File 192 - Ann Whewell letters received from William Whewell, Cordelia Whewell, and Frances Affleck

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Add. MS c/192


Ann Whewell letters received from William Whewell, Cordelia Whewell, and Frances Affleck


  • 1840-1861, [18--] (Creation)

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2 boxes

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Discovered by W. G. Rimmer in the course of researches on the Marshall family of Leeds, apparently in an outbuilding of a Marshall house in the Lake District. Given to R. Robson at some point prior to 1964 for deposit in Trinity College Library and deposited there with the approval of Horace and T. H. Marshall, 1970.

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Gift of Horace and T. H. Marshall via W. G. Rimmer and R. Robson, 1970.

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The third and fourth boxes of five containing letters from William Whewell to his family (Add.MS.c.191-193), arranged roughly chronologically.

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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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See also Add.MS.c.191 and 193, and a related group of William Whewell letters to Ann Newton which arrived at the library via a different source, now housed as Add.MS.a.273. In addition, there are letters from Ann Newton in the William Whewell papers bequeathed by Whewell to the library in 1866, housed as Add.MS.c.190, letters to William Whewell which may be found in Add.MS.a.79, letters to Lady Affleck in Add.MS.a.79 and Add.MS.a.81, and letters to J. L. Hammond in Add.MS.a.77.

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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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