White, Gilbert, 1720-1793

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English naturalist and author.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (7) : Selborne and Ringmer, to the Reverend John White, 1773 Oct. 1-1777 Sept. 11. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270588813

English natualist and author.

From the description of The Naturalist's Journal : London : manuscript, 1909. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270589799

White was appointed as deacon at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, 27 April 1747. The earliest sermon in this group is dated soon thereafter, 13 March 1747.

From the description of Gilbert White sermons : manuscript, 1747-1753. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 659786178

Gilbert White (1720-1793), the naturalist and vicar of Selbourne. For fuller details of his life and achievements see the Dictionary of National Biography.

From the guide to the Sermon, by Gilbert White, ca.1795, (GB 206 Leeds University Library)

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referencedIn Henshaw, Samuel, 1852-1941. Correspondence with booksellers concerning Gilbert White, 1888-1938. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf White, Gilbert, 1720-1793. Account book : manuscript, 1755-1758. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Henshaw, Samuel, 1852-1941,. Samuel Henshaw letters from various correspondents, 1849-1931. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn James Russell Lowell additional papers, 1802-1898. Houghton Library.
referencedIn White family papers, 1699-1931. Houghton Library.
creatorOf White, Charles, 1693-1763. Sermons : manuscript, 1732-1763. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf White, Gilbert, 1720-1793. Letters : to Thomas Pennant, 1770, 1775. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Henshaw, Samuel, 1852-1941,. Collection concerning the White family of Selborne, ca. 1600-1800 Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Cox, Isaac. Sermons : manuscript, 1680-1727. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Gilbert White: Sermon, 1765-1791 Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
creatorOf Henshaw, Samuel, 1852-1941,. Collection concerning Gilbert White of Selborne, ca. 1720-1943. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Holt-White, Rashleigh. Correspondence, 1820-1926. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Churton, Ralph, 1754-1831. Letters : to Gilbert White, 1786-1793. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Holt-White, Rashleigh. Dating two drawings of Gilbert White : typescript, 1921 May. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn White family. Papers, 1699-1931. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Manuscripts from the Cope collection, relating to Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, c.1655-1889 University of Southampton Libraries Special Collections
creatorOf Fisher, M. F. K. (Mary Frances Kennedy), 1908-1992. Typed letter signed with initials : St. Helena, California, to David Pleydell-Bouverie, 1970 July 12. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Gilbert White indenture, 1761. University of Georgia, University of Georgia, Main Library
referencedIn Samuel Henshaw collection of newsclippings concerning Gilbert White, 1876-1931. Houghton 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.
creatorOf White, Gilbert, 1720-1793. The Naturalist's Journal : London : manuscript, 1909. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Jardine, William, Sir, 1800-1874. Introductory observations : manuscript, [1854] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf White, Gilbert, 1720-1793. An exact copy of the account books of Gilbert White of Selborne / by his great grand-nephew Rashleigh Holt-White : manuscript, 1907. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf White, Gilbert, 1720-1793. Autograph letters signed (7) : Selborne and Ringmer, to the Reverend John White, 1773 Oct. 1-1777 Sept. 11. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Sermon, by Gilbert White, ca.1795 GB 206 Leeds University Library
referencedIn Henshaw, Samuel, 1852-1941,. Manuscripts concerning the White family of Selborne, ca. 1700-1900. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf White, Gilbert, 1720-1793. Account books : typescript, [19--] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Henshaw, Samuel, 1852-1941,. Samuel Henshaw collection of newsclippings concerning Gilbert White, 1876-1931. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Amy Lowell autograph collection, 1523-1930. Houghton Library.
creatorOf White, Gilbert, 1720-1793. Gilbert White sermons : manuscript, 1747-1753. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf White, Gilbert, 1720-1793. Owls have very expressive notes : manuscript, 1958. Harvard University, Houghton Library
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associatedWith Alexander, Margaret, person
correspondedWith Boswell, James, 1740-1795 person
associatedWith British Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Churton, Ralph, 1754-1831. person
associatedWith Cox, Isaac. person
associatedWith Cremin, Robert, person
associatedWith Cremin, Robert, Mrs., person
associatedWith Fisher, M. F. K. (Mary Frances Kennedy), 1908-1992. person
associatedWith Henshaw, Samuel, 1852-1941, person
associatedWith Hodge, Tom, person
associatedWith Holt-White, Rashleigh, person
associatedWith Jardine, William, Sir, 1800-1874. person
associatedWith Jeayes, D. M. person
correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
correspondedWith Lowell, James Russell, 1819-1891 person
associatedWith Mullens, W. H. (William Herbert), b. 1866. person
associatedWith Pennant, Thomas, 1726-1798. person
associatedWith University of Oxford corporateBody
associatedWith White, Charles, 1693-1763. person
associatedWith White family. family
correspondedWith White family. family
associatedWith White, Gilbert person
associatedWith White, John, 1727-1780, person
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Ornithology
Private libraries--18th century
Birds
Sermons, English - 19th century
Sermons, English--18th century
Bible N.T. Luke Sermons Early works to 1800
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Sermons 18th century
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Birth 1720-07-18

Death 1793-06-26

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