Cockerell, C.R. (Charles Robert), 1788-1863

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British architect.

From the description of C. R. Cockerell architectural drawings and notes, 1816-ca. 1835. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 145989629

From the description of Charles Robert Cockerell sketchbook leaves, ca. 1819-ca. 1822. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 84441275

English architect.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Savile Row, to an unidentified artist, 1824 Nov. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899354

From the description of Autograph letter signed : "The Bank", to an unidentified correspondent, 1842 June 29. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270899357

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to unidentified recipients, 1849 Mar. 20 and 1850 Feb. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270876783

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to J.P. Knight, 1849 May 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270876781

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British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001072.0x000267

In 1829 a competition was held for a new Cambridge University Library on the site of the Old Schools and existing Library. The designs of Charles Robert Cockerell (1788-1863) were selected in preference to those of Decimus Burton, William Wilkins and Rickman and Hutchinson. Cockerell also submitted a more ambitious proposal. This, and the scale of the proposed work, led to a second competition, 1830, won by Rickman and Hutchinson. There was a pamphlet war over the proposals, 1831-35. A third competition, 1836, was won by Cockerell. The north range (the Cockerell Building, now Gonville and Caius College Library) was begun in 1837 and completed in 1842. Cockerell produced other schemes for a complete rebuilding, but the north range was the only part executed.

From the guide to the Charles Cockerell: Designs for Cambridge University Library, 1829-1840, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

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creatorOf Cockerell, C. R. (Charles Robert), 1788-1863. C. R. Cockerell architectural drawings and notes, 1816-ca. 1835. Getty Research Library
referencedIn LETTERS addressed to the Rt. Hon. Charles Poulett Thomson, M.P., President of the Board of Trade, on the formation of a School of Design; with drafts and papers on the same subject; 1836-1839. Paper; ff. 135. Folio., 1836-1839 British Library
creatorOf Cockerell, C. R. (Charles Robert), 1788-1863. Charles Robert Cockerell sketchbook leaves, ca. 1819-ca. 1822. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Papers, 1808-1888. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Vol. I. 1860.includes:f. 1 Reverend Jacob Abbott: Letter to Griffin and Co.: 1860. f. 3 Reverend John S-C-Abbott: Letter to Griffin and Co.: 1860. f. 5 Jean Victor Adam, Painter: Letter to Griffin and Co.: 1860. f. 6 William Harrison Ainsworth, a..., 1860 British Library
referencedIn FLAXMAN PAPERS. Vol. IV (ff. 419). Correspondence of Maria Denman, viz. (a) Letters from her, 1813-1853 and (f. 60) n.d. f. 1 ;-(b) Letters chiefly to her, 1807-1866 and. (f. 348) n.d. f. 81.Maria Denman: Correspondence of: 1807-1857.includes:f. 2 ..., 1807-1866 British Library
creatorOf Cockerell, Charles Robert, 1788-1863. Autograph letter signed : [n.p.], to J.P. Knight, 1849 May 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Vol. VII. (ff. 671). Apr. 1839-1840includes:f. 1 John Lafont, Rector of Hinxworth: Letters to Rev. P. Bliss: 1834-1839. ff. 3, 153, 197, 217, 253, 623 Thomas Rodd, Bookseller: Letters to Rev. P. Bliss: 1835-1849. f. 5 William Turbitt, Curate of Hal..., 1839-1840 British Library
creatorOf SIR ROBERT SMIRKE (d.1867) AND HIS BROTHER SYDNEY SMIRKE (d.1877): letters to them, supplementing Add. 59847, 60745; 1815-1872, n.d. The letters are arranged in alphabetical order. Purchased of Winifred A. Myers, 15 Jan. 1980. Paper; ff. 185. 227 x 1..., 1815-1872 British Library
creatorOf Ciampi-Coulson, 1821-1827 British Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCCXXIII (ff. 277). 1850, and undated.includes:ff. 1, 29 John Arthur Roebuck, MP: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1841-1850. ff. 11, 91 Henry Drummond, of Albury Park; MP: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1815-1850. f. 14 Christian Friedrich S..., 1850 British Library
creatorOf Charles Cockerell: Designs for Cambridge University Library, 1829-1840 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf Cockerell, C. R. (Charles Robert), 1788-1863. Letter to Henry Sharpe. (s.l.) 1851 Feb. 22. University of Iowa Libraries
referencedIn Charles Cockerell: Designs for Cambridge University Library, 1829-1840 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
referencedIn Joseph Severn papers, 1821-1899. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Vol. IX. (ff. 692). 1843-1845.includes:ff. 1, 146, 148, 203, 216, 240, 266, 287, 301, 303, 305, 308, 316, 319, 326, 328, 336. 344, 454, 472, 484, 490, 506 Thomas Rodd, Bookseller: Letters to Rev. P. Bliss: 1835-1849. f. 3 Reverend Frederick Aubert G..., 1843-1845 British Library
referencedIn Letters of British architects, 1793-1921. Getty Research Library
creatorOf Eastlake, Charles Lock, Sir, 1793-1865. Correspondence of Sir Charles Lock Eastlake and family, 1833-1896. Getty Research Library
referencedIn Vol. XVII. (ff. 407). 1849-includes:ff. 1, 5 Hannah Charlotte Stewart-Mackenzie, wife of Keith Stewart-Mackenzie: Letters to Sir J. C. Hobhouse: 1849. ff. 4, 107 Simon Watson Taylor: Letters to Sir J.C. Hobhouse: 1849-1867. ff. 8, 18, 19, 20 Revere..., 1849 British Library
creatorOf SYDNEY SMIRKE: 286 letters from architects, artists and public figures, mostly to Sydney Smirke (b.1798, d.1877), architect of the British Museum Reading Room; 1793-1872. See also Add. 59847, 60756. Owned by F. R. Jemmett (see inside front cover). Pu..., 1793-1872 British Library
referencedIn Vol. X. (f. 375). 1829.includes:ff. 1, 2, 11, 56, 59, 61, 247, 259, 263, 290, 292, 304, 354, 359 Joanna Hobhouse, daughter of Sir B Hobhouse, Baronet: Letters to J. C. Hobhouse, her brother: 1827-1830. ff. 4, 289, 326, 355 Amelia Hobhouse, daughter ..., 1829 British Library
creatorOf Cockerell, Charles Robert, 1788-1863. Autograph letter signed : "The Bank", to an unidentified correspondent, 1842 June 29. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf British Records Association Collection. Vol. VI (ff. 252). Painters, engravers, sculptors, architects, art collectors and critics; n.d. Selectively indexed. Alphabetically arranged. 1. ff. 1-101b. Letters to individuals, including:-(a) Henry Sandfor..., 1792-1898 British Library
creatorOf MS Mus. 1668. Vol. xliii. Bax family papers; 1842-1952, n.d. Letters to Bax from his mother, brothers, children and cousin, one letter from Bax to his parents, and a collection of 19th century letters.ff. 207. 285 x 220mm.includes:f. 3. A. H. Baily..., 1842-1952 British Library
referencedIn Vol. X. (ff. 696). Oct. 1838-Dec. 1841.includes:f. 1 Sir Benjamin Collins Brodie, 1st Baronet: Letters to C. Babbage: 1834-1861. ff. 3, 115, 534 Robert Vaughan Richards, barrister: Letters to C. Babbage: 1831-1841. ff. 5, 389 Julius Jeffreys: Lett... British Library
referencedIn Architectural Archive, 1710-2011 St Paul's Cathedral
referencedIn The Grange, Hampshire, England : vertical file. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Burke-Dysart, 1808-1826 British Library
referencedIn MISCELLANE0US AUTOGRAPH LETTERS, signatures, etc.; 1830-1878, n.d. The letters are taken mainly from correspondence of Thomas Sansom (d. 1872), of the Custom House, Liverpool (and later of Newcastle), Fellow of the Botanical Society of Edinburgh and ..., 1830-1878 British Library
creatorOf MISCELLANEOUS LETTERS AND PAPERS. Paper; ff. 72. British Library arrangement. A. Letter of Richard Westmacott, sculptor, (b.1799, d.1872) to William Wyon, chief engraver at the Royal Mint; 1 Aug. 1838. With three ink sketches presumably by Wyon deriv..., 1630-1977 British Library
referencedIn Vol. VIII. (ff. 642). 1841-1842.includes:f. 1 Thomas Wilson: Letters to Rev. P. Bliss: 1819-1841. ff. 3, 47, 165 Charles Ellis: Letters to Rev. P. Bliss: 1828-1848. ff. 4, 15, 103, 320, 396 Sir Frederic Madden, KH; Keeper of Manuscripts, British Mu..., 1841-1842 British Library
referencedIn Bennoch, Francis, 1812-1890. Correspondence, 1838-1886. University of Iowa Libraries
creatorOf Cockerell, Charles Robert, 1788-1863. Autograph letters signed (2) : [n.p.], to unidentified recipients, 1849 Mar. 20 and 1850 Feb. 26. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gibson, John, 1790-1866. Letters, 1852-1860. Getty Research Library
referencedIn C.R. Cockerell : vertical file. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
referencedIn Dodd, Eugene Merrick. Charles Robert Cockerell: His life and work up to ca. 1835 (thesis), 1963. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
creatorOf Cockerell, Charles Robert, 1788-1863. Autograph letter signed : Savile Row, to an unidentified artist, 1824 Nov. 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn FLAXMAN PAPERS. Vol. II (ff. 519). Letters to (a) John Flaxman, [1783]-1826 and (f. 271) n.d. f. 3 ;-(b) Ann Flaxman, 1780-1820 and (f. 500) n.d. f. 340.includes:f. 1 Daniel Flaxman: Letter to his brother J. Flaxman, senior, on the latter's second m..., 1780-1826 British Library
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associatedWith Bennoch, Francis, 1812-1890. person
associatedWith Cambridge University corporateBody
associatedWith Cambridge University Library corporateBody
associatedWith Campbell, Colen, 1676-1729. person
associatedWith Castle Howard (England) corporateBody
associatedWith Cockerell Charles Robert 1788-1863 person
associatedWith Cockerell, Samuel Pepys. person
associatedWith Dodd, Eugene Merrick. person
associatedWith Eastlake, Charles Lock, Sir, 1793-1865. person
associatedWith Gandon, James, 1742-1823. person
associatedWith Gibson, John, 1790-1866. person
associatedWith Gonville and Caius College (University of Cambridge) corporateBody
associatedWith Haydon, Benjamin Robert, 1786-1846 person
associatedWith Hope, Thomas, 1770?-1831. person
associatedWith Knight, J. P., person
associatedWith Ray, Gordon Norton, 1915- person
correspondedWith Severn, Joseph, 1793-1879 person
associatedWith Sharpe, Henry, person
associatedWith Smirke, Robert, 1752-1845. person
associatedWith Surveyor to the Fabric, Clerk of Works, consultants, contractors and designers person
associatedWith Woolfe, John, d. 1793. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
London, England
Woodstock, Oxfordshire
Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire
Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire
London, England
Bakewell, Derbyshire
Great Britain
Great Britain
Skipton-in-Craven, West Riding of Yorkshire
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Architecture--History--19th century
Architecture
Architecture, Domestic
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Birth 1788-04-27

Death 1863-09-17

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