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Robert Willis: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5022-5045

Scope and Contents

Mainly concerning architecture, and often made in preparation for his printed works. Many of the papers are accompanied by related correspondence. The writer or compiler is Willis unless otherwise indicated.


  • Creation: 1830-1875


Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


15 volume(s) (15 volumes)

1 folder(s) (1 folder)

8 archive box(es) (8 boxes)

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Other Finding Aids

A separate catalogue to the papers of Robert Willis is available in the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by John Willis Clark, 1910

Related Materials

For further papers of Robert Willis see MSS Add. 5058-5062, 5064, 5071, 5074, 5075, 5078-5082, 5127-5139 and 5141-5144. The Library also holds a collection of papers of Willis' collaborator, John Willis Clark, parts of which are either by Willis or concern him and and his work. See MSS.Add.5063, 5065-5070, 5072, 5073, 5076, 5077, 5083, 5091 and 5103.

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