Andrew White papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Manuscript letter from Andrew E. C. White to Mrs N. L. Morfoot, announcing his engagement to her daughter Sybil Hart and providing references (5 Jan. 1911); Typescript recollections of Sybil W. White (n.d.); Published recollections of Sybil W. White "Quick, Thy Tablets, Memory!;", edited by Phyllis M. Wells (daughter) (1989); 4 manuscript diaries, with typescript extracts, written by Sybil W. White and intended to be read by Andrew E. C. White upon his release from prison (18 Oct. 1916-24 May 1918); Manuscript diary notebook of Andrew E. C. White (26 June-14 Sep. 1918); Manuscript recollections "56 Days Hard Labour", written by Andrew E. C. White in the Guard Room at Ayr Barracks, with bound photocopy (1-4 Dec. 1916); 2 manuscript letters to Andrew E. C. White from Bertram McCrie, one incomplete (5 June 1919, 17 July 1919); 2 Post Office telegraphs from Andrew E. C. White to Eleanor (daughter) (24 Mar. 1919); Book The No-Conscription Fellowship: A souvenir of its work during the years 1914-1919 (n.d.); Manuscript letter to Mrs White from I. D. Drysdale, Duke Street Prison, Glasgow (27 Sep. 1918); Typescript copy of Court Martial statement by G. H. Blake (20 June 1918); 2 picture postcards, one with autographs of attendees of Young Friends Social (1918, 21 Jan. 1920); Postcard to Mrs White from Cornelius Barritt, with autographs of conscientious objectors at Dyce (Aberdeen) (1 Dec. 1916); Press cutting from The Observer (14 Aug. 1966); Manuscript letter from Andrew E. C. White to his family (22 Mar. 1919); Manuscript letter to Mrs White from unidentified correspondent (18 Nov. 1918); Address card (n.d.); Manuscript letter from Andrew E. C. White to Sybil W. White (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Andrew E. Clarke White, a conscientious objector, was imprisoned at Wormwood Scrubs, Ayr, Barlinnie (Glasgow), and Duke Street (Glasgow) from Oct. 1916 to Mar. 1919. His wife, Sybil W. White (ne Hart) (1887-1985), was also an active pacifist and worked with the families of interned Germans during the War.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Some papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs Sybil W. White (widow), whilst other papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs Phyllis M. Wells (daughter).

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed

Related Material

See GS 0718: Hart, HV (brother-in-law).