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Abel, Dr Karl

File consists of typed, handwritten and transcribed excerpts from correspondence between VW and Karl Abel. The two corresponded at the suggestion of Professor Sayce. Welby sought out Dr. Abel and shared her writing on mental biology, seeking his feedback on her ideas. Welby also invited Abel to visit her in Denton. Keywords include: psychology of language, pscyological semantics, mental evolution, folklore, etymology, IndoEuropean languages.

Adams, Prof. John

File consists of typed, handwritten and transcribed excerpts from correspondence between VW and Prof. John Adams, who frequently writes from 23 Tanza Road in Hamstead, N.W.. Welby invites Adams to stay with her in October 1911 prio ro tAdam's lecture on "meaning" at University College London. Keywords include: meaning, significs and intention.

Airlie, Lady Blanche

File consists of typed, handwritten and trascribed excerpts from correspondence between Lady Blanche Airlie with VW. Keywords include: "young married women" , religion, loss, grief, silence, comfort.

Aitken, (W. H.)

File consists of typed, handwritten, and transcribed excerpts of correspondence between W. Aitken and VW. Keywords include: fire, life, heat, light, Divinity, Christ, Horton, Akkadian Genesis, Dr. King of Cambridge. Also includes a scrap of handwritten notes by VW.

Alexander, Samuel

File consists of numerous typed, handwritten and transcribed excerpts of correspondence between Professor Samuel Alexander, President of The Aristotelian Society and Lecturer at Lincoln College, and VW, including typed statements and long dialogues between the two about Semantics and meaning. Alexander visited Denton in 1894. Includes a transcription of a letter written by Dr. Henry J. Watt of the Physiological Labratory of the University of Glasgow to Alexander. Keywords include: The Aristotelian Society, Leslie Stephen, Moral Order and Progress, Semantics, meaning, semse, signification, Sidgwick, Bonsanquet, Marshall, Harnack, Dogmengeschichte, logic, signification, interpretation, philosophy, Arthur Balfour, Stout, Galton, David Hogarth, Taylor, Problem of Conduct, nature of mental activity, Galton, the Infinite,Santaana, Lowes, images, immortality, consciousness,Heritics Club of Cambridge,

Arnold, Sir Edwin

File consists of folder of correspondence. According to Petrilli, the file consists of a “…consistent corpos of mostly handwritten letters [covering] the years between 9 September 1887 and March 1889… Some letters are typewritten and bear editorial comments, though only one, dated 30 September 1887, from Arnold to Welby, was included … [in]… Echoes of Larger Life.” The following letters have been transcribed and published in Petrilli’s Signifying and Understanding: Reading the Works of Victoria Welby and the Signific Movement:
VW to EA 9 September 1887
EA to VW 30 September 1887
VW to EA 1 October 1887
EA to VW 3 January, 7 February 1888
VW to EA 6 March 1888
EA to VW 3 May 1888
VW to EA 3 July 1888
See: Susan Petrilli, Signifying and Understanding: Reading the Works of Victoria Welby and the Signific Movement. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. 2009, pp. 42-47.

Booth, Charles

File consists of folder of correspondence between Welby and the author Charles Booth. Topics include Welby setting up a district nurse at Grantham and Grantham Village; starting up a Mother's Union; and country nursing. Welby also mentions that her aunt Mrs. J. Stuart-Wortley was founder of East London Nursing Society (in succession to Welby's other aunt, Mrs. J. Talbot who establish the Parochial Mission Women.

Boys, Prof. C. V. (Charles Vernon?)

File consists of folder of handwritten, typed and typescript excerpts of letters between Welby and C.V. Boys. Topics include: Welby inviting Boys to lecture to Science and Art classes, inviting him to Denton at Easter in 1889; Boys inviting Welby and party to visiting him "to see the machine in action"; Boys experiments on spiders regarding vibration; the primariness of the curve; geo-centrism; Professor Clifford, Prof. Lloyd Morgan; visiting M. Cornu in Paris to see his apparatus; visiting M.E. Donkin at Cooper's Hill and Holloway College; Dr. Lodge's metaphysics; Welby's introduction to Mr. C. Cunynghame and Karl Pearson.
Written from 11 Alexander Square SW, 7 Brownton Square SW, Science and Art Department, South Kensignton and Oxford and the Cavendish Experiment.

Bradley, A. C.

File consists of folder of correspondence. According to Petrilli, the correspondence is incomplete. The following letters have been transcribed and published in Petrilli’s Signifying and Understanding: Reading the Works of Victoria Welby and the Signific Movement:
VW to ACB 17 May 1899
ACB to VW 19 May 1899
VW to ACB 16 April 1900
VW to ACB 27 April 1900.
See: Susan Petrilli, Signifying and Understanding: Reading the Works of Victoria Welby and the Signific Movement. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. 2009, pp. 47-48.

Bradley, F. H. (Francis Herbert?)

File consists of folder of correspondence. Petrilli transcribed and published all but a "few brief notes." The following letters have been transcribed and published in Petrilli’s Signifying and Understanding: Reading the Works of Victoria Welby and the Signific Movement:
VW to FHB 17 January 1887
FHB to VW 8 February 1887
VW to FHB 11 February 1887
FHB to VW 23 February 1887
FHB to VW 22 May 1887
VW to FHB 8 November 1894
VW to FHB [1894]
FHB to VW 11 November 1894
VW to FHB 15 November 1894
FHB to VW 16 November 1894
VW to FHB 26 May 1903.
See: Susan Petrilli, Signifying and Understanding: Reading the Works of Victoria Welby and the Signific Movement. Berlin: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co. 2009, pp. 48-55.

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