Search: Wallace, William Greenell [ARW's son] in addressee 
Yes in transcription-available 
Wallace, William Greenell [ARW's son] in correspondent 
Sorted by:

Showing 120 of 396 items

Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
William Greenell Wallace [ARW's son]
Date:
29 October 1886
Source of text:
Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP1/5/2
Summary:

Sea voyage from England, a week of rough weather and seasickness followed by five days of calm; ships food; passengers, one the brother of a pupil at William's school, Cranleigh, William can tell him that his brother was not seasick and has a good appetite; charades, concerts, deck quoits and chess on board; description of Statue of Liberty, New York harbour and ships, with small ink sketch of a paddle steamer; visit to Central Park with Mr Browne; autumn colours; country between New York and Boston, painted wooden houses like toys; Boston hotel and food; has telegraphed family at Hurst, will write to Violet next week.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
William Greenell Wallace [ARW's son]
Date:
December 1886
Source of text:
Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP1/5/10
Summary:

Visit to Prof Morse at Salem, Morse's Japanese artefacts and books, his 15 year old son's weekly natural history club meetings and collections of flints, shells and insects; visit to Prof Marsh at Newhaven Connecticut, his fossil collection including great animal skulls and skeletons; explosion of rotten ostrich egg in Marsh's museum (Peabody Museum, Yale); ARW's lecture to ladies' college at Poughkeepsie; route of travel to Baltimore via New York. Newhaven landscape; Prof. Marsh's 10 acre grounds and house of his own design with octagonal sitting room and rooms displaying china and artefacts including American Indian scalps and heads of animals shot by Marsh; Marsh's travels in the Rocky Mountains; Baltimore park, streets and buildings; Maryland a Slave state before the war, many people black, antics of waiters in hotels.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
William Greenell Wallace [ARW's son]
Date:
16 January 1887
Source of text:
Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP1/5/15
Summary:

Newspaper reports of snow in England; snow in Washington, sleighs on the streets; stone artefacts from grave mounds displayed in American museums (ink sketch of five of these on p. 2 of letter); museum's orang-utan display; encloses some amusing cuttings (not present) from American papers; urges William to apply himself to carpentry lessons at school. "William Greenell Wallace" is written on the back of the letter in ARW's hand.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
William Greenell Wallace [ARW's son]
Date:
15 May 1887
Source of text:
Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP1/5/30
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
William Greenell Wallace [ARW's son]
Date:
9 June 1889
Source of text:
Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP1/1/1
Summary:

New house at Parkstone, Dorset; marking examination papers; packing fossils and birds eggs; spiritualism.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
John H. Osborne
To:
William Greenell Wallace [ARW's son]
Date:
1890-1952
Source of text:
Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP16/1/151
Summary:

No summary available.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
William Greenell Wallace [ARW's son]
Date:
19 October 1890
Source of text:
Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP1/1/2
Summary:

House alterations; Mr Sharpe's illness; William's college studies.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
William Greenell Wallace [ARW's son]
Date:
26 October 1890
Source of text:
Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP1/1/3
Summary:

House-alterations; death of Mr Barnes's grandson; Mr Sharpe's illness; William's visit to Mr [Livinton].

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
William Greenell Wallace [ARW's son]
Date:
2 November 1890
Source of text:
Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP1/1/154
Summary:

William's studies, fees and diet; rain delaying work on house but tiling of roof begun and emptying of cesspit for laying of drains arranged, Railway bank cuts off natural drainage, details of drainage plan; Violet going to London after Christmas, Madame Michaelis leaving Croydon to set up a (teacher) training college near a kindergarten in Notting Hill; postcard re. civil service ticket enclosed (not present).

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
William Greenell Wallace [ARW's son]
Date:
9 November 1890
Source of text:
Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP1/1/4
Summary:

House alterations; books ordered for William; Mr Sharpe's illness; William's studies.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
William Greenell Wallace [ARW's son]
Date:
18 November 1890
Source of text:
Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP1/1/5
Summary:

House alterations; American railways; inventions.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
William Greenell Wallace [ARW's son]
Date:
7 December 1890
Source of text:
Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP1/1/6
Summary:

Illness of William's mother Annie Wallace; William's studies; house alterations; Clarke's patent syphon gas stove; new electric railway under the Thames.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
William Greenell Wallace [ARW's son]
Date:
14 December 1890
Source of text:
Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP1/1/7
Summary:

House alterations; proposed visit to ARW with sister Violet; Maudesley; Life of Nasmyth.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
William Greenell Wallace [ARW's son]
Date:
18 January 1891
Source of text:
Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP1/1/8
Summary:

An enclosed letter (not present); house alterations; William's sister Violet; health of Mr Sharpe; weather.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
William Greenell Wallace [ARW's son]
Date:
25 January 1891
Source of text:
Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP1/1/9
Summary:

An enclosure (not present); house alterations; the Buxton family; suggestion William join Institute of Electrical Engineers; Mr Cockerell collecting shells; William's sister Violet's postal address.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
William Greenell Wallace [ARW's son]
Date:
1 February 1891
Source of text:
  • Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP1/1/155
  • Wallace, W. G. & Wallace, V. (1916). Part IV. Home Life. 103-138. In: Marchant, J. (Ed.). Alfred Russel Wallace; Letters and Reminiscences. Vol. 2. London & New York: Cassell & Co. [pp. 111-113]
Summary:

Progress of house alterations, delays, carpenter and plumber and Charles [builder] still present, problems with toilet cistern, unfinished outdoor drains, flooded kitchen, lack of roof gutters, stairs and porch, but balcony finished and gas lighting on; Charles's wife has sold a collection of old coins.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
William Greenell Wallace [ARW's son]
Date:
22 February 1891
Source of text:
Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP1/1/10
Summary:

House alterations; health of Mr Sharpe.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
William Greenell Wallace [ARW's son]
Date:
8 March 1891
Source of text:
Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP1/1/11
Summary:

House alterations; rules for viewing reptiles; refers to enclosed card (not present).

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
William Greenell Wallace [ARW's son]
Date:
19 March 1891
Source of text:
Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP1/1/156
Summary:

Proposed visit by William and Mr Crump, best to delay as wallpapering not yet finished; faulty boiler design not noticed by plumbers or by Mr Rigler or Ponton, fixed by ironmonger Mr Seller; Gas stove working well.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Text Online
From:
Alfred Russel Wallace
To:
William Greenell Wallace [ARW's son]
Date:
29 April 1891
Source of text:
Natural History Museum, London: NHM WP1/1/157
Summary:

His sister Violet's dissection of a rabbit as part of her exams; replacement of pipes and bricks to remove smell in house from drains, including sketch plan; and the appointment of "the illustrious Slugophilite ... slug catcher to Her Majesty" and Museum [curator] in Jamaica, his imminent marriage, honeymoon in Corfe and departure; the slug William found a new British variety; request for news of Crump.

Contributor:
Alfred Russel Wallace Correspondence Project
Correspondent
Document type
Transcription available