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Letters to George Newman from Henry Drummond (1851-1897)

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Newman, Sir George (1870-1948), pioneer of public and child health care
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Letters from Henry Drummond (1851-1897), theological writer and evangelist, to correspondents including George Newman. With letters to Newman from various writers concerning a memoir of Drummond, some by the biographer George Adam Smith (1965-1942).

12 items 1895-1900.

The detailed listing of the letters is as follows:

1. Henry Drummond, 3 Carlton Gardens, Kelwinside, Glasgow, 6 January 1885, to ? ['Dear Sir'], 1p. Ms.

2. Henry Drummond, 3 Park Circus, Glasgow, 16 June [?] 1892 to [George] Newman, 2p. Ms.

3. Henry Drummond, 3 Park Circus, Glasgow, 10 August 1892, to Mr. [George] Newman, 2p. Ms.

4. Henry Drummond, ? Aberdeen, 16 October 1892, to [George] Newman, 2p. Ms.

5/1-2 Henry Drummond, 52 Queen Street, Edinburgh, 26 March 1895, to Dr. [George] Newman, 4p. Ms

6. George Adam Smith, 22 Gardener [?] Terrace, Glasgow, 15 ? [no month, n.y., but probably 1897-8] to [George] Newman] 3p. Ms.

7. George Adam Smith, Oxford, 6 June 1898, to Mr. [George] Newman, 3p. Ms.

8. William Smith Greenfield, 7 Heriot Row, 23 October 1895, to Dr. [George] Newman, 1p Ms.

9. A.H. Freeland Barbour, Earl's Court, Tunbridge Wells, n.d. [1895], to [George] Newman, 3p.Ms.

10. Margaret Barbour, 4 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, 22 April 1897, to Dr.[George] Newman, 3p. Ms.

11. Charlotte Barbour, Bonskeid, Pitlochry, 22 March 1900, to Mr [George] Newman, 3p. Ms.

12. George Gordon, Lord Hobb [later 2nd Marquis of Aberdeen and Temair], The Scores, St Andrews, 19 March, n..p1897-8], to Dr. [George] Newman, 4p. Ms.



Physical description

12 items

Biographical note

Newman's own recollections of Drummond were published in his series of essays Quaker Profiles (London, 1946).

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).

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