Research Catalog

Hardwicke collection

Title
Hardwicke collection, ca. 1500-1900.
Author
Hardwicke, Philip Yorke, Earl of, 1690-1764.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid

Details

Additional Authors
  • Hardwicke, Philip Yorke, Earl of, 1720-1790.
  • Yorke, Charles, 1722-1770.
Description
26.5 linear feet (140 v., 1 box).
Summary
Collection consists of British correspondence and official documents (handwritten transcripts in part), dealing mainly with European diplomatic affairs and the American colonies, collected during the 18th century by Philip, Lord Hardwicke, and by his sons, the second Earl of Hardwicke and Charles Yorke.
Subjects
Note
  • Originals located in the British State Paper Office, the Harleian, Cottonian, and Bodelian libraries at Oxford University, the Advocates Library, and elsewhere.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Additional Formats (note)
  • available on microfilm;
Source (note)
  • Astor, John J.
Biography (note)
  • Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke (1690-1764) was a judge who served for many years as Lord Chancellor of England.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Cataloging updated
Call Number
MssCol 1313
Author
Hardwicke, Philip Yorke, Earl of, 1690-1764. Collector
Title
Hardwicke collection, ca. 1500-1900.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Manuscripts and Archives Division; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Additional Formats
Vol. 33 available on microfilm; New York Public Library.
Biography
Philip Yorke, 1st Earl of Hardwicke (1690-1764) was a judge who served for many years as Lord Chancellor of England.
Finding Aids
Collection guide available in repository and on internet.
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Finding Aid
Added Author
Hardwicke, Philip Yorke, Earl of, 1720-1790. Collector
Yorke, Charles, 1722-1770. Collector
LCCN
ms 70001731
Research Call Number
MssCol 1313
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