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Ingram, John Kells: letter (1878)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL63
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Ingram, John Kells: letter (1878)
Date(s): 1878
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 2 leaves
Name of creator(s): Ingram | John Kells | 1823-1907 | scholar and economist


Administrative/Biographical history:

John Kells Ingram was born into a Protestant family in County Donegal, Ireland in 1823. He was educated at Trinity College Dublin, where he co-founded the Dublin Philosophical Society. He became a fellow of Trinity College in 1846 and a professor in 1852, later serving as librarian and vice-provost. From 1847 he was also a member of the Royal Irish Academy, serving as president from 1892 until 1896. His interests were wide-ranging, from geometry to classical literature, but he is best remembered as an economist.


Scope and content/abstract:

Letter from John Kells Ingram of 2 Wellington Road, Dublin to Leslie Cliffe, 7 Nov 1878. Referring to Ingram's address and Lowe's answer to it in The Times. Autograph, with signature.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

See hard copy catalogue.

Conditions governing access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Please contact the University Archivist for details. 24 hours notice is required for research visits.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Finding aids:

Catalogue of the manuscripts and autograph letters in the University Library at the central building of the University of London (1921). A copy is available in the Library's Palaeography Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

See archivist

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented by the Royal Insitution to mark the centenary of the University of London, Jul 1936.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Anya Turner.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
July 2008

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