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Pettigrew, Thomas Joseph, 1791-1865



  • Existence: 1791 - 1865

Thomas Pettigrew (1791-1865), British surgeon and antiquarian who became an expert on Ancient Egyptian mummies.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

John Bruce collection

Call Number: OSB MSS 73
Overview: Series I, Letters to John Bruce, consists almost entirely of business and professional letters addressed to him in his roles as Secretary of the Camden Society and editor of many of its early publications. Correspondents include Octavian Blewitt; Sir Robert Harry Inglis; William Jerdan; Macvey Napier; Julia Pardoe; and Thomas Joseph Pettigrew.Series II, Letters of Caroline Amelia Halsted, contains 35 letters from the popular historian to Bruce on the subjects of her royal biographies; her...
Dates: 1835-1845

Samuel Taylor Coleridge collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 880
Overview: The collection consists of letters written by Samuel Taylor Coleridge to his friends and colleagues, including Joseph Cottle, James Gillman, and William Sotheby, along with a small selection of autograph manuscript poems and other writings.
Dates: 1797-1834

Pettigrew papers

Call Number: OSB MSS 113
Overview: The collection consists of letters to Pettigrew from a variety of correspondents, including scholars and antiquarians, members of the nobility and gentry, and professional colleagues. The letters concern scientific matters, including Egyptology and medicine, and the affairs of the various learned societies of which Pettigrew was a member, such as the British Archaeological Association, the Medical Society of London, the Royal Society, the Society of Antiquarians, and the Archaeologcal Institute...
Dates: 1797-1865

Jane Porter collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 265
Overview: Contains letters from Porter to various people, including Sir James Bland Burges, Dominic Paul Colnaghi, Mrs. S. C. Hall, James Justinian Morier, Thomas Joseph Pettigrew, and Owen Rees; holograph version of Porter's "The Pastor's Fire Side"; and proofs for Porter's "Thaddeus of Warsaw."
Dates: 1805-1848

Sussex correspondence

Call Number: OSB MSS 58
Overview: Letters to Augustus Frederick, mainly concerning the Duke's library and his literary interests; many originally accompanied presentation copies of works by the authors. Also letters requesting financial patronage, personal favors, or the Duke's participation in learned societies.
Dates: 1812-1841