Letters

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 VCA/6/85
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 B49/1-19
  • Dates of Creation
      1911-1913
  • Physical Description
      19 pieces; 21 sheets

Scope and Content

From the Boy Scouts Association:

  • /1 16 March 1911, from 'Clayton', Hon. Sec. Manchester and District Boy Scout's Assoc, requesting vice chancellor to be a patron;
  • /2 10 November 1911, from Colonel Ulick de Burgh, Deputy Chief Commissioner, thanking for chairing a meeting and supporting Scouting;
  • /3 21 December 1911, from Robert Baden-Powell, requesting vice- chancellor to become a member of the Boy Scouts Headquarters Council;
  • /4 26 February 1912, from de Burgh, further request for vice-chancellor to become a member of the Council;
  • /5 10 June 1912, from Arthur Gaddum, District Commissioner, Manchester and District Boy Scouts, thanking for attendance;
  • /6 12 June 1912, from Gaddum, request for letter to Mr.Heywood concerning recent Rally;
  • /7 19 October 1912, from H. Geoffrey Elwes, editor of Boy Scouts Assoc. HQ Gazette. Mentions Sir Lauder Brunton, and requests article for gazette;
  • /8 1 October 1912, from Harold Wood, chairman of Manchester and District Boy Scouts Assoc, request for funding for offices in Deansgate, Manchester;
  • /9 8 December 1912, from Holden of Manchester and District Local Association, concerns experimental Scouting League, to visit works and public buildings, requests to visit University;
  • /10 12 December 1912, from Mr. Classen, agreeing to mark exercises;
  • /11 n.d, from W.Talbot Ellams, thanks for agreeing to visit by Scouts;
  • /12 undated note, citing Pascal, with draft sections of an article written for Scout publication[?];
  • /13 n.d. from W.Talbot Ellams, Hon. Sec. of the Manchester and District Local Association Scouting League, arranging visits to the University;
  • /14 28 February 1913, from W.Talbot Ellams of the Scouting League, concerns charge of 5 shillings made to a party of Scouts visiting the University;
  • /15 1 March 1913, from W.Talbot Ellams, concerns charge made to visiting Scouts;
  • /16 6 March 1913, from W.Talbot Ellams, thanks being passed on to an anonymous donor, and other financial matters;
  • /17 9 March 1913, from W.Talbot Ellams, thanks for marking of essays by visiting Scouts;
  • /18 18 March 1913, from W.Talbot Ellams, concerns funding of troops;
  • /19 29 April 1913, from Ewan Cameron, Secretary of the Boy Scouts Association. Invitation to attend E.G.M. with HRH Duke of Connaught, President of the Boy Scouts Association.