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Boswell, James (1740-1795), biographer of Samuel Johnson, diarist

GB/NNAF/P152798   (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P3033)

Location of Related Collections
Scopejournals, corresp (c4000 items) and papers
RepositoryYale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
Record ReferenceGen MSS 89 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 22146 Boswell
Scopec1770: library catalogue
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceMS.3285 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1771: observations on Scottish election laws
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceMS.9860 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1766-72: legal consultation book
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdv.MS.3.1.10 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1778-85: letters to Edmund Burke
RepositorySheffield Archives
Record ReferenceWWM Bk1/1032-1707
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1760-90: letters to Sir David Dalrymple
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceMS.25295
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scopec1766-79: letters (10) to Sir Alexander Dick of Prestonfield
RepositoryNational Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
Record ReferenceGD331 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 8149 Dick-Cunyngham
Other referencesee NRA(S)1419
Scope1760-90: letters to Lord Hailes
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAcc 7228 8987
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 17690 Dalrymple
Other referencesee NRA(S)0909
Scope1761-93: 26 letters to the Hon Andrew Erskine
RepositoryCollection held privately: enquiries to National Register of Archives for Scotland
Record ReferenceNRAS4 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 7870
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1775-94: letters to Sir William Forbes
RepositoryNational Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAcc.4796 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1768-85: letters (15) to William Julius Mickle (copies)
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceRP248(i)
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1758-95: letters (97) to William Temple
RepositoryThe Morgan Library
Other referencesee NUC MS 84-2131
Scope1765-92: letters to John Wilkes
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 30877

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