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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.

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'.

Pamphlet

The Newcastle-upon-Tyne Incorporated Law Society: The Study of Law: An Address, Delivered at the Law Society's Rooms to the members of the Newcastle-upon-Tyne law Students' Society on Monday, October 6th, 1884, By Robert Spence Watson, LL.D., President of the Law Students' Society

Pamphlet

The Reform of the land Laws: A Series of Articles by Robert Spence Watson (Reprinted from the Northern Echo)

Pamphlet

Niccola Pisano: A Paper read before the members of the Bewick Club, by Robert Spence Watson, LL.D, F.R.G.S.

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