- 1859-1913 (Creation)
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1 vol. with 8 folded sheets and 2 single sheets laid in loose
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Gift of Julian Tower, Apr. 1981.
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A group of 104 letters primarily collected by Audrey Tower from her grandfather, Henry Montagu Butler. Item 68 is a letter from her grandfather dated 31 July 1906, enclosing three letters. A further 9 letters are addressed to Audrey or to her parents Edmund Whytehead Howson and Agnes Howson, and four more letters are addressed to others. The letters are accompanied by two sketches at the front of the volume signed 'Dad', possibly Edmund Whytehead Howson.
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Accompanied by the letter of donation.
No letters were found on pp. 21, 37, 77, and 84 of the album when it was received by Trinity College Library. Items 97-104 are laid in loose at the back of the volume.
With inscription "Audrey Howson from R.S., Christmas, 1905". Letter 22a-b from R. Somervell is dated 21 December 1905 and refers to the gift of the album.
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Previously described as: Autograph Album given by J E C Tanner. Record upgraded in June 2021.