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  • Title
    De Morgan family papers
  • Held at
  • Reference
    MS913
  • Date
    1753-1975
  • Creator
    Morgan, De family (fl 1806-1917)More Info on Creator
  • Scope and Content
    Papers of the De Morgan family, (1756-1928), comprising material relating to the suffragette movement, such as photographs, newspapers, press cuttings and pamphlets; correspondence of Augustus de Morgan, with correspondents including Sir Frederick Richard Pollock, Sir George Biddle Airy, Sir John William Lubbock, John Wrottesley (2nd Baron Wrottesley), John Radford Young, Sir John Frederick William Herschel, and General Sir John Briggs; correspondence of William De Morgan, mainly with members of his family and Sir Edward Coley Burne Jones; material relating to the de Morgan and Frend families, notably family photographs, drawings, letters, legal documents and memorabilia; letters from Sophia and Molly De Morgan to Joan Antrobus; manuscript and typescript copies of stories and essays by William and Mary de Morgan; papers relating to Sophia De Morgan's Memoir of her husband Augustus, including letters, reviews and working notes; bundle of letters containing correspondence concerning a petition to the women of America from the women of England about the abolition of slavery; printed material, mainly works by Augustus De Morgan; letters to Francis Baily, (1820-1940); letters from Thomas Henderson to Thomas Galloway, 1834-1842; 5 watercolours of Scotland by Frances Shakerley, (1920-1930).
  • Conditions of access
    Open for research. Access to individual items in Senate House Library archives collections may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or the Freedom of Information Act. See Archivist for details. At least 24 hours notice is necessary for research visits.
  • Exent
    5 boxes
  • Language
    English
  • System of Arrangement
    Handlist available in the Library's Palaeography Room.
  • Finding aids
    Catalogued on-line (click on the "contains" icon below). A pdf version of the hard-copy catalogue is attached to this description.
  • Related files
  • Related
    The Beinecke Library, Yale University, has papers; King's School, Canterbury, Kent, holds a manuscript of 'Bianca'; the British Library holds papers relating to a report on the possible manufacture of pottery in Egypt, 1892-1896 (Ref: Eg MS 3293). Augustus De Morgan: The University of London holds further correspondence and papers of Augustus De Morgan: MS36, MS165, MS238, MS239, MS240, MS241, MS321, MS322, MS775, MS776, MS786. University College London (UCL) holds correspondence and papers of Augustus De Morgan: MSS ADD 2-3, 5-7, 69. UCL also holds the MS of Elements of statics (MS ADD 27). Further family correspondence is held at Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts (reference : Dep Lovelace Byron) 1831-66: corresp and papers Royal Astronomical Society Library Reference : MSS De Morgan see Memoirs of Royal Astronomical Society vol 85 1978 catalogue of mathematical books Royal Observatory, Edinburgh Reference : NRA(S)2657 NRA 9504 Royal Observatory family corresp NRA 21980 Noel misc corresp Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts Reference : MS Autogr d 14 1850-70: corresp with Sir George Airy (205 items) Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives Reference : RGO MSS 942-52 1830-50: corresp with Charles Babbage British Library, Manuscript Collections Reference : Add MSS 37185-200 passim c1842-64: corresp with George Boole (83 items) London University: University College London (UCL) Manuscripts Room Reference : MS ADD 97 NRA 14258 Boole corresp with Lord Brougham London University: University College London (UCL) Manuscripts Room Reference : BROUGHAM BL, HB see HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982 corresp with Lady Byron Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts Reference : Dep Lovelace Byron NRA 21980 Noel 1856-57: letters (37) to William Hepworth Dixon Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives Reference : Add 9428 see Annual Return 1997 1855-64: letters (19) to Alexander Campbell Fraser National Library of Scotland, Manuscripts Division Reference : Dep 208 NRA 27273 Fraser 1845-51: letters (12) to James Halliwell-Phillipps Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections Reference : LOA 1841-65: letters (252) to Sir William Hamilton Trinity College Dublin Reference : MS 1492 NRA 20076 Hamilton 1852-66: letters to F Hendriks London University: University College London (UCL) Manuscripts Room Reference : MS ADD 147 1831-70: corresp with Sir John Herschel (c384 items) Royal Society Reference : HS NRA 8803 Herschel 1845-49: letters (10) to Lord Kelvin Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives Reference : Add 7342, 7656 NRA 20700 Stokes 1832-60: letters (26) to Sir John Lubbock Royal Society Reference : LUB see HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982 1831-66: letters to Royal Astronomical Society Royal Astronomical Society Library Reference : RAS letters see Memoirs of Royal Astronomical Society vol 85 1978 1827-44: letters to Society for Diffusion of Useful Knowledge London University: University College London (UCL) Manuscripts Room Reference : SDUK NRA 22241 SDUK c1832-66: letters (69) to William Whewell Cambridge University: Trinity College Library Reference : Whewell MSS NRA 8804 Whewell 1841-66: letters (c30) American Philosophical Society Library see NUC MS 76-902William De Morgan: papers Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library Reference: see Hamer, Archives and MSS in USA 1961 MS of Bianca The King's School, Canterbury NRA 15260 Walpole 1892-96: papers relating to his report on possible manufacture of pottery in Egypt British Library, Manuscript Collections Eg MS 3293
  • Level of description
    fonds
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