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Clifton College
Section holds items that relate to Clifton College. J. H. Whitley attended the college when Canon James Wilson was the Headmaster. Whitley remained dedicated to the college throughout his life and eventually became the President of the college until his death in 1935.

Section includes a seating plan for a Clifton dinner that took place in the Speaker's House when J. H. Whitley was Speaker of the House of Commons. There are also two photographs from the Daily Sketch of the opening of a new science school by the Prince of Wales. Also included are obituaries for Canon James Wilson, Clifton and a copy of the college's magazine, The Cliftonian, which includes an obituary for J. H. Whitley.
  • JHW/10/1

    Clifton College School Report of J.H. Whitley Item

    1871 - 1884
    Copy of a school report from J H Whitley's time at Clifton College, Bristol.
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  • JHW/10/2

    Seating plan for dinner at the Speaker's House Item

    18 Jun 1926
    Seating plan for a Clifton Dinner at the Speaker's House. Includes annotations.
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  • JHW/10/3a

    Photograph of Clifton College Item

    c. 1927
    Photograph of the opening of the Science School at Clifton College Photograph taken from the Daily Sketch, showing the arrival of the Prince of Wales.
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  • JHW/10/3b

    Photograph of Clifton College Item

    c. 1927
    Photograph of the opening of the Science School at Clifton College Photograph taken from the Daily Sketch. The opening ceremony was performed by the Prince of Wales.
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  • JHW/10/4

    Obituary for Canon James Wilson Item

    16 Apr 1931
    Obituary for Canon James Wilson published in the Manchester Guardian. Includes a photograph of Canon Wilson. Canon Wilson was the Headmaster of Clifton College when J. H. Whitley was a boy there.
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  • JHW/10/5

    Obituary for Canon James Wilson Item

    16 Apr 1931
    Obituary for Canon James Wilson entitled 'Dr. J. M. Wilson: Faith and Science in Harmony' from The Times. Canon Wilson was the Headmaster of Clifton College when J. H. Whitley was a boy there.
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  • JHW/10/6

    The Cliftonian No. 395. (Vol. 33. No. 11.) Item

    Feb 1935
    Copy of a magazine edited by members of Clifton College. Includes an editorial about the deepest regret in recording the death of the College's President, J. H. Whitley (pp. 389). Also includes an Obituary of J. H. Whitley, in which he is remembered as one of Clifton's most devoted and distinguished sons (pp. 392-395).
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