|Description||Original letters (some with transcripts), addressee slips and envelopes. Includes correspondence of Dr William Hyde Wollaston PRS, his brother George Hyde Wollaston and of George's son Edward Luard Wollaston dating to Edward's grand tour of Europe in 1835-1836. Notable correspondents include Charles Babbage, Alexander Humboldt, the Duke of Wellington and Pierre Simon Girard.|
Press cuttings, booklets, memoirs and other secondary literature and research material realting to members of the Wollaston family, chiefly Dr William Hyde Wollaston PRS.
|Administrative history||Edward Luard Wollaston was born in 1814, to George Hyde Wollaston and Mary-Ann Wollaston (nee Luard). George was born on July 10 1765, he was the brother of Dr William Hyde Wollaston PRS who had no children but was one of 17 children born to the Reverend Francis John Hyde Wollaston FRS and Althea Wollaston.|