This collection includes letters from, and drafts of letters to, scientists, artists, musicians, soldiers, political figures, and court personages throughout Europe, especially Italy and France. Topics covered range from personal and social affairs to agriculture, botany, geology, natural history, coinage, museum management, politics, weights and measures, current affairs. The collection also includes four diaries, housed separately with manuscript volumes.
8 Linear feet
Agriculture | Beyond Early America | Botany. | Botta, Carlo, 1766-1837 | Bridges. | Brugnatelli, Luigi Vincenzo, 1761-1818 | Coinage. | Crell, Lorenz Florenz Friedrich von, 1744-1816 | Dandolo, Vincenzo, conte, 1758-1819 | Deleuze, J. P. F. (Joseph Philippe François), 1753-1835 | Diaries. | Fabbroni, Giovanni Valentino Mattia, 1752-1822 | Favi, Francesco | Foreign Language | France -- Intellectual life. | France -- Politics and government -- 1774-1793. | France -- Politics and government -- 19th century. | France -- Social life and customs. | Gallerio, Giorgio | Gallini, Stefano, 1766-1836 | Geology. | Grimaldi, Gabriele | Humboldt, Wilhelm, Freiherr von, 1767-1835 | Italy -- Intellectual life. | Italy -- Politics and government -- 18th century. | Italy -- Politics and government -- 19th century. | Italy -- Social life and customs. | Kauffmann, Angelica, 1741-1807 | Locks (Hydraulic engineering) -- Middle Atlantic states -- History. | Machinery -- Drawings. | Manufacturing processes. | Museums -- History. | Natural history. | Penrose, Thomas, 1742-1779 | Potocki, Jan,hrabia,1761-1815. | Santi, Giorgio | Saunders, William, 1743-1817 | Savi, Gaetano, 1769-1844 | Science and technology | Scientific Correspondence | Sketches. | Solander, Daniel Charles, 1733-1782 | Tessier, M., (Alexandre-Henri), 1741-1837 | Thiébaut de Berneaud, Arsenne, 1777-1850 | Thunberg, Carl Peter, 1743-1828 | Tools -- Drawings. | Vassalli-Eandi, Antonio Maria, 1761-1825 | Venturi, Giovanni Battista, 1746-1822 | Wedgwood, Josiah, 1730-1795 | Weights and measures. | Whitehurst, John, 1713-1788