Boswell, James, 1740-1795
- Existence: 1740-10-29 - 1795-05-19
James Boswell (1740-1795), Scottish lawyer, diarist, and author of The Life of Johnson (1791)
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Call Number: GEN MSS 89
Overview: The Boswell Collection contains the correspondence, diaries, and manuscripts of author James Boswell; estate records, letters, personal and professional papers, and other materials documenting the lives and careers of ten generations of Boswells and their possession of the barony of Auchinleck; and correspondence relating to the political career of Alexander Bruce, Earl of Kincardine.
Dates: 1428-1936, bulk 1700-1795