William Court Gully: Travel Journal

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Travel journal describing a journey through Belgium, Germany and Switzerland, 1866. Places visited include Brussels, Cologne, Heidelberg, Basle, Lucerne, Glacier der Rhone, Visp, Thun, and Berne. There is also a loose sheet of notes of travel, 1864-66.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Court Gully (1835-1909), M.P. for Carlisle, 1892-1905, and Speaker of the House of Commons, 1895-1906, was created 1st Viscount Selby in 1905.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1993.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Summary Catalogue.

Related Material

Cambridge University Library also holds correspondence and papers of W.C. Gully, MS. Add.8912.