Guide to the William George Fretton Papers 1634-1883
Cage 82

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Fretton, William George
Title
William George Fretton Papers
ID
Cage 82
Date [inclusive]
1634-1883
Extent
37.0 items.
General Physical Description note
.5 linear feet of shelf space.
Language
English
Abstract
Correspondence, clippings, articles, brochures, pamphlets and books relating to the history of Coventry, England.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 82, William George Fretton Papers . Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Scope and Contents note

Correspondence, clippings, articles, brochures, pamphlets and books relating to the history of Coventry, England.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 1970?

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The papers were a gift of C.M. Brewster in 1941.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • Coventry (England)--History--Sources.

Personal Name(s)

  • Brewster, C.M. waps
  • Fretton, William George, 1829-1900 --Archives

Subject(s)

  • International Relations

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Collection Inventory

Folder

Fretton, William George. Papers. Author. Correspondence on the history of Coventry, England, mostly with T.C. Noble. 1875-80   14 items.

1

Noble, T.C. Coventry ms. in British Museum. [1877]   2 p. on 1 l. ms.

2

Fretton, William George. Papers. Pamphlets on history of Coventry and surrounding areas by W.G. Fretton. 1870-1980   10 items.

3

Fretton, William George. Papers. Prospectuses for Fretton's reprints of the various works of Thomas Sharp. 1825-1871   4.0 items.

4

Fretton, William George. Memorials of the Whitefriars, Coventry, by W.G. Fretton. Reprinted from the Transactions of the Archaeological Section of the Birmingham and Midland Institute for 1872. undated   16 p.

5

A Memorial of the visit of the Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland to Coventry on July 28, 1864. Reprinted (with additions) from the Coventry Standard and the Coventry Herald and Free Press, of July 29, 1864. Coventry, George G. Pegg. 1864   [25] p. with facsimiles of ms.

6

Sharp, Thomas. Letter, to Henry Ellis. An account of an ancient gold ring found in Coventry Park in the year 1802. 1816   [3] p. printed. 2 copies.

7

Sharp, Thomas. History and antiquities of the city of Coventry, by Thomas Sharp. Edited by William George Fretton. Birmingham, Hall and English. 1871   239 p.

8

Scharf, George. Description of the old tapestry in St. Mary's Hall at Coventry. London, J.B. Nichols and Sons. 1856   16 p. 2 copies.

9

Coventry. St. Mary's Hall. Illustrations and views. 1830   7.0 items.

10

St. Michael's Church, Coventry. Church of England magazine, no. 627. February 6, 1847   pp. [73]-74.

11

St. Michaels Church. Articles and illustrations on St. Michael's Church. 1556   5.0 items.

12

Meliss I J.C. The Coventry sewage works. The Builder. February 26, 1876   pp. 191-192. illus.

13

Coventry, England. Clippings, concerning history, Lady Godiva Pageant, persons and buildings. 1850-1880   22 items.

14

Manuscript history of Coventry. 1634   [40] p. photocopy.

15

The Tangent and Coventry Tricycle Company. Advertisement. 1879   1.0 item.

16

The Royal visit to Coventry, Illustrated London News, Supplement. November 21, 1874   [2] p. illus.

17

Bayley, Katherine. Will. Also letter, September 15, 1879, concerning the Bayley will. November 20, 1723   [4] p. ms. copy, with tracing of signature.

18

Wanley letters. Letters written by John Tipper of Coventry to Wanley, 1696-1711; Thomas Wakelin of Coventry to Humphrey Wanley, 1695-1696; George Browne to Humphrey Wanley, 1722. 1695-1722   [18] p. ms. copy with traced signatures.

19

The Fumble petition of the landlords of houses let to tenants. situate in the, city of Coventry, against Mr. Clancy's bill, to the most Hon. the House of Commons, in Parliament assembled. Coventry, J. Turner, Printer. [1805]   1 sheet.

20

Knights Excursion Companion. Leamington and Coventry. London, Reed and Pardon. undated   20 p. illus. (V. 20)

21

Whitefriar's Monastery, Coventry. undated   [4] p. files.

22

Coventry, views and scenes. undated   20 items.

23

The Lady Godiva Procession. Coventry Times, v.29, n.1429. August 8, 1983   p. 8.

24

The Lady Godiva Pageant. Clippings. 1874-1881   25 items.

25

The Lady Godiva Procession at Coventry. Illustrated London News. July 5, l862   1 l. illus.

26

Reader, W. History of Lady Godiva. May 29, 1826   pp. [20]-24. illus.

27

Lady Godiva Pageant. Official Programme of the Lady Godiva Pageant through the streets of Coventry. Coventry, Robertson & Gray, 1883. August 6, 1893   1 sheet.

28

The Godiva Pageant. Coventry Independent Journal, no. 519. August 8, 1883   p. 3

29

Almanac, diary and directory of Coventry, England. [1883]   76 p.

30

[Facts about Coventry] map. David Lewin. undated   pp. 21-60, 99-100, 135-170; appendix: pp. 1-32.

31

Grove, T. The Saint at rest, being the substance of a sermon occasioned by the death of Mrs. Mary Lane, by T. Grove. Coventry, J.W. Piercy. 1774   44 p. (removed for cataloging 5-83)

32

Moncrieff, W.T. All at Coventry: or, love and laugh; a musical farce. New and corrected edition, London, W.T. Moncrieff. 1825   62 p. (removed for cataloging 5-83)

33

Gt. Brit. Parliament. Parliamentary debates. Pages concerning Coventry. 1780-1781   [36] p.

34

Williams, Frederick S. The Vale of the wharfs and Ben Rhydding, by Frederick S. Williams. London, Bemrose & Son. undated   16 p. Prospectus.

35

Coventry Library. A Catalogue of the books belonging to the Coventry Library with a list of the subscribers. Coventry, Merridew & Son. With addenda, 1815, 1818, 1822. 1812   [77] p.

36

Coventry Library Society Annual statement. 1823   2 l.

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