Miscellaneous items

Scope and Content

  • /1. Birth certificate (date of birth 8 October 1875) issued 17 February 1892;
  • /2-18. Visiting cards and letters received by his parents at his birth. 2 - 5. Cards from: the Misses Gaskell; Mrs J.G. Greenwood; Mrs Balfour Stewart; Mrs W. C. Williamson. 4 items. 6-18. Letters from: Vernon Anson; Anne Bolton; E.J. Broadfield; M.D.R. Elliott; Rachel Heald; Elijah Helm; M. Hunt; (?) Hunt; Annie Monson; C. P. Scott; 'Harriet'; 'Lizzie'; unsigned (incomplete);
  • /19-22. Notes by W. S. Jevons on his son's development, 1875, 1877;
  • /23-26. Childhood notes by Herbert. Notebook, 1882; notes on Botany; notes on 'Red Crag fossils';
  • /27-42. Printed childhood writings, including several copies of 'Chapters I and 11' of 'A primer of meteorology';
  • /43-70. Giggleswick School material. 43-68. School reports, 1889-92. Printed, with MS. annotations;
  • /69. Note to parents concerning medical treatment for pupils, 14 December 1891. Printed;
  • /70. Medical bill, December 1891. MS.;
  • /71. Appeal for a new Church clock, issued by the school, 21 June 1892. Printed;
  • /72. Note by Herbert on the theory of interest, referring to his father's notes and work. Typescript;
  • /73-8. Printed items connected with his role of Honorary Secretary of the Abyssinia Association [1940s-1951] 6 items.