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Robert Willis: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5071, 5074, 5075, 5078-5082

Scope and Contents

Papers concerning Willis's book; The architectural history of the University of Cambridge and of the colleges of Cambridge and Eton. The writer or compiler is Willis unless otherwise indicated.


  • Creation: 1880 (Circa)


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1 archive box(es) (1 box (8 volumes))

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by John Willis Clark, 1910.

Related Materials

For further papers of Robert Willis see MSS Add. 5022-5045, 5058-5062, 5064, 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.


MS.Add.5069: extracts from the transcript are printed in Robert Willis, Architectural history of the University of Cambridge, Vol. II, pp. 196-200. MS.Add.5070: for further information see the Architectural history of the University of Cambridge, Vol. II, pp. 267-268.
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