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Volume 7 of J. H. Whitley scrapbooks
Scrapbook containing obituaries for J. H. Whitley, and letters to his son Oliver giving him condolence.
  • JHW/2/7/1

    Newspaper article from Sunday Times concerning J.H. Whitley Item

    25 Oct 1959
    Under the headline 'The Speaker at Home', article from the Sunday Times that gives details of the interior of the Speaker's House, now resided in by Sir Harry Hylton-Foster. The article comments on the portraits of previous Speakers in the dining room, including a portrait of Whitley.
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  • JHW/2/7/2

    Article concerning J.H. Whitley Item

    Feb 1935
    Under the headline 'Mr J. H. Whitley', article about the sudden death of J.H. Whitley. Gives a short history of Whitley's life prior to politics, then his years as an MP. The article states that Whitley's name will be long remembered with gratitude and pride.
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  • JHW/2/7/3

    Article concerning J.H. Whitley Item

    Feb 1935
    Under the headline 'Press Tributes: A Great House of Commons Man', article containing press tributes for J. H. Whitley, from The Times, the Manchester Guardian, the News Chronicle, the Morning Post, the Daily Mail, the Yorkshire Observer, the Leeds Mercury and the Liverpool Post.
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  • JHW/2/7/4

    Article concerning J.H. Whitley Item

    Feb 1935
    Under the headline 'Yorkshire Speakers', article about Whitley's Yorkshire predecessors to the Chair.
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  • JHW/2/7/5

    Article by James Parker concerning J.H. Whitley Item

    Feb 1935
    Under the headline 'From a Fellow-Worker: An Appreciation by Mr James Parker', article authored by James Parker. Article declares admiration for J.H. Whitley, who had a fine analytical mind, who was a master at drafting amendments, who showed strict fairness and impartiality, who never bore grudges and who was ultimately a true Commoner. The concluding part of Parker's article is piece JHW/2/7/5c.
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  • JHW/2/7/6

    Newspaper articles from Halifax Courier concerning J.H. Whitley Item

    Feb 1935
    Under the headlines 'Service at Heath School'; 'Halifax Sunday School Union'; 'In The Commons and His Help For Industry', articles from the Halifax Courier that pay tribute to Whitley. The first regards a service held in Whitley's memory at a school in Halifax. The second regards a monthly meeting of the Halifax Sunday School Union, in which sympathy was shown for Whitley's family and appreciation was shown for Whitley's work. The third regards tributes made to Whitley in the House of Commons, by Sir G. Collins, Mr. N. Maclean and Sir. M. McKenzie Wood. The fourth regards a tribute to Whitley made by Viscount Cecil of Chelwood.
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  • JHW/2/7/7

    Newspaper article from Halifax Courier concerning J.H. Whitley Item

    Feb 1935
    Under the headline 'Mr Whitley's Ashes', extract from the Halifax Courier about where Whitley's ashes will rest.
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  • JHW/2/7/8

    Article concerning J.H. Whitley Item

    Feb 1935
    Under the headline 'Halifax Magistrate's Appreciation: "More Upright Public Servant There Never Was"', article containing a tribute to J.H. Whitley made by the President at the Halifax Borough Court, in which he refers to Whitley as a national figure.
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  • JHW/2/7/9

    Article concerning J.H. Whitley Item

    Feb 1935
    Under the headline 'Halifax Liberals: Resolution of Sympathy', article about a resolution passed by the Liberal members of the Halifax Town Council in honour of Whitley, in which it is acknowledged that his death is a loss to Liberalism.
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  • JHW/2/7/10

    Obituary from The Times for J.H. Whitley Item

    04 Feb 1935
    The Times' Obituary for J.H. Whitley, which chronicles his political achievements, including the Whitley Councils, and gives a biography of his life. Includes a photograph of Whitley.
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