Wilkins, William, 1778 - 1839 (Architect)
- Existence: 1778 - 1839
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Mainly correspondence, concerning: the controversies and legal wrangling between William Frere and Edward Christian, who petitioned against Frere's election as Master in 1812; vice-chancellorship; general. The letters are not generally about College or estate administration. Includes correspondence from Sir Busick Harwood. Cornwallis Hewett and William Wilkins.
The archive contains two sets of Wilkins' drawings, completed almost entirely by his own hand between 1806 and 1817. They consist of detailed drawings of the original scheme for Downing College and a complete set of 67 drawings for the building of the West Range from 1817 onwards. The very first six drawings that Wilkins submitted have not survived, neither have his revised set dating to June 1806.