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Letters from George Newman to his family

Date
1877-1943
Reference
MS.6206
Part of
Newman, Sir George (1870-1948), pioneer of public and child health care
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Description

Letters from George Newman to his parents (Henry Stanley Newman and Mary Anna Newman, nee Pumphrey), aunt (Caroline Westcombe Pumphrey, 'Aunt Lina') and sister (Harriet Mary Newman, 'Hattie'). One other unidentified, probably a sister 'Mootie'. With miscellaneous papers, including a portrait photograph of Newman (195). 196 items, 1877-1943 and undated.

The detailed listing of the letters is as follows:

1. Leominster, 1877, to Caroline W. Pumphrey, 1p. Ms.

2. Falconer House, 15 December 1879, to Mary Anna Newman, 3p. Ms.

3. 4 November 1880, to C.W. Pumphrey, 1p. Ms.

4. Sidcot, 7 March 1882, to C.W. Pumphrey, 1p. Ms.

5. Sidcot School, October 1882, to C.W. Pumphrey, 4p Ms.

6. Sidcot School, November 1882, to C.W. Pumphrey, 4p. Ms.

7/1-3 Sidcot School, 24 January 1883, to C.W. Pumphrey, 7p. Ms.

8. Sidcot School, 20 February 1883, to C.W. Pumphrey, 4p.Ms.

9. Sidcot School, 21 February 1883, to C.W. Pumphrey, 4p. Ms.

10/1-2 Sidcot School, 28 February 1883, to C.W. Pumphrey, 6p.Ms.

11/1-2 Sidcot School, 26 May 1883, to C.W. Pumphrey, 8p. Ms.

12. Sidcot School, 10 June 1883, to Henry Stanley Newman and M.A. Newman, 4p. Ms.

13. Sidcot School, 30 September 1883, to C.W. Pumphrey, 4p. Ms.

14. Sidcot School, 7 October 1883, to C.W. Pumphrey, 4p. Ms.

15. Sidcot School, 25 October 1883, to C.W. Pumphrey, 4p. Ms.

16. Sidcot School, December 1883, to 'Dear Sisters', 4p. Ms.

17. Sidcot School, 28 February 1884, to C.W. Pumphrey, 4p. Ms.

18. Sidcot School, 27 April 1884, to C.W. Pumphrey and M.A. Newman, 4p. Ms. with a pressed leaf.

19. Sidcot School, October 1884, to C.W. Pumphrey, 2p. Ms.

20. 20 Bootham, York, 17 February 1885, to M.A. Newman, 4p. Ms.

21 20 Bootham, York, 10 August 1885, to H.S. Newman, 4p. Ms.

22. 20 Bootham, York, 15 August 1885, H.S. Newman, 4p. Ms.

23/1-2 20 Bootham, York, 13 March 1886, to C.W. Pumphrey, 6p. Ms.

24/1-2 20 Bootham, York, 8 May 1886, to C.W. Pumphrey, 6p. Ms.

25 20 Bootham, York, 8 September 1886, to C.W. Pumphrey, 4p. Ms.

26. 20 Bootham, York, 26 September 1886, to C.W. Pumphrey, 4p. Ms.

27. 20 Bootham, York, 13 October, 1886, to C.W. Pumphrey, 4p.Ms.

28. 20 Bootham, York, 8 November, 1886, to H.S. Newman, 4p. Ms.

29. 20 Bootham, York, 14 April 1887, to M.A. Newman, 4p. Ms.

30. 20 Bootham, York, 10 May 1887, to C.W. Pumphrey, 6p. Ms.

31. 11 September 1887, to Hariett M. Newman, 4p. Ms.

32. York, 15 September 1887, to H.S. Newman, 4p. Ms.

33. 20th Bootham, York, 2 October 1887, to H.S. Newman, 3p. Ms.

34. 15 Gladstone Terrace, Edinburgh, November 1888, to H.S. Newman, 4p. Ms. [on Henry Drummond]

35/1-2 15 Gladstone Terrace, Edinburgh, November 1888, to C.W. Pumphrey, 6p. Ms.

36/1-2 15 Gladstone Terrace, Edinburgh, 6 January 1889, to C.W. Pumphrey, 8p. Ms.

37. 15 Gladstone Terrace, Edinburgh, 20 January 1889, to H.S.Newman, 4p. Ms.

38. 15 Gladstone Terrace, Edinburgh, 27 January 1889, to C.W. Pumphrey, 4p. Ms. [on Henry Drummond]

39. 15 Gladstone Terrace, Edinburgh, 2 February 1889, to [Harriet M. Newman], 4p.Ms.

40/1-2 3 Warrender Park Road, Edinburgh, 20 October 1889, to H.S. and M.A. Newman

41/1-2 3 Warrender Park Road, Edinburgh, 20 October 1889, to C.W. Pumphrey, 6p. Ms.

42/1-2 Edinburgh, 1 January 1890, to C.W. Pumphrey, 6p.Ms.

43. Edinburgh, 3 January 1890, to H.S. and M.A. Newman, 4p. Ms.

44/1-2 Edinburgh, 24 January 1890, to Harriet M. Newman] 5p.Ms.

45. Edinburgh, 23 February 1890, to C.W. Pumphrey, 2p. Ms.

46. Edinburgh, 15 May 1890, to C.W. Pumphrey , 4p. Ms.

47. 20 May 1890, to C.W. Pumphrey, 4p. Ms.

48. Edinburgh, 15 June 1890, to M.A. Newman, 4p. Ms. [on Henry Morton Stanley]

49. 3 Warrender Park Road, 5 October 1890, to [Harriet M. Newman], 4p. Ms.

50. 3 Warrender Park Road, 2 November 1890, to M.A. Newman, 4p. Ms.

51. 3 Warrender Park Road, 30 November 1890, to Harriet M. Newman, 3p. Ms.

52. 3 Warrender Park Road, 9 May 1891, to C.W. Pumphrey, 4p. Ms.

53. 3 Warrender Park Road, 7 June 1891, to H.S. and M.A,. Newman, 4p. Ms.

54/1-2 3 Warrender Park Road, 14 June 1891, to M.A. Newman, 6p.Ms. [on George Gabriel Stokes]

55/1-2 University of Edinburgh, 22 November 1891, to [Harriet M. Newman], 4p. Ms. [on George Joachin Goschen, Henry Irving and Ellen Terry].

56. 6 December 1891, to Harriet M. Newman, 4p.Ms.

57. 24 January 1892, to Harriet M. Newman, 4p. Ms.

58. University of Edinburgh, 28 February 1892, to C.W. Pumphrey, 4p. Ms.

59. 6 March 1892, to M.A. Newman, 4p Ms. and envelope

60. 13 March 1892, to H.S. Newman, 2p. Ms.

61/1-2 Richmond Road, Stockton-on-Tees, 21 March 1892, to M.A. Newman, 8p. Ms.

62/1-2 3 Warrender Park Road, 3 April 1892, to M.A. Neman, 8p. Ms. and envelope

63. 10 April 1892, to H.S. Newman, 4p. Ms. and envelope

64. 24 April 1892, to H.S. Newman, 4p. Ms. and envelope

65/1-3 1 May 1892 to M.A. Newman, 6p. Ms., newspaper cutting and envelope

66. 2 July 1892[?] to [Harriet M. Newman] 4p. Ms.

67. 19 December 1892, to H.S. and M.A. Newmand, 4p. Ms.

68. London, 12 January 1893, to H.S. and M.A. Newman.

69/1-3 33 J.P., 1 February 1893, to [Harriet M. Newman], 8p. Ms.

70/1-3 London, 13 February 1893, to M.A. Newman, 8p. Ms.and envelope

71/1-2 London, 27 February 1893, to M.A. Newman, 8p. Ms. and envelope.

72. London, 26 March 1893, to Harriet M. Newman, 4p. Ms. and envelope.

73. London, 2 May 1893, to M.A. Newman, 4p. Ms.

74. 16 November 1893, to H.S. Newman, 4p. Ms.

75. 29 January 1894, to M.A. Newman, 4p. Ms. and envelope

76/1-3 20 Queen Square, London, 12 March 1894, to C.W. Pumphrey, 6p. Ms.

77. Chalfont House, 20 Queen Square, 14 September 1894, to [Harriet M. Newman], 8p.Ms.

78, 29 Queen Square, London, 25 January 1895, to H.S. Newman, 4p. Ms.

79. 20 Queen Square, London, 28 January 1895, to H.S. Newman, 4p. Ms.

80. Glen Marine, 27 July 1895, to H.S. Newman, 4p. Ms.

81/1-2 Grasmere, 8 August 1895, to H.S, Newman, 4p. Ms.

82. 20 Queen Square, 20 November 1895, to C.W. Pumphrey, 4p. Ms.

83. King's College, London, 21 April 1896, to H.S. Newman, 3p. Ms.

84. Chalfont House, 20 Queen Square, 11 September 1896, to H.S. Newman, 3p. Ms.

85. 20 Queen Square, 23 October 1896, to Harriet M. Newman, 3p. Ms.

86. 20 Queen Square, 1 April 1897, to C.W. Pumphrey, 2p. Ms. [on Henry Drummond]

87. Backfield, Leominster, 19 April 1897, to H.S. and M.A. Newman [?]

88. Scotland, 27 July 1897, to M.A. Newman, 4p. Ms.

89/1-2 Chalfont House, 20 Queen Square, 30 August 1897, to Harriet M. Newman, 8p. Ms.

90. Chalfont House, 20 Queen Square, 1 September 1897, to Harriet M. Newman, 4p. Ms

91. Backfield, Leominster, 17 September 1897, to Harriet M. Newman, 2p. Ms.

92. Backfield, Leominster, 17 September 1897, to C.W. Pumphrey, 2p. Ms.

93. 20 Queen Square, 5 October 1897, to H.S. Newman, 2p. Ms.

94. Bacteriological Dept. King's College, London, 18 November 1897, to ?, 2p. Ms. incomplete.

95. 20 Queen Square, 4 July, 1898, to C.W. Pumphrey, 4 July 1898, to C.W. Pumphrey, 4p. Ms.

96. Backfield, Leominster, 4 January 1899, to Harriet H. Newman, 4p. Ms.

97. Bacteriological Department, King's College, London, 10 July 1899, to Harriet M. Newman, 2p. Ms.

98. Backfield, Leominster, 22 April 1900, to C.W. Pumphrey, 3p. Ms.

99. 2 Woburn Square, London, 23 October 1900 to Harriet M. Newman, 2p. Ms.

100. 2 Woburn Square, [?] December 1901, to Harriet Newman, 2p. Ms.

101/1-2 Metropolitan Borough Of Finsbury, Public Health Department, 17 November 1902, to ?, 8p. Ms.

102. 2 Woburn Square, London, 22 November 1902, to Harriet M. Newman, 4p.Ms.

103. Metropolitan Borough of Finsbury, Public Health Dept., 23 October 1903, to Harriet M. Newman, 4p Ms

104. Backfield, Leominster, 10 September 1904, to Harriet M. Newman, 4p. Ms.

105. 2 Woburn Square, 9 November 1904, to C.W. Pumphrey, 4p. Ms.

106. Met. Bor, of Finsbury, Public Health Dept., 23 November 1904, to M.A. Newman, 3p. Ms.

107. Metropolitan Borough of Finsbury, Public Health Dept., 12 December 1904, to M.A. Newman, 3p. Ms.

108. Hotel de Londres, Bordighera, Italy, 13 April 1905, to Harriet M. Newman, 4p. Ms.

109. 2 Woburn Square, 11 May 1905, to C.W. Pumphrey and Harriet Newman, 4p. Ms.

110. Metropolitan Borough of Finsbury, Public Health Dept., 11 November 1905, to M.A. Newman, 4p. Ms.

111. Metropolitan Borough of Finsbury, Public Health Department, 21 July 1906, to M.A. Newman, 4p. Ms.

112. Metropolitan Borough of Finsbury, Public Health Department, 6 October 1906, to [?'Dear Mootie'], 4p. Ms (Mother - see letter120)

113/1-2 Metropolitan Borough of Finsbury, Public Health Department, 14 June 1907, to ['Dear Mootie'], 8, Ms.

114/1-2 Dene, Hatch End, Middlesex, 6 July 1907, to ['Dear Mootie'], 7p. Ms.and envelope

115/1-2 Metropolitan Borough of Finsbury, Public Health Department, 20 July 1907, to ['Dear Mootie'], 7p. Ms.

116. Metropolitan Borough of Finsbury, Public Health Dept., 3 August 1907, to ['Dear Mootie'], 4p. Ms.

117. Dene, Hatch End, Middlesex, 6 September 1907, to Harriet M. Newman, 4p. Ms.

118. Metropolitan Borough of Finsbury, Public Health Dept., 2 November 1907, to ['Dear Mootie'], 4p. Ms.

119/1-3 20 Queen Square, London, 5 May 1908, to [C.W. Pumphrey?], 6p. Ms.

120/1-3 Dene, Hatch End, Middlesex, 24 August 1908, to Harriet M. Newman, 12p. Ms. and envelope

121/1-2 Dene, Hatch End, Middlesex, 6 December 1908, to Harriet M. Newman, 4p.Ms. Incomplete

122/1-2 23 December 1908 to Harriet M. Newman, 3p. .Ms.

123 Hotel Cappuccini Convent a Malfi, 3 April 1911, to Harriet M. Newman, 4p. Ms.

124. Royal Hotel, S. Marco, Ravenna, 19 April 1911, to H.S. and Harriet M. Newman, 3p. Ms.

125. Grims Wood, Harrow Weald, Middlesex, 14 November 1915, to Harriet M. Newman, 4p. Ms.

126. Grims Wood, Harrow Weald, Middlesex, 22 December 1915, to C.W. Pumphrey, 4p. Ms.

127/1-2 Grims Wood, Harrow Weald, Middlesex, 28 December 1917, to 'Dear Sisters and Aunt Pumphrey' , 8p. Ms.

128/1-3 Grims Wood, 13 November 1918, to Harriet M. Newman and C.W. Humphrey, 3p. Ms.

129/1-3 Grims Wood, 13 November 1918, to Harriet M. Newman and C.W. Pumphrey, 3p. Ms.

130/1-2 Grims Wood, 1 February 1919, to [Harriet M. Newman], 6p. Ms incomplete

131/1-2 Grims Wood, 18 March 1919, to Harriet M. Newman, 8p. Ms.

132. Grims Wood, 22 March 1919, to Harriet M. Newman, 2p. Ms.

133/1-2 12 May 1919, to [Harriet M. Newman?], 4p. Ms.

134/1-2 Grims Wood, 26 July 1919, to Harriet M. Newman, 8p. Ms.

135/1-3 Grims Wood, 20 March 1920, to Harriet M. Newman, 3p. Ms.

136. Grims Wood, 17 April 1921, to C.W. Pumphrey, 2p. Ms.

137/1-3 Grims Wood, 9 November 1921, to C.W. Pumphrey, 3p. Ms.

138/1-4 Ministry of Health, Whitehall, 2 February 1922, to Harriet M. Newman, 8p. Ms.

139/1-3 Grims Wood, 26 October 1926, to 'Dear Sisters', 3p. Ms.

140. Grims Wood, 29 January 1927, to [Harriet M. Newman], 2p. Ms.

141. S.S. Homeric, n.d. [June 1927], to Harriet M. Newman, 4p. Ms.

142 Grims Wood, 11 September 1927, to Harriet M. Newman, 4p. Ms.

143/1-2 Luxor Winter Palance, Egypt, 22 December n.y. [1928], to Harriet M. Newman, 4p. ms.

144. Grims Wood, 27 October 1935, to Harriet M. Newman, 4p. Ms.

145. Grims Wood, 25 March 1937, to Harriet M. Newman, 2p. Ms

146. Grims Wood, 2 February 1942, to Harriet M. Newman, 2p. ms.

147. Grims Wood, 17 January 1943, to Harriet M. Newman, 4p. Ms.

148-150 3 letters as a schoolboy, 1 to C.W. Pumphrey, probably 1880-86, 1p. Ms.

151-158 8 letters as a medical student at Edinburgh, to C.W. Humphrey, M.A. Newman, and Harriet S. Newman, 1888-82, 36p. and 1 envelope.

159-165 4 letters [1 incomplete], addressed from Buckfield, Leominster, to C.W. Pumphrey and Harriet S. Newman, probably 1897-1904, 23p. Ms. 166-169 4 letters [1 incomplete], addressed from Buckfield, Leominster, C.W. Pumphrey and Harriet S. Newman, probably 1897-1904, 23p. Ms.

170 1 letter addressed from 2 Woburn Square London, to M.A. Newman and Harriet S. Newman, probably 1907/08, 4p. Ms.

171-175 6 letters [2 incomplete], addressed from Dene, Hatch End, Middlesex, to M.A,. Newman and Harriet S. Newman, probably 1900-5, 36p. Ms.

176-184 9 letters addressed from Grims Wood, Harrow Weald, Middlesex, to C.W. Pumphrey and Harriet S. Newman, probably 1915-46, 29p. Ms. . 185-188 4 miscellaneous letters to M.A. Newman and Henry Stanley Newman and C.W. Pumphrey, 20p. Ms. and 1 envelope

189 Note in the hand of George Newman, 'Grants in aid are now paid thro' the B of E to LEA for PT…., ' n.d., 1p. Ms.

190-194 5 miscellaneous printed items: 'The programme of Christianity' August 1892; 'Sunday evening talks' 1894 [2 copies]; 'Sunday evening meeting' 1896; 'The claims of the community….' 30 January 1900 [initialled 'E.N,']; 'Sunday evening meeting' January 1904, 9p. printed.

195 Portrait of Sir George Newman: 1 b+w photograph, n.d. 15.0 x 11.0cms

196 Paul Fleming Grenvilll, n.d., to Sir James Ross, 1 printed card with Ms. note and envelope

Publication/Creation

1877-1943

Physical description

196 items Partly printed.

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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