File 190 - William Whewell letters to his sister Ann Whewell

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Add. MS c/190


William Whewell letters to his sister Ann Whewell


  • 1845–1850 (Creation)

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1 box

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These papers were found among the papers of Henry Montagu Butler, and may have been given to Trinity College while he was Master.

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Gift of J. R. M. Butler, 1970.

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58 letters addressed to "My dear sister".

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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 the William Whewell papers, which comprise those papers given as a bequest by Whewell to Trinity College Library and contains letters written by Ann Newton, and other letters from Whewell to his father and sisters, Add.MS.a.273 and Add.MS.c.190-193.

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      Item 35, dated 9 Mar. 1848 has a section cut out of the end of the letter, taking text.

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