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William Whewell: letters received T-Z

The fifth of five boxes arranged A-Z by correspondent. This box includes 4 letters from William Whewell to two correspondents, William Hepworth Dixon (Items 72-73), and Caleb Sprague Henry (Items 74-75).

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

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 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 letters received: James David Forbes

The fifth of fifteen boxes of primarily incoming correspondence (Add.MS.a.200-214), arranged roughly A-Z by correspondent. This box contains letters from James David Forbes, a bit out of alphabetical sequence, coming as it does after a box of letters incoming from Digby to Froude.

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

William Whewell letters received: Gage to Harris

The sixth of fifteen boxes of primarily incoming correspondence (Add.MS.a.200-214), arranged roughly A-Z by correspondent. Letters from Julius Charles Hare are housed in Add.Ms.a.206.

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

William Whewell letters received: L

The ninth of fifteen boxes of primarily incoming correspondence (Add.MS.a.200-214), arranged roughly A-Z by correspondent.

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

William Whewell letters received: M

The tenth of fifteen boxes of primarily incoming correspondence (Add.MS.a.200-214), arranged roughly A-Z by correspondent.

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: notes on mineralogy

Notes, drafts of writings, printed tables and a receipt, all relating to mineralogy. Includes a draft of "Introduction (to Syllabus of Mineralogy)", "On the Classification of Crystalline Forms"; a printed broadsheet, 'A Table of Chemical Equivalents and Notation, by W. T. Brande', and a receipt for mineral specimens bought from I. Deck, Practical Chemist and Mineralogist.

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: 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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