Steuart Family Papers

Scope and Content

Four boxes of correspondence to and from, for the most part, David Steuart, Anna Maria Price Williams, Major Rhys Williams Price and Jane Steuart-Powell.

Administrative / Biographical History

The collection comprises the correspondence of the Steuart family, descended from the Steuarts of Dalguise, Perthshire, Scotland. The correspondence was generated between the years of 1786 and 1881 and covers family business, personal life, property, finance and personal interests, primarily botany and travel.

Access Information

Accessible to all bona fide readers

Acquisition Information

Given to the University of Bristol Special Collections in 1980.


Described by Martin Hall, Assistant Archivist, University of Bristol Special Collections

Other Finding Aids

Typescript catalogue available in Special Collections

Conditions Governing Use

Permission must be obtained from University of Bristol Special Collections


No further accruals expected

Related Material

See also DM 900, nineteenth century watercolour paintings (2 volumes) of moths, butterflies and exotic insects by Jane Steuart-Powell. Given to University of Bristol Botany and Zoology Library and transferred to Special Collections in 1981.