File 273 - William Whewell letters to his family

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Add. MS a/273

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William Whewell letters to his family

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  • 1815-1823 (Creation)

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1 box

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Purchased from Maurice Dodd (Bookseller), 1982.

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A list of the chronological order of Whewell's letters to his family in Add.MS.c.190-193, and Add.MS.a.273 has been scanned and attached to this record.

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Some of these letters are extracted in Add.MS.a.301/2: Extracts from letters and diaries of William Whewell, with a MS poem, "On receiving a chain of Hair".

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See also the William Whewell papers, which comprise those papers given as a bequest by Whewell to Trinity College Library and contains letters written by Ann Whewell, and other letters from Whewell to his father and sisters housed as Add.MS.c.190-193.

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The item records were created from a partial listing of the Whewell papers produced by William J. Ashworth in 1994-1996. These entries were emended by Diana Smith in 2020.

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