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Letter from William Whewell to Thomas Satterthwaite

Letter written from Paris, describing the crossing to Calais, his journey to Paris and his observations of the city once there.

Whewell, William (1794–1866), college head and writer on the history and philosophy of science

William Whewell letters and printed material received

A collection of some of the printed material and letters received by Whewell between 1819 to 1833, of which the materials relating to the Cambridge elections of 1829 and 1830 form a part.

Whewell, William (1794–1866), college head and writer on the history and philosophy of science

Letters of William Whewell to Hugh James Rose

A bound volume of 42 letters which have been catalogued separately in item records attached to this catalogue record. A letter from H. A. Rose to Mr Jackson dated 28 May 1917 is tipped in the front of the volume, accompanied by a printed flysheet headed "Utopia University, 1816", a parody of an examination paper sent to Whewell in 1816, also tipped in. At the front of the volume is a lithograph of Whewell by E. U. Eddis, 1835.

Whewell, William (1794–1866), college head and writer on the history and philosophy of science

William Whewell: draft of History of the inductive sciences

Draft with revisions of the entire work. Accompanied by a torn broadside advertising Adam de Friedel's The Greeks, twenty-four portraits of the principal Leaders and personages who have made themselves most conspicuous in the Greek Revolution, from the commencement of the struggle (published 1830) which served as a folder for part of the MSS.

Whewell, William (1794–1866), college head and writer on the history and philosophy of science

William Whewell collection of passports and printed ephemera from Continental trips, with other printed material

A bound volume with 44 items tipped in, many of them collected during trips to the Continent and an 1825 visit to Vienna in particular. Eight passports for Whewell are dated 1820-1839, and are accompanied by playbills, handbills, museum and gallery catalogues, coach tickets, price lists, pamphlets, advertisements, offprints, clippings, and a MS poem apparently written on the publication of Whewell's book on inductive sciences. Playbills, handbills and pamphlets from Vienna in late summer/early autumn 1825 include those for Kotzebue's "Das Epigramm", Friedrich Kind's "Der Freischütz", Adolph Bäuerle's "Fausts Mantel", a firework spectacular by Paul Chiarini, an exhibition of paintings by Johann Peter Krafft and a museum catalogue to the Schloss Ambras collection [by curator Alois Primisser], with an appendix describing ethnographic collections gathered in the South Sea islands and Greenland.

The other printed material dates from roughly the same time period and includes the lithograph plates and key from the Descriptive Catalogue sold at the exhibition of Sir George Hayter's painting "The Trial of Queen Caroline", an account of a dinner in honour of Sir John Malcolm, and a lithograph of a University of Virginia examination in Plane Trigonometry in Dec. 1826, a handbill printed in Cambridge advertising Spence's Invention of a Perpetual Motion machine, and a list of "Soirées françaises par souscription" in London in June 1825.

Whewell, William (1794–1866), college head and writer on the history and philosophy of science

William Whewell notes on books read

Written in diary form. Thirteen volumes and an index, kept from 28 May 1817 to May 1830, with gaps from 1 Aug. - 31 Dec. 1817, 22 July - 30 Sept. 1818, 22 July - Sept. 30 1820, 15 Feb. - 24 July 1827.

Whewell, William (1794–1866), college head and writer on the history and philosophy of science

Eight drawings attributed to William Whewell

Seven pencil drawings, [signed?] W. W. on the verso. One, a pen-and-ink and wash drawing, is captioned, "Drawn by W. Whewell who is my Tutor at College. (This the Rev. W: Whewell - Fellow & Tutor of Trin. Coll. Camb., 1835)".

Whewell, William (1794–1866), college head and writer on the history and philosophy of science

Letter from William Whewell to Sir Denis Le Marchant

Describes the Trinity College admissions process in answer to Le Marchant's enquiry concerning the admission of his nephew [Sir Charles Cunliffe Smith?].

Whewell, William (1794–1866), college head and writer on the history and philosophy of science

William Whewell: drafts of parts of The elements of morality, including polity and other miscellaneous papers

Partial drafts, some of them possibly very early drafts of some sections of the work. Much of this has been sewn together and partially identified by Isaac Todhunter, including a rejected draft of the preface to the second edition. Accompanied by unidentified notes and drafts for the work and other works, including a poem written for Theodora [?]'s birthday and a letter from Henry J. Roby dated 10 Mar. 1855.

Whewell, William (1794–1866), college head and writer on the history and philosophy of science

William Whewell: printed notices by and relating to the University of Cambridge, two tax certificates, and drafts of notices and reports

Papers believed to have been gathered by William Whewell, with his drafts and notes on some papers, and one bearing marks of having been mailed to him. These papers consist of over 100 printed notices dated from 1845-1854, the bulk of which are dated 1853-1854. The notices concern graces offered to the University of Cambridge Senate, as well as notices to members of the university concerning tradesmen, lectures, prizes, clerk elections, and a visit by Prince Albert. These are accompanied by 23 miscellaneous reports and petitions concerning topics before the University of Cambridge Senate, or relating to Trinity College; two property and income tax certificates, made upon the University of Cambridge in February 1843, and are accompanied by four printed items bearing revisions in Whewell's hand, and five sheets of drafts in Whewell's hand.

Whewell, William (1794–1866), college head and writer on the history and philosophy of science

William Whewell journal

A journal of Whewell's daily work as Master of Trinity College. Item 1 is the journal, and items 2-9 are letters which are believed to have been found laid in loose to the volume.

Whewell, William (1794–1866), college head and writer on the history and philosophy of science

William Whewell: drafts of Lectures on systematic morality and lectures on Plato from 1847 to 1857

With notes by Isaac Todhunter throughout, with a list in his hand of the MSS connected with Plato; these lectures on Plato may have served as early drafts of The Platonic dialogues for English readers and include drafts of an introduction to a work of that name. Accompanied by a large sheet with Aristotle's list of virtues and vices.

Whewell, William (1794–1866), college head and writer on the history and philosophy of science

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