Wren, Christopher, Sir, 1632-1723

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Wren, British architect especially known for his design of St. Paul's Cathedral, London.

From the description of [Letter] 1676 Jun. 1 To my Lord High Treasurer / Chr. Wren. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 503076756

Epithet: Professor of Astronomy at Gresham College

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000507.0x00010a

English architect.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London?], to an unidentified correspondent, 1707 Jan. 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584286

From the description of Autograph statement of approval (2 lines) and signature : [London], 1674 Oct. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584276

From the description of Autograph letter signed : [London?], to theCommissioners of the Treasury, 1692 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584283

From the description of Document signed : [London], 1694 Aug. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270584280

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creatorOf Wren, Christopher, Sir, 1632-1723. Autograph letter signed : [London?], to an unidentified correspondent, 1707 Jan. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn John Houghton, Agriculturalist: Philosophical papers: 17th cent.Abraham Hill, Commissioner of Trade: Collections of philosophical papers: 17th cent.Sir William Petty, FRS, Surveyor-General of Ireland: Philosophical papers: 17th cent.Francis Lodwick, ... British Library
creatorOf [Christopher Wren, biographical materials] University of Wisconsin - Madison, General Library System
referencedIn London; SOCIETIES, SCIENTIFIC. ROYAL SOCIETY: Register books Nos. i. and ii.: 17th cent.: Copy.includes:ff. 127 b-141 b John Evelyn, of Wotton: History of the rowling press for etching: 17th cent. ff. 141 b-143 Christiaan Huygens, d 1695 Heer van Zu... British Library
creatorOf Arlington, Henry Bennet, Earl of, 1618-1685. Autograph letter signed : to Sir Christopher Wren, 1674-5 Feb. 18. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Boswell's Life of Johnson : including Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North Wales, edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1464-1897 (inclusive), 1724-1874 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Sloane 1942Paper, in folio, ff. 36, XVII Century; Papers of Dr. Nehemiah Grew one of the Secretaries of the Royal Society.1. Three copies of the circular letter sent by Dr. N. Grew and Dr. Robert Hook, Secretaries of the Royal Society, to their Forei... British Library
referencedIn Andreĭ Sakharov papers, 1852-2002 (inclusive), 1960-1990 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Wren, Christopher, Sir, 1632-1723. Document signed : [London], 1694 Aug. 3. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Pullen, Thomas Granville, 1897-1979,. Thomas G. and Louise Rowe Pullen Collection, 1661-1791. William & Mary Libraries
referencedIn Extra-illustrated Life of Nollekens, 1708-1875, 1768-1836 Yale Center for British Art
referencedIn Robert Hooke, FRS: Collection of scientific papers and letters: 17th cent.includes:ff. 1-25 b Geography: Papers of Dr. R. Hooke rel. to the "English Atlas," printed at Oxford: 1680-1683.ff. 1-25 b Moses Pitt, bookseller and publisher, of London: ... British Library
referencedIn Poetry LATIN: Versus "An cælum agit in animam humanam": 18th cent.Sir Hans Sloane, Baronet: Collection by, of papers relating to natural history, medicine, etc.: 18th cent.includes:f. 33 Jean Astruc, Physician to Louis XV: Dissertatio de petrificat... British Library
referencedIn Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944,. Historical papers, [ca. 1400-1899]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Sir Hans Sloane, Baronet: Collection of his loose papers and letters: 17th-18th centt.includes:f. 15 Hippocrates: Explicatio Aphorismi xv., sect. 3: 17th cent.f. 16 Mrs Bowles: Receipts for ruptures: 17th cent.: Autogr.f. 18 Hoxton, Middlesex: ... British Library
referencedIn Sir Christopher Wren : vertical file. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
creatorOf Wren, Christopher, Sir, 1632-1723. Report, 1716 November 14, to the Lords of the Treasury. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Articles of Agreement, 1696 January 15 John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
referencedIn Perry Collection. Articles of agreement 1696 Jan. 15. Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
referencedIn Lowndes, William, 1652-1724. Account books of William Lowndes [manuscript], 1696-1721. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Proposals concerning the English coinage, 1695-1696 Senate House Library, University of London
creatorOf Burnham, Daniel Hudson, 1846-1912. Architects' and designers' papers, 1767-2003. Aurora University, Phillips Library
referencedIn Wren, Sir Christopher, 1632-1723 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Woodman, William, ca. 1654-1731?. Masons' report concerning the roof-line balustrade of St. Paul's Cathedral, 1719 January 26. Yale University, Yale Center for British Art
referencedIn Barr, William Ewart, 1934-. Christopher Wren, F.R.S. : typescript, 1966 May 7 / by William E. Barr. Washington State University, Holland and Terrell Libraries
creatorOf Wren, Christopher, Sir, 1632-1723. [Letter] 1676 Jun. 1 To my Lord High Treasurer / Chr. Wren. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Wren, Christopher, Sir, 1632-1723. Autograph statement of approval (2 lines) and signature : [London], 1674 Oct. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody, 1809-1871. Autograph letter signed : Lincoln, to her daughter Una, 1857 May 23-24. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Report to the Lords of the Treasury, 1716 Nov 14. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
referencedIn University of Virginia. Library. Reference Dept. Reference Department correspondence files, 1906, 1927-1980. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn England and Wales. Treasury. Warrant from Commissioners of the Treasury concerning payments for gardens at Whitehall [manuscript], 1682 July 15. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Donald Hyde and Mary Hyde Eccles Autograph Collection, 1505-1957 (inclusive), 1702-1854 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
creatorOf Wren, Christopher, Sir, 1632-1723. Autograph letter signed : [London?], to theCommissioners of the Treasury, 1692 Dec. 28. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Walter Curt Behrendt papers, 1910-1945 Columbia University. Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library. Dept. of Drawings & Archives,
referencedIn Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., collected and edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1413-1900 (inclusive), 1775-1839 (bulk). Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard
referencedIn Wren Society. [Album prepared for presentation to Arthur Thomas Bolton]. 1944. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
referencedIn Hausdorfer, Walter. English Revenues, Taxes and Expenses, Account Books, 1688-1704. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Festival of Britain (1951). St. Paul's Cathedral, London [model]. Centre canadien d'architecture, | Canadian Centre for Architecture | CCA
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associatedWith Arlington, Henry Bennet, Earl of, 1618-1685. person
associatedWith Barr, William Ewart, 1934- person
associatedWith Behrendt, Walter Curt, 1884-1945 person
correspondedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith Dartiquenave, Charles, 1664-1737. person
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associatedWith Great Britain. corporateBody
associatedWith Great Britain. Lords Commissioners of the Treasury. corporateBody
associatedWith Hawthorne, Sophia Peabody, 1809-1871. person
associatedWith Hooke, Robert, 1635-1703. person
associatedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 person
associatedWith Leeds, Thomas Osborne, Duke of, 1631-1712, person
associatedWith Lowndes, William, 1652-1724. person
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associatedWith Oliver, John, 1635-1701. person
associatedWith Pullen, Thomas Granville, 1897-1979, person
associatedWith Sakharov, Andreĭ, 1921-1989 person
associatedWith Shovell, Sir Clowdisley, 1650-1707. person
associatedWith Smith, David Eugene, 1860-1944, person
associatedWith University of Virginia. Library. Reference Dept. corporateBody
associatedWith Upcott, William, 1779-1845 person
associatedWith Vanbrugh, John, Sir, 1664-1726 person
associatedWith Vanbrugh, John, Sir, 1664-1737. person
associatedWith Walpole, Robert. person
associatedWith Walpole, Robert, Earl of Orford, 1676-1745. person
associatedWith Woodman, William, ca. 1654-1731? person
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Virginia, U.S.A.
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Bologna, Italy
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Vermandois, France
Hoxton, Middlesex
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Great Britain. Board of Works
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Birth 1632-10-20

Death 1723-02-25

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