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Guide to the Bateson Family Papers
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Box:Folder 1:1

Anna Aiken Bateson ca. 1835-1880

Physical Description: 1 folder

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains a scrapbook of Anna Aiken Bateson with geneological history, clippings about the Aiken family and friends, cards and notes.
Box:Folder 1:1

Scrapbook ca. 1835-1880

Box:Folder 1:2, 4:5-6

William Bateson 1886-1926

Physical Description: 3 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series includes correspondence to William Bateson and photographs. A majority of the correspondence relates to his son Martin's suicide and his estate.
Box:Folder 1:2

Correspondence undated ca. 1913-1926

Box:Folder 4:5

Portrait photograph, Wm. Bateson ca. 1900-1926

Box:Folder 4:5

Negative of Wm. Bateson ca. 1900-1926

Box:Folder 4:6

Snapshots from the Russian Steppes taken during the 1886-1887 trip (12, B/W, 3x5) ca. 1886-1887

Box:Folder 1:3-4, 4:7

Caroline Beatrice Durham Bateson ca. 1905-1942

Physical Description: 3 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains correspondence to Caroline Beatrice Durham Bateson, her address book/scrapbook and photographs from a trip to South America.
Box:Folder 1:3

Correspondence undated ca. 1905-1940

Box:Folder 1:4

Address Book 1923 ca. 1923-1942

Box:Folder 4:7

Photographs (13, B/W, 5x7) taken or collected during South American trip to Manaos, Brazil ca. 1930-1939

Box:Folder 2:1-6

John Bateson ca. 1905-1918

Physical Description: 6 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains early school sketchbooks, notebooks and one Army book of John Bateson.
Box:Folder 2:1-2

Sketchbooks Undated ca. 1905-1906

Box:Folder 2:3

"Caxton" Penny Exercise Book August 1907

Box:Folder 2:4

"Notes on plants collected round Charter House for the Poole Prize, Summer Quarter, 1916" 1916

Box:Folder 2:5

"Answers to Chemistry Papers" 1917-1918

Box:Folder 2:6

"Officers' Record of Services, Army Book" ca. 1917-1918

Box:Folder 2:7-9, 3:1-8, 4:8-10, 5:1

Martin Bateson ca. 1905-1922

Physical Description: 15 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains sketchbooks, school notebooks and papers, photograph album, passports, notebooks and pocket diaries, photographs and small emphemera of Martin Bateson.
Box:Folder 2:7-8

Sketchbooks (2) ca. 1905-1910

Box:Folder 2:9

"The Blue Bell Exercise Book" ca. 1905-1910

Box:Folder 3:1

Album - Photographic competition, St. Faith's, Brownie Division July 1913

Box:Folder 3:2

"Rugby School Book, Summer Term" 1917

Box:Folder 3:3

"Ideal" Royal Flying Corps - loose leaf notebook ca. 1918-1920

Box:Folder 3:4

Passports 1920-1921

Box:Folder 3:5

Correspondence (2) 1921

Box:Folder 3:6

Notebooks, Pocket Diaries ca. 1919-1922

Box:Folder 3:7

Barclays Bank Ltd. account book 1919-1922

Box:Folder 3:8, 4:10

Misc. ephemera - empty rec'd envelopes, stationary, empty notebooks undated

Portfolio Portfolio 1

University of Cambridge, St. John's College BA Certificate, Royal Air Force Appoinment 1918 1921

Box:Folder 4:8-9

Snapshots taken during trip(s) to Ireland ca. 1915-1922

Box:Folder 4:1-4

Gregory Bateson 1912-1936

Physical Description: 4 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains school papers, notebooks, and incoming correspondence of Gregory Bateson.
Box:Folder 4:1

Charterhouse School papers 1912

Box:Folder 4:2

"Natural History Notes, April 15, 1916 - August 15, 1918" 1916-1918

Box:Folder 4:3

Correspondence undated ca. 1922-1936

Box:Folder 4:4

Notes on New Guinea ca. 1922-1925