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Spence Watson/Weiss Papers Item
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Scrapbook

Scrapbook of newspaper cuttings on Russian Freedom, including RSW's activities with the Frieds of Russian Freedom, Volkhovsky, Stepniak, etc. Annotated thoughout, with MS copy of Wilfrid Lawson's poem 'On the Russian Circular'.

Signatures

Signatures only. Includes signatures of H. E. B. Stowe. 9 October 1856; H.B. Stowe, Andover, Massachusetts, USA; Eliza Stowe, Andover, Massachusetts, USA; M.F.B.Perkins, Hartford, Connecticut, USA; Miss H.B.Stowe, Andover, Massachusetts, USA.

Transcript of conversation between Mabel Weiss (grand daughter of Elizabeth and Robert Spence Watson, daughter of Evelyn Spence Watson and Ernest Weiss) and Anne Craven

Transcript of conversation between Mabel Weiss (grand daughter of Elizabeth and Robert Spence Watson, daughter of Evelyn Spence Watson and Ernest Weiss) and Ann Craven. Concerning family reminiscences/anecdotes. Including memories of Bensham Grove, Elizabeth Spence Watson's funeral, Nansen's visitis to Bensham Grove, the first meeting of Evelyn SW and FE Weiss while skiing, unorthodox Quakerism, ESW's abstinence, Evelyn SW's Temperance activity, Evelyn SW and FEW's attendance at theatre, Prince Kroptkin's imprisonment in St. Petersburg and escape, Elizabeth SW's WWI pacifism - she protects a German butcher in Newcastle or Gateshead, RSW nearly shot as a spy when working for the Friends Relief Service during the Franco Prussian War.

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