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"

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the archivist. nc@royalasiaticsociety.org 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