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Letters to George Newman from various correspondents

Date
1890-1940
Reference
MS.6201
Part of
Newman, Sir George (1870-1948), pioneer of public and child health care
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Letters to George Newman from various correspondents, largely politicians and social reformers.

Usually very short letters and notes to Sir George Newman, acknowledging receipt of publications or other services. The authors form an interesting cross-section of politicians and social reformers who were active in the field of healthcare during the early 20th century. 119 items, 1890-1940 and undated.

Correspondents include A J Balfour (29, 76, 80), Thomas Barlow (115), James Crichton Browne (25, 70), John Burns (59, 93), Robert Cecil (60-61), Austen and Neville Chamberlain (107, 110-111), Randall Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury (95), Charles Dilke (64), David Lloyd George (84), Rickman Godlee (21), John Scott Haldane (53, 99), Lord Halifax (Edward Frederick Lindley Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax) (109), Thomas Hodgkin DCL (15), James Ramsay MacDonald (85-86, 88, 103), Consuelo Marlborough (90, 96), Joseph Pease (83-85, 91), Robert Baden Powell (79), Joseph Rowntree (43), Frederick Treves (57, 72), Mary Augusta (Mrs Humphry) Ward (24, 87) and Beatrice Webb (71, 106, 108).

A detailed listing of the correspondents is as follows:

1. Basil Wilberforce, The Deanery, Southampton, 5 August 1890, to 'My dear Friend' [George Newman], 1p. Ms.

2. Archibald-Philip Primose, 5th Earl of Rosebery, 38 Berkely Square, 30 March 1894, to George Newman, 1p. typ.

3. J.B. Braithwaite, 312 Camden Road, 21 March [?] 1895, to 'My dear Friend' [George Newman], 2p.Ms.

4. William Muir, Edinburgh, 17 August 1895, to George Newman, 1 postcard

5. Richard Thorne Thorne, Local Government Board London, 26 November 1895, to Dr. Newman, 2p. Ms.

6. George Cadbury, Bournville nr. Birmingham, 24 June 1896, to Mr.[George?] Newman, 1p. Ms.

7. Archibald-Philip Primrose, 5th Early of Rosebery. Dalmeny Park, Edinburgh, 10 November 1896, to J. Newman Esq., M.D. [i.e. George Newman?], 1p. Ms.

8. William Thomas Stead, Mowbray House, Strand, 14 December 1896, to Dr Newman, 1p. typ.

9. Samuel Wilks, 72 Grosvenor Street, Grosvenor Square, 30 March 1897, to Dr. Newman, 3p. Ms.

10. Frederick Brotherton Meyer, Christ Church, Westminster Road, 15 August 1898, to Dr Newman, 3p. Ms.

11. John Edward Ellis, R.S.O. Yorkshire, 28 October 1898, to Dr Newman, 2p. Ms.

12. Henry J. Wilson, Osgathorpe Hills, Sheffield, 1 February 1899, to [George Newman], 3p. Ms.

13. William Smith Greenfield, 7 Heriot Way, Edinburgh, 27 May 1899, to Dr. George Newman, 3p. Ms.

14. J. Harrison Stewart, University of Edinburgh, 5 June 1899, to Dr Newman, 1p. Ms.

15. Thomas Hodgkin, Barmoor Castle, Beal, Northumberland, 10 October 1899, to Dr Newman, 1p.Ms.

16. James Rendel Harris, 5 Park Terrace, Cambridge, 12 October 1899, to George Newman, 2p.Ms.

17. Jean Binot, Institut Pasteur, 27 October 1899, to [George] Newman?], 2p.Ms.

18. Jonathan Hutchinson, 15 Cavendish Square, n.d., endorsed 'received Jan. 22. 1900', to [George] Newman, 2p. Ms.

19. Edward Marshall Hall, 3 Temple Gardens, 21May 1900, to Dr Newman, 1p. Ms.

20. Arthur Wellesley Peel, 1st Viscount Peel, The Lodge, Sandy, 20 October 1900, to George Newman, 1p. Ms.

21. Rickman John Godlee, 19 Wimpole Street, 3 December 1900, to [George] Newman, 2p. Ms.

22. William Henry Broadbent, Deanery, Durham, 19 January 1901, to [George Newman], 3p. Ms.

23. George William Kitchin, Deanery, Durham, 19 January 1901, to [George Newman] 3p. Ms.

24. Mary Augusta Ward [Mrs Humphrey Ward, novelist], 25 Grosvenor Place, 16 February 1901, to Dr Newman, 3p. Ms.

25. James Crichton-Browne, 61 Carlisle Place Mansions, Victoria Street, 2 March 1901, to Dr Newman, 3p.Ms.

26. German Sims Woodhead, 6 Scope Terrace, Cambridge, 13 May 1901, to [George] Newman, 2.Ms.

27. William Boyd Carpenter Bishop of Ripon, House of Lords, 12 June 1901, to Dr Newman, 1p. Ms.

28. Shirley Forster Murphy, 22 Endsleigh Street, Tavistock Square, 6 July 1901, to [George] Newman, 2p. Ms.

29. Arthur James Balfour [Later 1st Earl Balfour], 10 Downing Street, 22 July 1906, to George Newman, 2p. Ms.

30. George Carrington [?] Lord Carrington, Daws Hill Lodge, High Wycombe, 26 July 1906, to [George Newman], 1p. Ms.

31. William George Spencer Scott Compton, 5th Marquis of Northampton, Compton Wynates, Kineton, 6 August 1901, to Dr Newman, 2p. Ms.

32. Michael Foster, Cambridge [p.m.], 8 September 1901 [pm], to Dr G. Newman, 1 postcards

33. William Henry Power, 3 December 1901, to Dr Newman, 1p. Ms.

34. John Bellows, Upton Knoll, Gloucester, 9 December 1901, to 'My dear Friend' [George Newman], 1p. Ms.

35. Michael Ernst Sandler, Board of Education Library, St Stephen's House, 17 February 1902, to Dr Newman, 1p. Ms.

36. Robert Spence Watson, 141 Pilgrim Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 17 February 1902, to Dr. Newman, 1p. typ.

37. Edward Emanuel Klein, St. Bartholomew's Hospital and College, 5 April 1902, to [George] Newman, 1p. Ms.

38. Charles Booth, Gracedieu, Whitwick, Leicestershire, 18 April 1902, to George Newman, 2p. Ms.

39. John Percival, Bishop of Hereford, The Palace, Hereford, 13 January 1902, to Mr Newman, 2p. Ms.

40. Archibald Robertson [later Bishop of Exeter], Kings' College, London, 13 March 1902, to George Newman, 1p. Ms.

41. John Murray, 50 Albermale Street, 23 July 1903, to Dr Newman, 1p. Ms.

42. Caroline Emelia Stephen, The Porch, Cambridge, 25 August 1903, to Dr Newman, 1p. Ms.

43. Joseph Rowntree, St. Mary's, York, 20 November 1903, to Dr Newman, 1p. typ.

44. Percy William Bunting, 11 Endsleigh Gardens, London, 28 [?] January 1904, to Dr. Newman, 1p. Ms

45. C. Silvester Horne, Whitefields, Tottenham Court Road, 29 January 1904 [p.m.], to Dr George Newman, 1 postcard

46. Henry Ashby, 13 St John Street, Manchester, 6 February 1904, to Dr Newman, 2p. Ms.

47. James Attenford [?], 41 Cadogan Square, 28 February 1904, to [George Newman], 1p. Ms.

48. Helen Bosanquet, The Heath Cottage, Oxshott, Surrey, 25 August 1904, to Dr Newman, 1p.Ms.

49. William Edward Moore Ede, 64 Jesmond Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 15 September 1904, to [George Newman], 2p.Ms.

50. Samuel Augustus Barnett, Toynbee Hall, 28 Commercial Street, Whitechapel, 26 October 1904, to Dr. Newman, 2p.Ms.

51. Jonathan Hutchinson, 15 Cavendish Square, 8 November 1904, to [George] Newman, 4p. Ms.

52. Jonathan Hutchinson, 15 Cavendish Square, 8 November 1904, to [George] Newman, 4p Ms.

53. John Scott Haldane, 4 St. Margaret's Road, Oxford, 22 March 1905, to Dr. Newman, 2p. Ms.

54. John Eldon Gorst, Q.A. Mansions, 21 March 1905, to George Newman, 1 postcard

55. Thomas Burt, House of Commons Library, 6 July 1905, to George Newman, 1 postcard

56. S. Budlin, 51 Rue de la Faisanderie, 4 May 1906, to [George Newman], 1 postcard

57. Frederick Treves, 6 Wimpole Street, Cavendish Square, 17 October 1906, to George Newman, 1p. Ms.

58. Katharine Georgina Louisa Baring, Countess Cromer, n.d [1906?], to Dr Newman, 3p. Ms.

59. John Elliot Burns, Local Government Board, Whitehall, 2 April 1907, to Dr Newman, 1p. Ms.

60. Robert Cecil, Gale, Chelwood Gate, Uckfield, 2 April 1907, to [George Newman], 2p MS.

61. Robert Cecil, 4 Paper Buildings, Temple, 25 April 1907, to Dr Newman, 3p. Ms.

62. Herbert John Gladstone, [later 1st Viscount Gladstone], 11 Downing Street, Whitehall, 1 June 1907, to George Newman, 1p. typ.

63. William Boyd Carpenter, Bishop of Ripon, The Palace, Ripon, 2 June 1907, to Dr Newman, 2p. typ.

64. Charles Wentworth Dilke, 76 Sloane Street, 3 June 1907, to Dr Newman,1 postcard

65. (William) Cosmo Gordon Lang, Bishop of Stepney [later Archbishop of Canterbury and 1st Baron Lang], 2 Amen Court, St. Paul's 3 June 1907, to Mr [George] Newman, 1 p. MS.

66/1-3 Alexander Paul, 32 Upper Park Road, Haverstock Hill, 10 September 1907, to George Newman, 3 p.typ. + Ms. correspondence

67. (Martha) Beatrice Webb, Ayot St. Lawrence, Welwyn, Herts, 13 September [1907], to Dr Newman, 4p, Ms.

68. William Selby Church, 130 Harley Street, 8 November 1907, to Dr Newman, 3p. Ms.

69. Clifford Aubrey, St Radegund's Cambridge, 27 November 1907, to Dr Newman, 3p. Ms.

70. James Crichton Browne, 61 Carlisle Place Mansions, 13 December 1907, to Dr Newman, 3p. Ms.

71. (Martha) Beatrice Webb, Royal Commission on the Poor Laws, nd. [1908?], to [George Newman], 3p Ms.

72. Frederick Treves, Thatched House Lodge, Richmond Park, 28 February 1909, to Dr Newman, 2p. Ms.

73. Albert Venn Dicey, The Orchard, Oxford, 13 May 1909, to [George Newman], 3p. Ms.

74. Reginald McKenna, Admiralty, Whitehall, 23 January 1910, to Dr Newman, 2p.Ms.

75. (William) Cosmo Gordon Lang, Archbishop of York [later Archbishop of Canterbury and 1st Baron Lang], Bishopthorpe, York, 24 January 1910, to Mr. [George] Newman, 1p.typ.

76. Arthur James Balfour [later 1st Earl Balfour], 4 Carlton Gardens, Pall Mall, 15 February 1910, to Dr Newman, 2p. Ms.

77. Edmund Henry Hynman Allenby [later 1st Viscount Allenby], Oakley Lodge, 9 Upper Cheyne Row, Chelsea, 19 April 1910, Dr Newman, 2p. Ms.

78. Henry Jones, Manchester College, Oxford, 25 May 1910, to Mr. [George] Newman, 1p. Ms.

79. Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell [later 1st Baron Baden-Powell], Boy Scouts' Headquarters, 116 Victoria Street, Westminster, 2 June 1910, to Dr George Newman, 1p. typ.

80. Arthur James Balfour [later 1st Earl Balfour], 4 Carlton Gardens, Pall Mall, 3 November 1911, to Sir George Newman, 1p. typ.

81. Joseph Albert Pease, [later 1st Baron Gainford], Headlam Hall, Gainford, 23 December 1911, to Sir George Newman, 3p. Ms.

82. Joseph Albert Pease [later 1st Baron Gainford], Headlam Hall, Gainford, 25 December 1911, to [George] Newman, 4p. Ms.

83. Joseph Albert Pease, [later 1st Baron Gainford],Headlam Hall, Gainford, 29 December 1911, to [George] Newman, 4p. Ms.

84. David Lloyd George [later 1st Earl Lloyd George], Treasury Chambers, Whitehall, 15 February 1912, to Sir George Newman, 1p. typ. With Ms. note initialled 'H.E.F.', 16 February 1912

85. James Ramsay MacDonald, 3 Lincoln's Inn Fields, 16 May 1912, to [George] Newman, 1p. typ.

86. James Ramsay MacDonald, House of Commons, 28 October 1912, to Sir George Newman, 1p. typ.

87. Mary Augusta Ward [Mrs. Humphrey Ward, novelist], 25 Grosvenor Place, 10 April 1913, to Sir George Newman, 1p. typ.

88. James Ramsay MacDonald, 3 Lincoln's Inn Fields, 2 February 1914, to Sir George Newman, 1p. typ.

89 Cecil Leitch, Kendall Hall, Elstree, Herts, 26 June 1914, to Mr. [?George?] Newman, 1p. Ms.

90. Consuela Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough, Sunderland House, Mayfair, 25 January 1915, to Sir George Newman, 1p. typ.

91. Joseph Albert Pease, [later 1st Baron Gainford], General Post Office, London, 20 January 1916, to Sir George [Newman], 1p. Ms.

92. Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher, Board of Education, Whitehall, 12 September 1917, to [George] Newman, 2p. Ms.

93. John Elliott Burns, 110 North Side, Battersea, 2 July 1916, to Sir George [Newman], 1p. Ms.

94. Joseph Albert Pease, 1st Baron Gainford, 8 Hertford Street, Mayfair, 24 December 1917, to [George] Newman, 3p. Ms.

95. Randall Thomas Davidson, Archbishop of Canterbury, Lambeth Palace, 8 April 1919, to Sir George Newman, 1p. typ.

96. Consuela Churchill Duchess of Marlborough, Sunderland House, Mayfair, 20 June n.y. [1919? Pre-1920], to Sir George [Newman], 4p Ms.

97. Hugh Kerr Anderson, The Lodges, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, 20 April 1920, to Sir George Newman, 1p. Ms.

98/1-2 John Anderson, Irish Office, Old Queen Street, 14 March 1922, to [George] Newman, 1p. Ms. With a newspaper cutting from The Times, 11 March 1922, re John Anderson.

99. Richard Burdon Haldane, 1st Viscount Haldane, Cloan, Perthshire, 1 January 1923, to Sir George Newman, 1p. typ.

100. George Newman, 3 January 1923, to Viscount Haldane, 1p. typ. Copy.

101. Humphry Davy Rolleston, 55 Upper Brook Street, 1 December 1923, to [George] Newman, 2p. Ms.

102. Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone, Kensington Palace, 24 December 1923, to Sir George [Newman], 2p.Ms.

103. James Ramsay MacDonald, the Hillocks, Lossiemouth, 28 December 1923, to [George] Newman, 1p. typ.

104. Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher, 28 Ashley Gardens, 15 January 1924, to [George] Newman, 1p. Ms.

105. Annie Vere Chamberlain, 35 Egerton Crescent, 14 March n.y. [1925?], to Sir George [Newman], 1p. Ms.

106. (Martha) Beatrice Webb, Passfield Corner, Liphook, Hants., 28 February 1927, to Sir George [Newman], 1 p. typ.

107. (Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, Ministry of Health, Whitehall, 9 March 1928, to [George] Newman, 1p. Ms.

108. (Martha) Beatrice Webb, Passfield Corner, Lophook Hants., 12 March 1935, to George [Newman], 1p. typ.

109. Edward Frederick Lindley Wood 3rd Viscount Halifax, Board of Education, Whitehall, 2 April 1935, to Sir George Newman, 1p. typ.

110. (Joseph) Austen Chamberlain, 59 Rutland Gate, 5 June 1935, to Sir George Newman, 1p. typ.

111. (Arthur) Neville Chamberlain, 11 Downing Street, Whitehall, 12 October 1936, to Sir George Newman, 2p. typ. And Ms. note verso.

112/1-2 Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor, Clivedon, Taplow, 21 December 1936, to [George] Newman, 4p. Ms.

113/1-6 Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor, Lord Mayor's Parlour, Plymouth, 5 April 1940, to Sir George Newman, 1p. typ. With a copy of a speech 'Notes for Hospital Governors' Meeting', 3 April 1940, 5p. typ.

114. Alexander Augustus Frederick William Alfred George Cambridge, 1st Earl of Athlone, Brantridge Park, Balcombe, Sussex, 20 April 1940, to Sir George [Newman] 1p. Ms.

115. Thomas Barlow, 10 Wimpole Street, 22 February n.y. to Dr. Newman, 1p. Ms.

116. R.J. [Reginald John?] Campbell, Hill Lodge, Enfield, n.d., to Dr G. Newman, 1p. typ.

117. M. Collins, Reform Club, 15 July, n.y. to Mr. [George], Newman, 2p. Ms.

118. Bernard Pyne Grenfell, Queen's College, Oxford, 4 September, n.y., to Dr Newman, 3p. Ms. With note [by G. Newman?] verso last leaf.

119. William Smoult Playfair, 38 Grosvenor Street, 9 March n.y. to Dr Newman, 1p.Ms.

Publication/Creation

1890-1940

Physical description

119 items

Finding aids

Database description taken from that in: Richard Palmer, Catalogue of Western Manuscripts in the Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine: Western Manuscripts 5120-6244 (London: The Wellcome Library for the History & Understanding of Medicine, 1999). The list of correspondents has been expanded in this database description.

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