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Papers of TH Green, Fellow of Balliol

Catalogue

I. BIOGRAPHY

a. Green’s Correspondence

(Letters from THG to A. C. Bradley)

1. ALS, 20 September 1873, thanking Bradley for corrections. 2 pp, ink. With envelope.

2. ALS, 6 December 1873. 1 p, ink. Enclosing ALS from Charlotte B. Green to Bradley, 5 December 1873. 4 pp, ink. With envelope.

3. ALS, [Spring 1875], ‘Sunday Morn[in]g’. 5 pp, ink. With envelope bearing Bradley’s penciled notation: ‘about College arrangements in May or June/75’.

4. ALS, 23 June 1881. Aftermath of college meeting unfavourable to Bradley. 4 pp, ink. With envelope.

5. ALS, 16 December [1880]. ‘I have certainly never sought the reputation of a prophet’. 3 pp, ink.

(Letters from A. C. Bradley to THG)

6. ALS, [Spring 1876], thanking THG for letters. 4 pp, ink.

7. ALS, 7 March 1880. About work on ‘Metaphysic’. 2 pp, ink. With envelope.

8. ALS, 15 July 1880. About work on ‘Metaphysik’. 4 pp, ink.

9. ALS, 27 September 1881. 8 pp, ink.

10. ALS, Undated. 3 pp, ink.

[With letters, two undated envelopes, labelled (in Charlotte Green’s hand?) ‘A. C. Bradley’ and ‘Letters to A. C. Bradley.’]

(Letters from C. D. Cave, on Charlotte Green’s marriage settlement and associated issues.)

11. ALS, 6 October 1871. 3 pp, ink.

12. ALS, 10 October 1872. 3 pp, ink.

13. ALS, 1 July 1873. 3 pp, ink. With envelope.

14. ALS, 18 April 1874. 3 pp, ink.

15. ALS 3 August 1875. 2 pp, ink. With envelope. Enclosing i – iii.

i. Shares in Academy Company, Ltd.

ii. Shares in Oxford Café Company, Ltd. With Banker’s Receipt.

iii. Shares in Oxford Cottage Improvement Company.

iv. Envelope containing shares in Oxford Cottage Improvement Company and Oxford Liberal Hall Company. Was placed with I.c.15.

16. ALS , 4 December 1877, containing Schedule of Property. 4 pp, ink. Part 2 of settlement enclosed, 4 pp, ink. With envelope labelled ‘On Her Majesty’s Service’.

17.

i. Great Northern Railway documents: 3 sheets.

ii. Great Western Railway document: 1 sheet.

iii. Midland Railway document: 1 sheet.

iv. 8 fragments of a (single?) torn page of North Eastern Railway material.

18. Promissory Note T. H. Green to C. D. Cave for £500. 14 October 1872. With note from Cave on reverse.

19. ALS from C. D. Cave to Charlotte Green, 3 January 1874. 4 pp, ink.

[With wrapper labelled ‘CD Cave’s letters:/ Settlement etc.’ and envelope postmarked ‘York DL 31 77’ / ‘Oxford JA 1 78’.]

(Letters from J. Conington to THG.)

20. Autograph letter, 27 September 1859. 8 pp, ink.

21. ALS, 10-11 January 1860. 8 pp, ink. With envelope.

22. ALS, 24 September 1861. 4 pp, ink.

23. ALS, 4 October 1861. 4 pp, ink. With envelope.

24. ALS, 17 September 1863. 8 pp, ink. With envelope.

25. ALS, 27 June 1864. 5 pp, ink. With envelope.

26. Lone sheet from one of the above: ‘I forgot to answer your question’.

[With wrapper labelled ‘Professor Conington/ to J. H. G.’]

27. Copy of Letter to D. Crawford, in CBG’s hand. 2pp, ink.

(Copies of letters to D. Hanbury, in CBG’s hand.)

28. 6 July 1853, 2 pp, ink.

29. November 1853. 2 pp ink. End of letter missing.

30. December 1853. 2 pp ink.

31. March 1854. 2 pp ink.

32. Spring 1854 (‘about May’). 2 pp, ink.

33. 24 September 1854. 2 pp, ink.

34. Undated; probably 1855-1857. 3 pp, ink.

35. 26 January 1863. 3 pp, ink.

36. 20 April 1865. 2 pp, ink.

37. 20 September 1871. 1 pp, ink.

38. 9 October 1871. 1 pp, ink.

39. Copy of letter to A. Fairbairn, in CBG’s hand. 1855. 2pp, ink.

(Copies of extracts of letters to CBG in CBG’s hand.

40. 7 January 1871. 1 p, ink.

41. 22, 24 February – 3 March 1871. 1 p, ink.

42. 24 February 1871. 1 p, ink.

43. 8 March 1871. 1 p, ink.

44. 15 March 1871. 1 p, ink.

45. 10 April 1871. Includes also extract from 11 April. 1 p, ink.

46. 25 April 1871. 1 p, ink.

47. 25 June 1871. Includes also extract from 29 April 1871. 1 p, ink.

48. 4 January 1871. 1 p, ink.

49. February 1871. 1 p, ink.

50. February and March 1871. 1 p, ink

51. 8 March 1871. 1 p, ink.

52. 15 March 1871. 1 p, ink.

53. 10 April 1871. 1 p, ink.

54. 25 June 1871. 1 p, ink.

55. Autograph draft letter of THG to Sir William Harcourt. January 1973. Explains Green’s letter in the Oxford Chronicle of 4 January 1873. 8 pp, ink.

56. ALS Sir William Harcourt to THG, 8 January 1873. 12 pp, ink.

57. ALS Sir William Harcourt to THG, 10 January 1873. 12 pp, ink. With envelope.

[With envelope addressed to ‘Mrs Green’ labelled ‘Correspondence with Sir W Harcourt about Liquor Question’, and wrapper labelled ‘Correspondence about Liquor question etc with Sir William Harcourt’.]

58. Draft letter THG to Longmans. 2 pp, ink.

59. Letter Longmans & Co. to THG. 15 March 1882. 3 pp, ink. With envelope.

60. Postcard from ‘GCR’ (George Croom Robertson) to THG. 2 March 1882.

 

b. Recollections of Green.

1. A. C. Bradley ALS to CBG, 26 September 1882. 4 pp, ink. With envelope.

2. A. C. Bradley ALS to CBG, 18 November 1882. 4 pp, ink.

3. E. Caird ALS to CBG, 5 April 1882. 5 pp, ink. With envelope.

4. A. V. Dicey ALS to CBG, 17 September 1882. 8 pp, ink. With envelope.

5. C. Evans ALS to CBG, 10 October 1882. 11 pp, ink. With envelope.

6. C. A. Fyffe, autograph memoir, undated. 15 pp, ink.

7. A. D. Liddell ALS to CBG, 6 July 1882. 7 pp, ink. With envelope.

8. W. L. Newman ALS to CBG, 27 November 1882. 4 pp ink. Enclosing memoir of Green, 10 pp ink. With envelope.

9. C. S. Parker ALS to Richard Lewis Nettleship, 26 September 1888. 7 pp, ink. With envelope.

10. J. Richardson ALS to R. L. Nettleship, 19 May 1888. 1 p, ink. Enclosing letter describing Green, 18 May 1888. 2 pp, ink. With envelope.

11. H. Sidgwick ALS to CBG, 1 August 1881. 2 pp, ink. Enclosing reminiscence of Green, 20 pp, ink. With envelope.

12. Sir E. Strachey ALS to CBG, June 1888. 6 pp, ink.

13. J. A. Symonds to CBG, 7 October 1882 from Davos. Reminiscences of THG. With envelope.

14 J. A. Symonds to CBG. Notpes of talks with Green, 3 November 1866, 1 p, ink. Reminiscences, 6 pp, ink. Copy of Reminiscences in CBG’s hand, July 1883, 6 pp, ink.

15. A. R. Vardy, ALS to R. L. Nettleship, 17 September 1887. 6 pp, ink. With envelope.

16. Notes by C. E. Vaughan, transcribed in CBG’s hand. 2 pp, ink.

17. Transcription by CBG in notebook. H. Sidgwick, A. G. Liddell, A. V. Dicey, Sir E. Strachey. 66 pp, ink.

18. Transcription by CBG in notebook. W. L. Newman, Professor Henry Nettleship, J. A. Symonds, St S[?] Strachey, C. A. Fyffe, Rev. A. Grenfell, A. V. Dicey, Rev. C. Evans. 141 pp, ink.

 

c. Documents connected with THG’s social and political activities

1. MS notebook containing information on secondary schools, written while Assistant Schools Inquiry Commissioner. Pencil and ink.

2. ‘Evidence given before the Commission’. Autograph MS 12 pp, ink. With envelope.

3. Autograph MS of Lecture on Elementary School System delivered February 1878, printed in Works III. 32 pp, ink. With card bearing title: ‘ “Education”/ “The Public Elementary School System of England: how it has grown up, what it is, what it should be”.’

i. 2 loose MS pages: earlier version of pp 20-22 of I.c.3.

4. Autograph MS of second lecture on same topic. 25 pp, ink.

5. 1 copy of offprint, ‘The Grading of Secondary Schools’, from Journal of Education, 1877. Text of a lecture delivered to the Birmingham Teachers’ Association in May 1877. Printed in Works III.

6. Autograph MS of lecture delivered to the Wesleyan Literary Society, 19 December 1881, on Oxford High School. 34 pp, ink. Printed in Works III.

7. 2 loose MS pages on same subject.

8. Offprint of F. E. Kitchener, Two Addresses to the Boys of Newcastle-under-Lyme School. 1882. Inscribed ‘Charlotte Green’.

9. Booklet: ‘Rules of the Temperance Permanent Benefit Building Society’. With Extracts from the Minutes (2 pp). Both printed.

10. Tenancy agreement for house in St Clements, Oxford, 14 September 1875. 1 p, ink.

11. ALS from C. A. Pryce to R. L. Nettleship, 13 April 1888. 3 pp, ink. With envelope.

12. Autograph notes for a speech (in Abingdon, 1880?). 10 pp, ink. CBG’s copy, 12 pp, ink.

13.

i. Notes for speech given at North Ward Liberal Association meeting on 7 March 1882; notes for speech [intended] for Mr Partridge’s Lecture 15 March 1882. 10 pp, ink.

ii. Notes for speech [intended] 15 March 1882. 3 pp, ink. With envelope.

iii. Notes for speech given at North Ward Liberal Association meeting, 7 March 1882. 4 pp, ink. With envelope.

14. MS of lecture on ‘Liberal Legislation and the Freedom of Contract.’ 39 pp, ink. In green wrapper. With one printed copy of final published version.

15.

i. MS notes for a speech on church reform given at Merton College, Oxford, December 1881. 4 pp, ink.

ii. MS notes for same speech, 5 pp, ink. With envelope.

 

d. Biographical Miscellanea

1. 2 vitae prepared by CBG for period 1850-1870.

i. 8 pp, ink.

ii. 9 pp, ink with pencil additions.

2. Notes on the Green-Vaughan family by one of green’s sisters. 3 pp, ink. With envelope addressed to R. L. Nettleship with the notation ‘for the Life’.

3. Vaughan family tree by E. T. Green. 1 p, ink.

4. Photographs on cards, by Hills & Saunders.

i. T. H. Green, oval.

ii. Group, THG with three others.

iii. Two copies of photograph of Green as young man.

5. One MS copy by CBG of 1858 minutes of the Old Mortality Society concerning THG’s essay on ‘Political Idealism’. 1 pp, ink.

6. CBG’s MS copy of Arnold Toynbee’s preface to the Two Sermons. 10 pp + 1 (title page), ink. Dated 1882-3.

7. MS of Edward Caird’s preface to Essays in Philosophical Criticism. 9 pp, ink. With envelope.

8. CBG’s copy of extract of Caird’s preface (I.d.7) and of minutes to Old Mortality Society meeting (I.d.5). 1 pp, ink.

9. Letters of condolence from B. Jowett to CBG. All ALS, ink.

i. 26 March 1882, 3 pp.

ii. 23 June 1883, 3 pp.

iii. 2 April 1893, 2 pp.

10. Material relating to R. L. Nettleship’s biographical inquiries.

i. ALS from CBG to RLN, answering questions of chronology. Dated ‘Christmas Eve’. With envelope postmarked ‘DE 24/ 87’. 4 pp, ink.

ii. Loose page of notes in CBG’s hand. Begins ‘[Fee?] Act 1845’.

iii. Loose page of notes in CBG’s hand. Begins ‘In 1848 my Husband’s health’. 2 pp, ink.

iv. Loose pages of notes in CBG’s hand. Begins ‘When I first saw Mr. Green’. 2 pp, ink.

v. Loose page of notes in CBG’s hand. Begins ‘In the Spring of 1846’. 3 pp, ink.

vi. Loose page of notes in CBG’s hand. Begins ‘Jan 22-1871’. 1 pp, ink.

vii. Loose page of notes in CBG’s hand. Begins ‘There are few men’. 3 pp, ink.

viii. Loose page of notes in CBG’s hand. Begins ‘In 1842’. 1 pp, ink.

ix. Loose page of notes in CBG’s hand. Begins ‘J.A.S. was born’. 4 pp, ink.

x. Loose page of notes in CBG’s hand. Begins ‘Mr Grenfell’. 1 pp, ink.

xi. Loose page of notes in [CBG?]’s hand. Begins ‘to Emily some time back’. 1 pp, ink.

[With wrapper labelled ‘R. L. Nettleship/ Notes for Life’

11. ALS from RLN to CBG, returning notes on divinity lectures. Dated 3 June, no year. 2 pp, ink.

12.

i. ALS from C. A Fyffe to CBG, 1 January 1885. 4 pp, ink.

ii. ALS from J. F. Bright to CBG, ‘J[a?]n 17’. About publishing THG’s lectures. 2 pp, ink.

iii. Envelope containing both (i) and (ii), labelled in CBG’s hand.

13. MS copy in CBG’s hand of extracts from two letters (4 and 10 March 1861), written to CBG by J. A. Symonds, on Green’s help in selection of passages for selected edition of Jowett. 2 pp, ink.

14. Notebook, marbled paper cover, concerning mostly students’ examination results and essays.

15. Notebook, burgundy leather stiff cover, concerning mostly students’ examination results and essays.

16. Diary, ‘Lett’s Diary 1873’.

17. Diary, ‘Lett’s Diary 1874’.

18. Diary, ‘Lett’s Diary 1875’.

19. Valuation of Green’s property in Balliol College, 17 July 1877. 1 pp, ink.

20. 2 share certificates for Girl’s Public Day School Campaign, with envelope addressed to THG and postmarked MR15 79.

21. Income tax demand, 17 December 1879. Envelope; ‘Income Tax Claim for Repayment’; ‘Premium Claim’; small loose sheet noting figures; ‘Income Tax Schedule D’.

22. Agreement with Longman’s for the publication of Green’s work, 17 April 1883. With envelope addressed to R. L. Nettleship.

23. Agreement with the Clarendon Press for the publication of Prolegomena to Ethics, 21 July 1882. 6 pp, ink. With envelope and letter (22 July 1882, 1 pp ink) to CBG.

24. Letter from Clarendon Press to CBG, 18 October 1892. 2 pp, ink. With envelope.

25. Sales figures for Green’s published writings, 1883-1928. 3 packets: i, c. 65 sheets total; ii, c. 65 sheets total; iii, c. 48 sheets total.

26. Offprint of James Bryce, ‘Thomas Hill Green’, Contemporary Review 41 (1882). Grey paper cover. Inscribed presentation copy from the author with 1 MS correction.

27. Letter from Rudolph Hermann Lotze. John Cook Wilson’s MS copy of a letter from Lotze about the translation project which Green, Wilson, Bradley, and others were planning. German. 2 pp, ink.

28.

i. Scrapbook. Cover titled ‘Scrap Album’. Contains reviews of Prolegomena to Ethics and Two Lay Sermons.

ii. Scrapbook. Cover titled ‘Scraps.’ Contains obituaries.

29. R. L. Nettleship’s Errata for THG’s Works, II. 3 pp, ink.

30. Photograph of THG in oval frame in purple velvet case.

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