Strickland Papers

Scope and Content

Diaries, logs and papers of Sir William Strickland and his son Eustachius Strickland. Includes:

-William Strickland's diaries and log of his voyage to America

-Strickland Family Papers - papers of William and Eustachius Strickland on a wide variety of subjects - history, agriculture, botany, law, and religion. Compiled or written in the 18th and early 19th centuries, but the subject matter dealt with covers a historical period from 921BC-1830.

Access Information


Material is available subject to the usual terms and conditions of access to Archives and Local History collections.

Custodial History

The Strickland collection was transferred to York Archives from the Yorkshire Museum in October 1971. The edited collection of Sir William Strickland's journal of a tour of the USA (1794 - 1795) was deposited on 16th May 1996.