Fonds GB 0210 WHAITE - H. Clarence Whaite and Lily F. Whaite Papers

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H. Clarence Whaite and Lily F. Whaite Papers


  • 1825-1913 (Creation)

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85 boxes; 3 boxes (July 2010)See series level descriptions

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Clarence Whaite acquired his parents' personal correspondence following the death of his father, Henry Whaite in 1869.


Donated by Clarence Whaite's great-grandson, Mr David Mortimer-Jones, Conwy, August 1998. A further group was donated February 2006; A1998/123

Purchase; Richard M. Ford Ltd; London; January 2007

David Mortimer-Jones; Conwy; Donation; July 2010

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Papers, 1825-1912, of, or acquired by, the painter Henry Clarence Whaite, including correspondence, bills and vouchers, press cuttings, exhibition catalogues and related printed material, reflecting his work as an artist and as President of both the Manchester Academy of Fine Arts and the Royal Cambrian Academy; together with papers, 1825-1862, of the Whaite family of Manchester, and papers, 1873-1913, of the artist's daughter, Lily Whaite, a member of the Gwynedd Ladies' Art Society.

Twenty-six letters to H. Clarence Whaite from Frederick Alfred Slocombe, and his nephew Shirley Slocombe. These remain uncatalogued.

A collection of additional letters, 1900-1904, to Lily Whaite from her future husband, John Harris, Vicar of Harlech. This group remains uncatalogued.

A further consignment of papers were acquired by the Library, including diaries and journals documenting all Whaite's paintings and the exhibitions they were sent to from the early 1870s onwards. This group remains uncatalogued.

Gwerthuso, dinistrio ac amserlennu

Action: All of Whaite's papers donated to NLW have been retained..


Accruals are not expected

System o drefniant

Arranged in two groups: H. Clarence Whaite Papers and Lily F. Whaite Papers

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to sign the 'Modern papers - data protection' form.

Amodau rheoli atgynhyrchu

Copyright in the papers of Clarence Whaite and other members of the family belongs to David Mortimer-Jones, Tyddyn Cynal, Conwy, October 2001. Usual copyright laws apply to the correspondence.

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A hard copy of the catalogue is available at NLW.

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Unedau o ddisgrifiad cysylltiedig

Printed maps, 1837-1897, (acc. no. 0200113196), are in NLW, Map Collections, and personal photographs, [c. 1860-c. 1920], (acc. no. 0200113201), and sketches, [c. 1880-c. 1930], (acc. no. 0200113204), are in NLW, Special Collections. His personal copies of some printed publications are also at NLW.

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This description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) Second Edition; AACR2; and LCSH.


Lefel manylder disgrifiad

Dyddiadau creadigaeth adolygiad dilead

November 2001


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Nodyn yr archifydd

Compiled by Rhiannon Michaelson-Yeates.

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The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: Manchester Faces and Places, 1893; Peter Lord, Clarence Whaite and the Welsh art world: the Betws-y-coed artists' colony, 1844-1914 (Aberystwyth, 1998).

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