Bolton Whitman Fellowship material

  • Reference
      GB 133 Eng 1186/8
  • Dates of Creation
      1889-1930
  • Physical Description
      5 items; . 12 pieces.

Scope and Content

This series consists of material relating to meetings of the Bolton Whitman group, particularly to the annual 'Whitman Day' celebrations which took place at the end of May. It includes some of Dr John Johnston's humorous songs, a programme, and various speeches and addresses to be made at meetings. Notable is Wallace's celebrated address on Whitman's 'Calamus' poems; and William Broadhurst's speech in memory of Wallace, Johnston and Wentworth Dixon, which contains useful biographical material.

Related Material

See Eng 1186/9 for cuttings relating to the Fellowship and its individual members.