Addison, Joseph

Scope and Content

Includes research material concerning Joseph Addison (1672-1719)

Access Information

Open for research. Readers must fill in an 'Reader Agreement Form' which outlines the reading room rules and conditions concerning privacy and Data Protection

Alternative Form Available

The material has been scanned and documents (which are out of copyright) are available for free consultation or download in The Paul Mellon Centre from The Grand Tour database at


Brinsley Ford’s archive was the basis of John Ingamells (ed.) ‘A Dictionary of British and Irish Travellers in Italy 1701-1800’, (Published for The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, New Haven & London, 1997)