File 1970-010 / 019 (01) - Waller, Dr and Mrs Augustus D.

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Waller, Dr and Mrs Augustus D.

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1970-010 / 019 (01)

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  • 1889, 1891-1894, 1904., 1905 (Creation)

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1 folder of texual records

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File consists of folder of handwritten and typed correspondence, as well as transcribed excerpts, between Welby and Dr. Augustus Waller and his wife Alice M. Waller. Topics include: "sense"; theology and spiritual life; the division between physics and metaphysics; discipline of physiology; the physical basis of dream; theories of Victor Horsley, Ziehen, Wundt, Weissmann and Haeckel; writings of Mr. Wallace, Mr. Crookes and Mr. Galton; ex-citation the call from without; Quakerism; agnosticism; religion and science; protoplasm and excitability; Welby's suggestion Waller speak to Professor Karl Pearson; Waller's opinions of Welby's neice who also persues physiological studies;. Also includes a handwritten outline of a work focused on sense, meaning and significance, as well as typed and handwritten notes on Waller's writing, including two copies of 10 page typed response to Wall'ers paper on Analogy between Reflex in Logical Procecnes. Includes a handwritten summary of the nature of their correspondence. The Wallers write from: Weston Lodge 16 Grove End Road, N.W., Dixcart's Hotel, Lark, Channel Islands, Marlston House, Newbury, and the Physiological Laboratory at the University of London. It appears that Welby visited them sometime in 1889, again in July 1892. The Wallers visited Denton in 1892.

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Paper is fragile with tears and shreding on edges. Conservation recommended.

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ASt.Onge: Created from legacy finding aid and migrated January 2016.

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  • English

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