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Catalogue and transcribe letters from the Adams family (John Couch Adams)

Old letter regarding the Adams family

Collection informationPhotograph, John Couch Adams

Correspondence written between members of the Adams family of Lidcott in Laneast parish, dated between the late 19th and early 20th century. Get to know the family members of one of Cornwall’s most prominent scientific figures, John Couch Adams. He was a British mathematician and astronomer, famous for predicting the existence and position of Neptune.

For further biographical information, see the collection entry AM.

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Catalogue and transcribe letters from Mother Julian

Old letter regarding Mother Julian

Photograph, Mother Julian

Collection information

Correspondence written by Mother Julian Warrender to Lady Ottoline Cavendish-Bentinck and Lady Ottoline Morrell, dated 1895-1911.

Follow in the footsteps of Mother Julian and her fellow Sisters at the Community of the Epiphany, Truro, 1827-1911. The letters convey the close mother-daughter friendship formed by Mother Julian and Ottoline Morrell who corresponded regularly, sharing daily reflections and both personal and family news.

For further biographical information, see the collection entry AD2405.

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Catalogue and transcribe letters from Henry Jenner

Old letter regarding Henry Jenner

Photograph, Henry JennerCollection information

Delve into the scholarly mind of one of the most prominent figures of the Celtic Revival in Cornwall, Henry Jenner (1848 – 1934). He came to be regarded as the principal authority on Cornish history and was dedicated to reviving Cornwall’s cultural identity. The correspondence documents the life, work and interests of the Jenner family members. This includes letters to Henry Jenner from his wide range of friends and associates regarding Cornish and Celtic language research, dated late 19th to early 20th century.

Please note, some of these letters may be written in Cornish and will require Cornish language skills for translating them.

For further biographical information see the collection entry X1141. For information on the letter bundles see entry X114/4.

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Catalogue and transcribe these recipes

Image of recipe T/1363/11

Collection informationPostcard, cooking

‘There is always time for tea and cake!’ Fancy whipping up some 18th century homemade recipes? From traditional marmalades to the more exotic floating jelly island, these delectable delights are sure to impress. Step into the kitchen of the Tremayne family of Heligan, dated c1700.

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