This is a transcription of the paper catalogue prepared by Michael Thompson in 1976 of the papers relating to Pitt-Rivers held by Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum [S&SWM]. This contains information useful for researchers. Please note that if you wish to consult the papers in this collection you will need to contact S&SWM direct.


Catalogue of the correspondence and papers of AUGUSTUS HENRY ALEN FOX PITT-RIVERS (1827-1900) Lieutenant-General, anthropologist and archaeologist 1855-1899 in the Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum, Wiltshire ... Listed by Dr. M.W. Thompson 1976

BUSINESS LETTERS MAINLY 1880-1899 [p. 109-]

These letters fall into two very distinct categories, the first predominantly concerned with income and the second with expenditure.

a) Letters from Agent, 1880-1895

... A.G. Creech, who lived at Sturminster Newton ... [Thompson gives a long description of Creech, his role and work]

b) Other business papers ...

i) Animal dealers ....

ii) Architects, Builders etc ....

v) [sic] Fine Art and Related Dealers ...

Transcribed by AP for the Rethinking Pitt-Rivers project July 2011


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