This data will soon be incorporated into Discovery, the only place to access descriptions of records held by The National Archives and thousands of archives around the UK.

Visit the beta site now to see how this will work - we are still testing and developing it, so expect to see some changes on subsequent visits. Find out more about how and why we're making this change.

Person Details

Burney, Charles (1726-1814), musician and author

GB/NNAF/P164554   (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P4267)

Location of Related Collections
Scope1765-1801: corresp and musical MSS
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceMicrofilms M 440, 490-1
Scopec1770-1850: personal and family papers
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceEgerton MS 3690-3708 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1777-1809: memoirs and papers
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 48345 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1777: notebook
RepositoryManchester University: University of Manchester Library
Record ReferenceEng MS 648
Scopecorresp and papers
RepositoryYale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
Record ReferenceOSB MSS 3 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scopec1726-1814: extracts from various early musical writers, with remarks and criticisms
RepositoryBritish Library, Music Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MSS 11581-91 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1770: journal of tour in France and Italy
RepositoryBritish Library, Music Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 35122 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1797-1802: papers rel to his Dictionary of Music
RepositoryBritish Library, Music Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 27651-86 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scopepoems
RepositoryManchester University: University of Manchester Library
Record ReferenceEnglish MS.545/1-16a
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1797-98: letters to Mrs Chambers
RepositoryLondon University: King's College Archives
Record ReferenceKCLCA Burney link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Other referencesee Guide to archives and MSS in University of London vol 1 1984
Scope1797-9: letters (8) to Sir William Herschel
RepositoryRoyal Astronomical Society Library
Record Reference13.B.173-180
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1804-14: letters to 1st Earl of Lonsdale (1 bundle)
RepositoryCumbria Archive Centre, Carlisle
Record ReferenceD LONS/L link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 17777 Lowther
Scope1802-10: letters (16) to Edmund Malone
RepositoryOxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts
Record ReferenceMS Malone 38
Scope1784-85: letters to Lord Sandwich
RepositoryNational Maritime Museum: The Caird Library, Manuscripts Section
Record ReferenceMS 91/018
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 5472 Montagu
Scope1777-1810: letters to Mrs Thrale etc
RepositoryManchester University: University of Manchester Library
Record ReferenceEng MS 545
Scope1778-84: letters (12) from Hester Lynch Thrale (copies)
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceM/440
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1760-1884: corresp with Twining family
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 39929-36 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Scope1773-1808: letters to Arthur Young
RepositoryBritish Library, Manuscript Collections
Record ReferenceAdd MS 35126-30 passim link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
Other referencesee Location Register of English Literary MSS 18-19th cent 1995
Scope1799-1807: letters (8)
RepositoryWiltshire and Swindon History Centre
Record Reference9/35/115 link to online catalogueexternal link - opens in a new window
NRA catalogue referenceNRA 30725 Brudenell-Bruce

Where reference is made to an NRA number, a catalogue is filed in the National Register of Archives and you can consult it at The National Archives.
For opening times see the Visit us section.

Back