Correspondence regarding the Quaritch Wales Bequest

Scope and Content

Correspondence and Lists regarding the bequest of Mrs Dorothy C. Wales, wife of Horace Geoffrey Quaritch Wales, regarding their donations of furniture, collections items and money to the Society. 13 items. These are:

  • List of Books from the Library of H.G. Quaritch-Wales
  • Letter from Burley & Geach Solicitors to enclose a valuation of items bequeathed to the Society, 13 July 1994.
  • Letter from Michael Pollock to the Solicitor regarding an initial visit to the estate and items of interest, 2 August 1994.
  • Preliminary Report on the Move of Material forming the Wales Bequest, 1994.
  • Letter from Bullens Limited to give a quote for removal of items to the Society, 5 August 1994.
  • Letter from Bullens Limited to confirm the booking of the carriage of material, 8 Spetember 1994.
  • Books by Dr H.G. Quaritch Wales brought from Haslemere to 60 Queen's Gardens on Tuesday 13th September 1994.
  • Receipt for Books with Ms. D.E. Tonge from estate of the late Dorothy Wales.
  • Wales Bequest to the Library for the Journal of Royal Asiatic Society.
  • Letter from John Guy, Acting Chief Curator, Indian & Southeast Asian Dept. regarding viewing objects from the Wales Bequest, 19 September 2001.
  • Letter from John Guy, Acting Chief Curator, Indian & Southeast Asian Dept. regarding viewing papers, filed notes, diaries and photographs from Wales bequest with a summary checklist, 19 September 2001.
  • The Bequests to the RAS by the late Mrs Dorothy Wales, by John A Payne, 27 May 2002.
  • Furniture Notes to Accommodate new Library Furniture - how to accommodate the items from the Bequest, undated.