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- Backhouse, Edward, 1808-1879 1
- Backhouse, John Mounsey 1
- Backhouse, Lucy Backhouse, 1812-1872 1
- Backhouse, Rachel, 1826-1898 1
- Backhouse, Thomas J. (Thomas James), 1810-1857 1
- Backus family 1
- Barclay, Ann Ford, 1822-1913 1
- Barclay, Elizabeth Gurney 1
- Browne, Helen S. 1
- Caddich, Bessey 1
- Caddich, Harriet Bell 1
- Cave, Henry, 1779-1836 1
- Church Missionary Society 1
- Church Missionary Society. Gleaners' Union 1
- College of Preceptors (London, England) 1
- Davison, W. 1
- Delany, Mary, 1700-1788 1
- Draper, H. S. 1
- Dulwich Picture Gallery 1
- East India Company 1 ∧ less
Backhouse and Mounsey collection
Call Number: MSS 13
Overview: The collection comprises etchings, lithographs, and drawings by Edward Backhouse, Edward Backhouse Mounsey, and other members of the Backhouse and Mounsey families of Darlington (County Durham) in the early 19th century.
Botanical collages from the circle of Booth Grey
Call Number: MSS 65
Overview: The collection comprises 139 hand-cut paper collages on paper prepared with watercolor, created by Booth Grey (1740-1802) or those in his circle of acquaintances, in the manner of the well-known "paper mosaics" made by Mrs. Delany.
James Forbes archive: A voyage from England to Bombay with descriptions in Asia, Africa, and South America
Call Number: MSS 66
Scope and Contents: The collection comprises thirteen manuscript volumes, each of which contains numerous illustrations as well as transcriptions of letters originally composed while Forbes was in India, with a particular concentration on the natural history of India. The manuscript was finished in 1800, although most of the drawings are those done at the time of the voyage, circa 1765-1776. Volume 1 includes a presentation page, dated 11 April 1800, in which Forbes gives the set to his daughter, Elizabeth Rosée...
Dates: circa 1765-1800
Pease family collection of sketchbooks and exercise books
Call Number: MSS 6
Overview: The collection comprises sketchbooks and exercise books belonging to the Pease family of Durham and Yorkshire Counties, England. The Peases were part of an important network of Quaker industrialists in the northeast of England, and established the nation's first railroad in 1825. Items in the collection date from the early nineteenth to the early twentieth century.
Rowe collection of botanical specimens
Call Number: MSS 35
Overview: The collection comprises over 500 pressed plant specimens from the area around Liverpool, assembled by a "Miss Rowe" of 2 Elizabeth Street, in 1861.
Whyte Family Correspondence
Call Number: MSS 19
Overview: The collection comprises correspondence sent to Eva, Lizzie Hester, and Sylvie Whyte by family and friends in the 1880s and 1890s, and provides insight into the lives of adolescent girls growing up in Victorian England in the fashionable Midlands town of Malvern, and their travels abroad.