Way, Albert, 1805-1874

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British antiquary.

From the description of Miscellaneous papers, ca. 1844. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83030627

Epithet: Director, Society of Antiquaries

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000979.0x000293

English archaeologist.

From the description of Autograph letters signed (3) : Wonham Manor, Reigate, to "Dear Sir", 1860 Aug. 6 and 10 and Oct. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270661300

Two letter discussing antiquarian matters; the first letter requested verification of a pair of Egyptian earrings. Collection also includes clipping of Way's obituary from The Athenaeum.

Albert Way, correspondent and antiquary, was born at Bath. He was privately educated and after earning his degree at Trinity College Cambridge, he joined the Society of Antiquaries. Way devoted his energies fully to the work of the Society and in 1843, he became its director. He executed many projects including the making of a catalogue of the museum of the Society. His efforts to make the Society more scientific met with disagreement which resulted in his forming the Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland in 1845. Way wrote numerous articles for The.

Journal of the Institute. He was an excellent correspondent and is most known for his letters from inquiries all over Europe.

From the description of Letters, [between 1844 and 1860]. (Temple University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 122594032

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referencedIn Letters of British authors, 1770-1915. Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: [1855] Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland. 26, Suffolk Street, Pall Mall [London] to David Laing / [Albert Way]. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1861 July 3, Wonham Manor, Reigate, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Bateman, Thomas, 1821-1861. [Letter to Albert Way, antiquary]. University of Sheffield, Sheffield University
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: [18--] Apr. 15, Hotel Castiglione, Rue Castiglione, Paris, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1862 Jan 8, 21 Chapel Street, Belgrave Square [London] to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1861 June 23, Wonham Manor, Reigate, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Letters of British authors, 1770-1915 Getty Research Institute
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1863 July 16, Tunbridge Wells, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1860 Sept. 7, Wonham, Reigate, to Dr Keller / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1856 Aug. 22, Dunkeld, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1857 Aug. 24, Arrochar [Dunbartonshire] to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Autograph letters signed (3) : Wonham Manor, Reigate, to "Dear Sir", 1860 Aug. 6 and 10 and Oct. 1. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: [18--] Mar. 29, Wonham Manor, Reigate, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Furnivall, Frederick James, 1825-1910. Correspondence of Frederick James Furnivall, 1843-1910 (bulk 1848-1895). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1868 June 1, Wonham, Reigate, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1857 June 7, Wonham Manor, Reigate, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1859 Feb. 8, Wonham Manor, Reigate, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1857 June 18, Wonham, Reigate, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1856 Apr. 26, Wonham Manor, Reigate, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Vol. CCCLX (ff . 418). 10 Feb. -1 Mar. 1844.includes:f. 1 Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet; Prime Minister: Correspondence with Lord Jocelyn: 1841-1849.f. 1 Robert Jocelyn, Viscount Jocelyn son of Robert Jocelyn: Correspondence with Sir R. Peel: 1841... British Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1867 May 13, Wonham Manor, Reigate, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Phillipps, Thomas, Sir, 1792-1872. Mappae clavicula : page proofs, 1847. Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1874 Sept. 7, National Portrait Gallery, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, W. [London] to David Laing / [Albert Way]. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1857 June 23, The Athenaeum [London] to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1856 June 3, Wonham Manor, Reigate, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: [1855, to David Laing] / [Albert Way]. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Miscellaneous papers, ca. 1844. J. Paul Getty Center, Arts Archives
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1861 Mar. 11, Wonham, Reigate, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1858 Dec. 14, Wonham Manor, Reigate, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Morris, Richard, 1833-1894. Letter : London, to Albert Way, 1865. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1860 Sept. 7, Wonham Manor, Reigate, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1861 July 10, Wonham, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1860 Sept. 3, Audley End, Walden, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1871 Feb. 28, Bournemouth, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1859 Jan. 17, Wonham, Reigate, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1856 June 19, Wonham Manor, Reigate, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1858 Dec. 20, Wonham, Reigate, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: [18--] May 24, Wonham, Reigate, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1861 July 6, Wonham Manor, Reigate, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Palfrey family papers, 1713-1915. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1863 June 20, Paris, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1861 Aug. 3, Peterborough, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1862 July 14, Wonham, Reigate, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1859 July 20, Carlisle, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letters, [between 1844 and 1860]. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Morris, Richard, 1833-1894. Letter : London, to Albert Way, 1865. Texas Christian University
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: [1855] May 10, Wonham Manor, Reigate to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Way, Albert, 1805-1874. Letter: 1859 Jan. 6, Wonham Manor, Reigate, to David Laing / Albert Way. University of Edinburgh - Main Library, Edinburgh University Library
creatorOf Smith, Charles Roach, 1807-1890,. Shakespeareana [manuscript] : autograph letters of Shakespearean interest, 1836-1890 / written ... by and to Charles Roach Smith and other celebrated antiquaries. Folger Shakespeare Library
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Ireland, Europe
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Scotland
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Ballagh, Roscommon
Scotland--Edinburgh
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Coins
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Birth 1805

Death 1874

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