Material consists of: John Watson's Institution Minutes and Correspondence relating to the foundation of the school and its later administration. Includes pro forma applications for admission detailing family and other relationships of boys proposed for admission.
John Watson's Institution
Scope and Content
Conditions Governing Access
Access available to academics and bone fide researchers by prior appointment. Please give at least 3 days notice.
From its foundation, the trustees of John Watson's Institution have included Writers to the Signet. These materials came into the possession of the Society of Writers to Her Majesty's Signet through the involvement of Society officers in the running of the Institution.
Conditions Governing Use
Reproduction by permission of WS Society only.
On permanent deposit.
Material has been in the WS Society's collections since at least 1935, and is likely to have been present since 1850.