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

32 sketchbooks, many with extensive notes on the architecture sketched.

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

William Whewell: anemometer papers

Accompanied by an earlier work on crystals, published in 1825, and Isaac Todhunter's list of the papers, c 1873.

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

William Whewell: letters relating to visitorial powers of the Bishop of Ely, the Duke of Devonshire, the Prince of Wales, the renovation of the Master's Lodge, and Whewell's trip to Spain to view the eclipse; letters from the Airys, and miscellaneous printed material

Six groups of material previously assigned letter classifications [by Isaac Todhunter?] as follows:
Items 1-8: "R" Correspondence on Visitorial Powers of Bishop of Ely
Items 9-21: "S" Airy to Lady Affleck & Dr William Whewell
Items 22-25: "T" Tides, Sermons &c.
Items 26-32: "U" Introductions to persons in Spain at the Eclipse visit
Items 33-45: "V" Letters about the Prince of Wales & Duke of Devonshire
Items 46-58: "W" Correspondence about Restoration of the Lodge

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

William Whewell: papers relating to the College Statutes and the University Commission, the rights of Assize judges and lectures on mineralogy

Three groups of material previously assigned letter classifications [by Isaac Todhunter?] as follows:
Items 1-22: "X" College Statutes and University Commission
Items 23-33: "Y" [Assize] Judges
Item 34: "Z" Mineralogy lectures

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

William Whewell: papers relating to Cambridge University government bills, Barrow's statue, moral philosophy, the Fitzwilliam controversy, the Lowndean chair and the Cambridge meeting of the British Association

Six groups of material previously assigned letter classifications [by Isaac Todhunter?] as follows:
Items 1-36: "I" Papers &c. concerning Cambridge University Bills
Items 37-45: "II" Statue of Barrow in Trinity Chapel
Items 46-63: "III" Moral Philosophy
Items 64-88a: "IIIA" Fitzwilliam Controversy
Items 89-93: "IV" Lowndean Professorship
Items 94-143: "V" British Association, Cambridge

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: papers relating to society memberships, the Royal Commission, Trinity College chapel, the Edinburgh chair, the Poll Course examination and the establishment of the Moral & Natural Sciences tripos

Five groups of material previously assigned letter classifications [by Isaac Todhunter?] as follows:
Items 1-20: 'VI' Bundle of papers on Royal Society &c.
Items 21-31: 'VII' Preliminary to Royal Commission and consequent proceedings up to issue of Commission
Items 32-51: 'VIII' Letters to Seniors (Chapel) [and the Edinburgh chair]
Items 52-74: 'IX' Poll Course Examinations &c.
Items 75-92: 'X' Papers connected with establishment of the Moral & Natural Science tripos

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

William Whewell: letters to Commissioners and Fellows, papers relating to monuments to Hare, Macaulay and Sedgwick, bust of Tennyson, university studies prior to 1848 and international law

Eight groups of material previously assigned letter classifications [by Isaac Todhunter?] as follows:
Items 1-8: 'XI' Letters to Commissioners & Fellows
Items 9-18: 'XII' Statue of Macaulay, Bust of Hare, and Picture of Professor Sedgwick
Items 19-35: 'XIII' Divinity
Items 36-48: 'XIV' Bust of Tennyson
Items 49-64: 'XV' University studies prior to 1848
Items 65-92: 'XVI' International Law
Items 93-94: not assigned
Items 95-121: 'XVII' Miscellaneous letters

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

William Whewell: papers relating to museum pictures, variations on the prayer book and botanical gardens

Five groups of material previously assigned letter classifications [by Isaac Todhunter?] as follows:
Items 1-18: "XVIII" Museum Pictures etc.
Items 19-22: "XIX" Variations in the Prayer Book
Items 23-49: "XX" Botanic Gardens &c.
Items 50-51: "XXI" Murdoch [a miscellany]
Items 52-55: "XXII" Todhunter notebooks labelled 1794-1832, 1833-1846, 1847-1860, 1861-1866

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

William Whewell: Vice Chancellor's book 1842-1843, papers relating to Great St Mary's Church, letters on Francis Bacon statue, miscellaneous letters, verses, translations, papers relating to the parliamentary elections, the mathematical tripos and the Wrangham prize

Ten groups of material previously assigned letter classifications [by Isaac Todhunter?] as follows:
"XXIII" Vice-Chancellorship: Items 1-8
"XXIV" Great St Mary's Church: Items 9-19
"XXV" Letters on the Bacon statue: Items 20-22
"XXVI" William Buckland letters: Items 23-40
"XXVII" Captain de Bachelli letters: Items 41-45
"XXVIII" Letters from P. O'Callaghan, J. Rowley & Gabrielle Littrow: Items 46-51
"XXIX" Miscellaneous verses, translations, etc.: Items 52-56
"XXX" Parliamentary Elections: Items 57-73
"XXXI" Mathematical Tripos: Items 74-79
"XXXII" Wrangham Prize: Items 80-88

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

William Whewell: diplomas and membership certificates, notes on College statutes, letters to Henry Montagu Butler concerning an appeal to purchase Whewell relics

Three groups of material previously assigned letter classifications [by Isaac Todhunter?] as follows:
Items 1-14: "XXXIV" Diplomas
Items 15-15a: "XXXVI" Notes &c. re College statutes
Items 16-52: "XXXVII" Letters to Dr Butler from donors to fund

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

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