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Volume 1 of J. H. Whitley scrapbooks
Scrapbook containing newspaper cuttings, letters and photographs on the subject of J.H. Whitley's early political career in Halifax and his non-political contributions to the Halifax community, such as the creation of Evening Schools and Boys' Camps.
  • JHW/2/1/1

    Newspaper article concerning the Halifax Boys' Camp Item

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    Under the headline 'Diary of the Boys' Camp at Filey', account of boys' camp at Filey, describing each day's activities.
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  • JHW/2/1/2

    Newspaper article from Halifax Guardian Item

    5 Oct 1889
    Article concerning resolution passed by the Halifax and District Teachers' Association to allow Halifax children to pass the Third Standard instead of the Second.
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  • JHW/2/1/3

    Newspaper article concerning Michael Davitt MP Item

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    Under the headline 'Mr Davitt and the Liberal Party', an Irish correspondent's article about Irish MP Michael Davitt's fear that the Irish Nationalist alliance with the Liberal Party will weaken the Nationalists' independence.
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  • JHW/2/1/4

    Newspaper article concerning Recreative Evening Schools Item

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    Article about the Recreative Evening Schools' idea to produce a series of lectures on Scottish Novels.
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  • JHW/2/1/5

    Newspaper article concerning a gymnastic contest in Halifax Item

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    Under the headline 'Gymnastic Contest in Halifax: Halifax Recreative Evening Schools v. Leeds St. Philips', a linear account of a gymnastic contest between schools from Halifax and Leeds, with the contest results.
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  • JHW/2/1/6

    Letter published in newspaper from J. H. Whitley to the editor of the Halifax Guardian Item

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    Letter published in newspaper under the headline 'Why is Halifax Behind The Times?'. Correspondence from J. H. Whitley to the editor of the Halifax Guardian deliberating why Halifax is still at the Second Standard for half-time exemption whilst neighbouring towns such as Bradford, Leeds and Huddersfield are at the Third and Fourth Standards.
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  • JHW/2/1/7

    Newspaper article concerning the Halifax and District Teachers' Association Item

    05 Oct 1889
    Article against the resolution passed by the Halifax and District Teachers' Association convincing children in Halifax to pass the Third Standard instead of the Second before they are allowed to become half-timers.
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  • JHW/2/1/8

    Letter published in newspaper from J. H. Whitley to the editor of the Halifax Guardian Item

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    Letter published in newspaper under the headline 'Why is Halifax Behind The Times?'. J. H. Whitley's response to the editor of the Halifax Guardian in response to the article on the question of raising the Half-time Standard in Halifax elementary schools.
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  • JHW/2/1/9

    Letter published in newspaper concerning the Half-Time Standard Item

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    Letter from 'S. J.' to a 'Sir', in agreement with Whitley's argument for raising the Half-Time Standard.

    Letter dated 24th October with unknown year.
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  • JHW/2/1/10

    Letter published in newspaper from 'Biblophilus' to the editor of the Halifax Courier Item

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    Under the headline 'A Dream of Halifax Idealised', published letter relating to a historical discovery relating to Halifax; an old Latin manuscript that refers to a city much like Halifax. Alongside the letter Biblophilus has given a translation of the Latin.

    Letter dated 9th August with unknown year.
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