Bosanquet (Bernard and Helen) Archive

Scope and Content

The Bosanquet Papers consist of archive material relating to Bernard Bosanquet, the idealist philosopher (1848-1923), and to his wife, Helen Bosanquet, née Dendy (1860-1926), a member of the 1909 Poor Law Commission.

Material relating to Bernard Bosanquet comprises correspondence, research notes, drafts and manuscripts of publications, as well as offprints from journals and other publications by Bosanquet himself.

Material relating to Helen Bosanquet includes notes and correspondence for her memoir of Bernard Bosanquet, offprints from publications, correspondence relating to Helen Bosanquet's family and relating to public work, journals of travel, drawings, literary notebooks, photographs, engagement diaries and some undated miscellaneous material. A particular highlight is Helen Bosanquet's notebook which contains diary notes on Poor Law Commission meetings attended by her in 1909.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please follow this link for further information about how to access items from this collection: http://www.ncl.ac.uk/library/special-collections/collections/collection_details.php?id=52 .

Acquisition Information

Deposited in 1969 by Charles Ion Carr Bosanquet (Vice Chancellor of Newcastle University 1963 - 1968)

Archivist's Note

This EAD description created 10/12/2018.

Conditions Governing Use

UK copyright law applies

Accruals

No further material is expected to be added to the collection