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.
Sir William Gell Travel Diaries
Scope and Content
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.
Purchased by the University of Bristol in 1926.
Compiled by Martin Hall, Assistant Archivist, University of Bristol Information Services - Special Collections.
Other Finding Aids
Handwritten summary available in Special Collections.
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Permission to copy material must be obtained from the University of Bristol Information Services - Special Collections.