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Isaac Todhunter's collection of copies of William Whewell's correspondence and related papers

This is volume one of a two volume set of copies of William Whewell's correspondence (see vol. II, O.15.47) 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. Many of the copies are not in Todhunter's hand, but some carry his notes. The source of the original letters is not always noted.
A note on letters used by Mrs Stair Douglas is laid in loose at the front of the volume.

Todhunter, Isaac (1820-1884), mathematician and historian of mathematics

Whewell Papers Box A finding aid compiled by D. A. Winstanley

An undated finding aid to some of the Whewell papers in Trinity College Library, with descriptions of papers as they were found in Box A (now Add.MS.a.51-69) with general descriptions as well as more detailed descriptions of some papers, all in D. A. Winstanley's hand. Accompanied by a 16 pp. typescript outline of the papers by Walter F. Cannon describing their arrangement in July 1961.

Winstanley, Denys Arthur (1877–1947), historian

Index to the Whewell letters in O & autographs & letters filed in boxes & placed in Adversaria Class in Lower Library

A finding aid to the Whewell papers in Trinity College Library, with the names of correspondents and the descriptions of parcels in which they were found. This finding aid was superseded by the "Report on the papers of William Whewell" compiled by the Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts in 1973 and the current catalogue records in Trinity's archival database.

A. S. F. Gow: 'Letters from Cambridge'

Typed copies of circular letters written by Gow and sent to correspondents, mostly former pupils, serving abroad; a book, published in 1945, was made of the letters from 1939-1944. News from Trinity and Cambridge; comments on Gow's Air Raid Precaution work, his reading, and other similar matters.

'I hope you will forgive a letter which resembles a circular. It seemed to me that in these uncheerful times those in foreign parts might perhaps like rather more gossip than they usually get out of my correspondence, and that as the gossip would have to be more or less the same for all, it would be a good thing to duplicate it rather than write it all out separately for different people...' [from the first letter, 8 Sept 1939]

Gow, Andrew Sydenham Farrar (1886–1978), classical scholar

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

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

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.

Todhunter, Isaac (1820-1884), mathematician and historian of mathematics

William Whewell letters received and book lists

Items 1-57 are letters from 1846. Items 58-84 are letters from Whewell to Adam Sedgwick dated 1828-1843, with one letter from Sedgwick dated 1845. These are accompanied by over thirty miscellaneous lists of books.

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