Sir William Gell Travel Diaries

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The diaries comprise 140 pages (Greece and the Aegean), and 112 pages (Germany, Austria and Italy). The volume on travels through Germany, Austria and Italy is illustrated.

Administrative / Biographical History

These are two diaries of European travels undertaken by Sir William Gell through Greece, Italy, Germany and Austria. They are not day-by-day recounts, but are rather rewritten after the events from notes taken at the time.

Conditions Governing Access

Accessible to all bona fide readers.

Acquisition Information

Purchased by the University of Bristol in 1926.

Note

Compiled by Martin Hall, Assistant Archivist, University of Bristol Information Services - Special Collections.

Other Finding Aids

Handwritten summary available in Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to copy material must be obtained from the University of Bristol Information Services - Special Collections.