Isambard Brunel archive

In November 2010 the Brunel Collection moved to the Brunel Institute at the SS Great Britain, a collaborative venture of the University of Bristol and the SS Great Britain Trust.


  • IB to W. Rossiter. Apologising for late delivery of a book.1871
  • Lady Brunel to IB. Concerning family matters and holiday arrangements. 1846
  • John Weale to IB. Publication proposal for a life & works of IKB to be edited by IB. 1860
  • Capt. Christopher Claxton to IB. Concerning IKB's use of screw propulsion in steamships Great Britain & Rattler. Plans of Great Eastern. 1863
  • George Augustus Selwyn, Bp. of Lichfield, to IB. Arrangements to meet. 1873
  • William Page Wood, Baron Hatherley, to IB. Thanking him for his kind offer and enclosing a note. 1876
  • Archibald Campbell Tait, Abp. of Canterbury, to IB. Can he tell him where to find outline of a Bill now being prepared for Convocation. 1877
  • Sir Henry Bartle Frere to IB. Thinks his draft letter to Mr. Marples excellent. 1883
  • Sir Henry Wentworth Acland to IB. Jocular letter accompanying a present for Celia Brunel James. 1891

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