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Finding Aid for the Charles Stuart de Rothesay Collection of Maps, 1715-1840
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Geographical Locations Covered By The Maps
  • Chronological List of Maps.

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Charles Stuart de Rothesay Collection of Maps,
    Date (inclusive): 1715-1840
    Collection number: 931
    Creator: Stuart de Rothesay, Charles Stuart, Baron, 1779-1845
    Extent: 51 boxes (25.5 linear ft.) 5 oversize boxes
    Abstract: Charles Stuart, Baron Stuart de Rothesay (1779-1845) was a member of the British diplomatic service (1808-45). He served as joint chargé d'affaires at Madrid (1808), envoy to Portugal (1810), minister at the Hague (1815-16), ambassador to Paris (1815-30), and ambassador to St. Petersburg (1841-45). He made G.C.B. and a privy councillor in 181, and was created Baron Stuart de Rothesay of the Isle of Bute in 1828. The collection contains some 530 maps collected while Baron Stuart served with the British diplomatic service, and the Baron's library catalog.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Biography

    Charles Stuart, Baron Stuart de Rothesay was born on January 2, 1779; he entered the British diplomatic service, and became joint chargé d'affaires at Madrid in 1808; sent as envoy to Portugal in 1810, where he was created Count of Machico and Marquis of Angra, and Knight grand cross of the Tower and Sword; made G.C.B. and a privy councillor in 1812; was minister at the Hague, 1815-16, ambassador to Paris, 1815-30, and ambassador to St. Petersburg, 1841-45; was created Baron Stuart de Rothesay of the Isle of Bute in 1828; he died on November 6, 1845.

    Scope and Content

    Collection contains some 530 maps collected while Baron Stuart served with the British diplomatic service from 1808-45. Also contains the Baron's library catalog.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Stuart de Rothesay, Charles Stuart, Baron, 1779-1845--Archives.
    Stuart de Rothesay, Charles Stuart, Baron, 1779-1845--Library--Catalogs.
    Diplomats--Great Britain--Archival resources.

    Genres and Forms of Material

    Maps--18th century.
    Maps--19th century.

    Geographical Locations Covered By The Maps

    Afghanistan: Box 55
    Africa: Box 34, 49, 56, Box 55
    Albania: Box 22
    Amazon River: Box 38
    America: Box 49
    Antilles: Box see West Indies
    Argentine republic: Box 48
    Asia: Box 48, Box 52, Box 55
    Atlantic ocean: Box 47, Box 43
    Austria: Box 30, Box 33, Box 41
    Bahamas: Box 20
    Baltic sea: Box 24, Box 26, Box 33, Box 39, Box 52
    Baltic states: Box 24, Box 26, Box 33, Box 39, Box 52
    Belgium: Boxes 14-15, Box 26, Box 48
    Black sea: Box 48, Box 34
    Bohemia: Box 23; see also Germany
    Bologna: Box 52
    Brussels: Box 26
    Caribbean area: Box 20, Box 23
    Caucasus: Box 28
    Central America: Box 20, Box 46
    China: Box 52
    Croatia: Box 48; see also Yugoslavia
    Cuba: Box 20
    Czechoslovak republic: Box 23, Box 32, Box 40, Box 43
    Dalmatia: Box 22, Box 48, Box 56; see also Yugoslavia
    Danube River: Box 25
    Dardanelles: Box 34
    Denmark: Box 21, Box 45; see also Scandinavia
    East Indies: Box 47
    Estonia: Box 26; see also Baltic states
    Ethiopia: Box 55
    Europe: Box 31, Box 40, Box 46, Box 47, Box 48, Box 49, Box 56
    Finland: Box 21, Box 22; see also Scandinavia
    Finland, Gulf of: Box 53
    France: Boxes 1-13 (see register for detailed listing), Box 16-19, Box 48, Box 49
    Galicia: Box 23, Box 24, Box 31; see also Poland, Germany
    Germany: Box 24, Box 27, Box 28, Box 31, Boxes 32-33, Box 33, Box 36, Box 37, Box 38, Box 40, Box 41, Box 43, Box 46, Box 47, Box 48, Box 52
    Gozo: Box 39; see also Mediterranean Sea
    Greece: Box 34
    Great Britain: Box 49
    Haiti: Box 20, Box 23
    Hungary: Box 41, Box 42, Box 47
    India: Box 47, Box 55
    Indian Ocean: Box 47
    Iran: Box 55
    Ireland: Box 49
    Israel: Box 55
    Istanbul: Box 34, Box 56
    Italy: Box 22, Box 23, Box 24, Box 30, Box 34, Boxes 37-38, Box 37, Box 38, Box 40, Box 41, Box 46, Box 49, Box 53
    Japan: Box 52
    Korea: Box 52
    Kuril Islands: Box 52
    Latvia: Box 26
    Lebanon: Box 55
    Leningrad: Box 28
    [UNK]: Boxes 35-36
    Luxemburg: Boxes 1-13 passim, Box 2, Boxes 14-15, Box 48
    Malta: Box 39
    Mediterranean Sea: Box 39, Box 48, Box 53
    Mexico: Box 20
    Minorca: Box 31
    Moldavia: Box 34
    Moravia: Box 43; see also Czechoslovak republic, Germany
    Naples: Box 37, Box 39, Box 46
    Near East: Box 55
    Netherlands: Boxes 14-15, Box 26, Box 40, Box 43, Box 44, Box 48
    North Sea: Box 43, Box 47; see also Atlantic ocean
    Norway: Box 21, Box 38
    Pacific ocean: Box 47
    Pakistan: Box 55
    Paris: Box 9, Box 30, Box 48
    Poland: Box 23, Box 24, Box 32; see also Silesia, Russia.
    Portugal: Box 22, Boxes 27-30, Box 29, Box 30, Boxes 35-36, Box 36
    Prussia: Box 24, Box 47; see also Germany
    Puerto Rico: Box 20
    Red Sea: Box 55
    Rhine River: Box 48
    Rio de la Plata: Box 48
    Rumania: Box 23, Box 41
    Russia: Box 23, Box 28, Box 31, Box 32, Box 34, Box 36, Box 39, Box 52, Box 54; see also Silesia, Poland
    Saint Michael, Azores: Box 43
    Santo Domingo Island: see Haiti
    Sardinia: Box 39
    Scandinavia: Box 21, Box 22, Box 33, Box 38, Box 41, Box 45; see also Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden.
    Sicily: Box 34, Box 46
    Silesia: Box 32, Box 40; see also Czechoslovakia, Poland, Russia
    South America: Box 38
    Spain: Box 27-30, Box 29, Box 31, Box 36, Box 41, Box 48
    Stockholm: Box 38
    Sweden: Box 21, Box 22, Box 38, Box 41; see also Scandinavia
    Switzerland: Boxes 1-13 passim; Box 25, Box 28, Box 40, Box 49
    Syria: Box 46, Box 55
    Trieste: Box 48; see also Italy, Yugoslavia
    Turkey: Box 34, Box 56
    Ukraine: Box 23, Box 31; see also Russia
    Venice: Box 24; see also Italy
    Vienna: Box 43
    West Indies: Box 20, Box 47
    World maps: Box 49, Box 55
    Yugoslavia: Box 22, Box 23, Box 24, Box 41, Box 48, Box 56
    Library Catalog Boxes 50-51

    Chronological List of Maps.

    Note

    The dates given are established in the following order: 1. latest revision; 2. publication date on the map; 3. information on the map about the survey dates; 4. other available dates. Please note in the listing that there are a number of maps for which no dates were discovered. These are not listed below.
    1706(?): Box 29
    1719: Box 29
    1720: Box 23
    1732: Box 28
    1734: Box 40
    1736: Box 40
    1738: Box 40
    1739: Box 40
    1742: Box 53
    1744: Boxes 1-13
    1746: Box 40
    1750(?): Box 38
    1759: Box 33(?), Box 37
    1760(?): Box 33
    1762: Box 42
    1767: Box 40
    1768: Box 45
    1769: Box 42, Box 46
    1770: Box 34(?), Box 45
    1771: Box 45
    1772: Box 45
    1774: Box 47
    1775: Box 20, Boxes 27-30( ca.1775)
    1776: Box 23, Box 45, Box 47
    1777: Boxes 14-15, Box 45
    1778: Box 28
    1780: Box 31, Box 38, Box 45
    1782: Box 48
    1783: Box 45
    1784: Box 23
    1785: Box 22, Box 24, Box 38
    1786: Box 21, Box 25 (1786-1802)
    1787: Box 21, Box 22, Box 45(1787-1806)
    1788: Box 21, Box 22, Boxes 32-33, Box 41, 47
    1789: Box 22, Box 24, Box 25, Box 41
    1790: Box 21, Box 23, Box 36, Box 38
    1791: Box 21, Box 34, Box 43, Box 52
    1792: Box 22, Box 28
    1793: Box 22, Box 37
    1794: Box 20, Box 31
    1795: Box 21
    1796: Box 22, Box 24 (1796-1802)
    1797: Box 22, Box 41
    1798: Box 20, Box 23, Box 26, Box 48
    1799: Box 20, Box 30, Box 41, Box 46
    1800: Box 21, Box 32, Box 33, Box 49
    1801: Box 28, Box 31, Box 38, Box 39, Box 41, Box 54(1801-1804)
    1802: Box 20, Box 36, Box 40, Box 42, Box 43
    1803: Box 21, Box 31, Box 40, Box 46, Box 48
    1804: Box 21, Box 24, Box 28, Box 32, Box 34, Box 42, Box 43, Box 48, Box 55, Box 56
    1805: Box 20, Box 21, Box 23, Box 30, Box 33, Box 38, Box 52, Box 55
    1806: Box 21, Box 22, Box 34, Box 38
    1807: Box 22, Box 26, Box 33, Boxes 37-38, Box 41, Box 53
    1808: Box 27, Box 29, Box 43, Box 47
    1809: Box 55
    1810: Box 22, Box 26, Box 56
    1811: Box 22, Box 39, Box 52, Box 55
    1812: Box 26, Box 30, Box 47, Box 56
    1813: Box 19, Box 55
    1814: Box 48, Box 55
    1815: Boxes 16-19
    1817: Box 49
    1818: Box 49, Box 55
    1819: Box 48, Box 49
    1820: Box 48, Box 49, Box 56
    1821: Box 49
    1822: Box 49
    1823: Box 49
    1836: Box 48