lady Suffolk
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 22626
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1748-56: letters (15) to Thomas Walpole
RepositoryCambridge University: Fitzwilliam Museum
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1744-45: letters (12) to Sir CH Williams
RepositoryNewport Central Library
Record ReferenceM411 012
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1751-95: letters (16); miscellanea
RepositoryHuntington Library
Other referencesee Guide to Literary MSS 1979
Scope1747-1797: Strawberry Hill accounts, expenditure on furnishings etc
RepositoryChetham's Library
Record ReferenceMUN.A.3.125
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 17002 Chetham's L

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