Correspondence, photographs and packaging

Scope and Content

  • Note written by John Drew Bate about where to find information for sermons within his papers, dated 29th March, 1898
  • Letter from Martin Henry to John Drew Bate about subjects for meetings, dated 17th December, 1895. The reverse of the letter has been used for notes by John Drew Bate
  • Letter from [E J Palmer] to John Drew Bate thanking him for his help with taking a service, dated 18th November, 1896
  • Postcard to Miss Bate L.R.A.M, A.R.C.M, Sevenoaks, Kent from [L. Bate] hoping she is back safely to Sevenoaks, postmarked 24th July, 1905. The reverse has a photograph of a lady to which has been added the inscription Miss Bate, L.R.A.M., A.R.C.M
  • A small photograph of a lady in a hat, unknown identity. Photo taken by Valentine Studios, Folkestone, Kent
  • Packaging addressed to Miss E E Bate from Dr Williams's Library, Gordon Square, London, postmarked 20th June, 1929
  • Envelope addressed to Lady Arundel, sister-in-law of Beatrice Bate, wife of John Drew Bate, from Harrods News, postmarked 22 March, 1929
  • Royal Asiatic Society label with "BATES MSS additions to his Hindi Dic, deposited by Miss Bates, 1929"

Access Information

Open. Please contact the archivist using the email address given The archive is open on Tuesdays and Fridays 10-5, and Thursdays 2-5. Access is to any researcher without appointment but it will help if an appointment is made via phone or email. Please bring photo ID