File 15.47 - Isaac Todhunter's collection of copies of William Whewell's outgoing letters

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Isaac Todhunter's collection of copies of William Whewell's outgoing letters


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1 vol.

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Gift of Lt-Col. W. H. Todhunter, 1919.

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This is volume two of a two volume set of copies of William Whewell's correspondence and related papers (see vol. II, O.15.46) gathered by Isaac Todhunter for his William Whewell, D.D. Master of Trinity College Cambridge. An account of his writings with selections from his literary and scientific correspondence London: Macmillan and Co., 1876, 2 vols. The copies are in Todhunter's hand. The source of the original letters is not given.

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      See also the second volume of copies of Whewell's letters, O.15.46. The William Whewell papers at Trinity College Library contain some but not many outgoing letters by Whewell. The collection is described briefly with all component parts listed in the collection level record linked below.

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      The following item numbers are not present: 37, 146, 147, 203, 207, 275, 296, and 417.


      Spine label: Correspondence of W. Whewell. Copies. II.

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          Item records created in 2020 by Diana Smith using the index entitled "Report on the papers of William Whewell" compiled by the Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts in 1973.

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