Bound copies of E.A. Bowles’ column ‘On Natural History by Uncle G’, published in ‘Brothers and Sisters: the monthly organ of the Children’s Union’

Scope and Content

Articles are dated Apr 1905-Dec 1913, with typescript index to the articles at the rear of the volume. Bound in are letters from the Children’s Union relating to publication of Bowles’ articles, 1905-1913, and competition entries submitted by children to the journal, 1911-1913. The magazine was issued by the Church of England Incorporated Society for Providing Homes for Waifs and Strays

Enclosures were removed during cataloguing and stored in a separate folder for preservation purposes, reference EAB/5/2/1 (2 of 2). They comprise correspondence from the Children’s Union, 1905-1940, original watercolour drawings by Bowles (illustrations for the column), 1912-1913, and manuscript notes, undated

For a comprehensive list of letters in this volume and folder, see EAB/appendix/5.2.1