Papers, 1699-1931.


Papers, 1699-1931.

Primarily correspondence of Gilbert White, discussing the natural history of Selborne and other places. The letters also concern family history and news, and legal and financial matters. Also contains account books, poems, sermons, and other writings, together with correspondence of other family members, including Benjamin White, John White, Thomas Holt White, and Thomas White. Additionally, there are nature drawings and a commonplace book by John White, and a copy of the Selborne Parish Register for 1792.

4 boxes (2 linear ft.)




SNAC Resource ID: 7795470

Houghton Library

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White family. (family)

Gilbert White was a naturalist and Anglican clergyman from Selborne, England. From the description of Papers, 1699-1931. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612375822 ...

White, Benjamin, 1754-1821. (person)

White, T. Holt (Thomas Holt), 1724-1797 (person)

White, John, 1727-1780. (person)

White, Thomas Holt, 1762 or 1763-1841 (person)

White, Gilbert, 1720-1793 (person)

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 t...