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PAPERS OF CYRIL BIBBY (1914-1987)


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Reference Add.MS8320
Covering dates 1914-1987
Held by Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
Extent 16 boxes
Archival history Bibby arranged, annotated, and presented the bulk of his papers to Cambridge University Library in 1981. They formed a series of 76 large scrapbooks, grouped in 12 'volumes', into which Bibby stuck papers in rough chronological and thematic order (boxes 1-6). He also presented papers on the preparation of his book The Art of the Limerick (box 7). The remaining papers (scrapbook vol 13 and papers in boxes 8-14) and his books came to the library after the death of Mrs Bibby in 1994.
APPENDIX boxes 15-16 and loose items, case 37
A further batch of material was presented in 1996 by John Bibby (second son of Cyril and Frances)
Creators Bibby, Cyril, 1914-1987, author

Administrative history:
Harold Cyril Bibby was born in Liverpool on 1 May 1914 and educated at Liverpool Collegiate School, and Queens' College Cambridge (B.A. 1935, M.A. 1939). He was an active member of the C.U. Socialist Society and of the Union Society. He taught science and biology at Oulton School, Liverpool and Chesterfield Grammar School, Derbyshire. He was Education Officer to the British Society Hygiene Council and then to the Central Council for Health Education 1941-46, Lecturer at the College of S. Mark and S. John (University of London Institute of Education) 1946-59, and Principal of Kingston upon Hull College of Education from 1959, becoming Pro-Director when it merged into Hull College of Higher Education 1976. He retired in 1978 and died on 20 June 1987. He gained an M.Sc. at the University of Liverpool in 1940 for research on Europe in Quaternary times, and a Ph.D at London University in 1955 for a thesis on T.H. Huxley. He wrote books and articles on Huxley, and on human biology, especially in the fields of health and sex education. In 1936 he married Frances (Florence Mabel) Hirst (Girton 1932-5) and had two sons and two daughters. Mrs Bibby died in 1994.
See: Who's Who
"Reminiscences of a happy life", 1985 (MS in box 8).

Contents:
Box 1
vol. I sections 1-7 1914-1940
vol. II sections 8-12 1941-1946
Box 2 vol. III sections 13-19 1946-1959
vol. IV sections 20-25 1947-1958
Box 3 vol. V sections 26-32 1948-1959
vol. VI sections 33-39 1958-1959
Box 4 vol. VII sections 40-44 1959-1976
vol. VIII sections 45-51 1959-1975
Box 5 vol. IX sections 52-58 1960-1975
vol. X sections 59-66 1960-1974
Box 6 vol. XI sections 67-72 1961-1976
vol. XII sections 73-76 1970-1976
Box 7 vol. XIII sections 77-79 1976-1980
4 files material on The Art of the Limerick 1978
Box 8 Personal papers, including autobiography
Box 9 Tape recordings 1959-1981 and 1981 videotape
Box 10 Material collected on T.H. Huxley
Box 11 Huxley material, including Bibby's doctoral thesis
Box 12 Bibliography, articles, M.Sc. thesis
Box 13 Notes on publication projects, Golden Wedding, death
Box 14 Finance, bequests, lectures, unfinished books



VOLS I-II, SECTIONS 1-12  BOX 1  [n.d.]

[no title]  Add.MS8320/I/1  1914-1925

Contents:
Childhood and elementary school
Parents and family, partial genealogy, birth etc. certificates, Sudley Road Council School reports, a surviving 'composition', Junior City Scholarship certificate.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/I/2  1925-1932

Contents:
Liverpool Collegiate School
Termly school reports, school and matriculation certificates, Higher School Certificate, N.S.S.U. 'Special Examination' certificate, Boy Scout publications, Collegiate magazine and societies, lectures given at school, the 'School Parliament', scholarship to Cambridge.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/I/3  1932-1935

Contents:
Queens' College, Cambridge
Open Major Scholarship, Tripos etc. examination papers, College Prizeman, Graduation (BA and MA certificates), Cambridge Union Society, College societies etc., a few letters from family and friends, photograph of Fellows, scholars and exhibitioners 1932.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/I/4  1934

Contents:
Visit to Iceland
Journal, photographs, maps.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/I/5  1932-1935

Contents:
General activities at Cambridge
Political activities (Socialist Society, Labour Club), undergraduate attempts at writing, testimonials 1934-5, meeting and falling in love with Frances. Separate item: "Correspondence of courtship", duplicated MS with the sub-title: "Courtship in the thirties, being a tale told in extracts from the correspondence of Frances née Hirst and Cyril Bibby, May 1934 - August 1936".

[no title]  Add.MS8320/I/6  1935-1938

Contents:
Oulton School, Liverpool
Marriage 15 August 1936, physics and chemistry master, school societies, Woodcraft Folk (youth organisation), first books (Left Book Club): The evolution of man and his culture (1938), Heredity, eugenics and social progress (1939), testimonials, caricature.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/I/7  1938-1940

Contents:
Chesterfield Grammar School
Senior biology master, first research publications, M.Sc. Liverpool, testimonials, Woodcraft Folk, articles in New Pioneer and Our Circle etc., registration as conscientious objector.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/II/8  1941-1946

Contents:
British Social Hygiene Council, Central Council for Health Education
Appointment as Education Officer, articles, reports etc. on biology for school-leavers, science education, factual reports on sex education, health education etc., reviews in Health Education Journal, articles etc. on sex and sex education, health and health education.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/II/9  1941-1946

Contents:
Miscellaneous writings
Science and philosophy, articles in Better Health, plan for comprehensive range of science textbooks, plan for series of 'educational classics'.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/II/10  1942-1946

Contents:
Reviews of four books by Bibby
An Experimental Human Biology (1942), Simple Experiments in Biology (1943), Sex Education: a Guide for Parents, Teachers and Youth Leaders (1944), correspondence with Archbishop William Temple 1943-4 about this, How Life is Handed on (1946).

[no title]  Add.MS8320/II/11  1943-1946

Contents:
Broadcasting (BBC)
Talks for Woman's Page on child rearing and the Education Act of 1944, talks on general science for schools, programmes for young people and youth clubs on learning about sex, why should sex be a problem?, talk for Science Magazine, talks for Home Service / Woman's Hour on the disobedient child, children at the table, children after Christmas, family relationships and sex education.

[no title or date]  Add.MS8320/II/12

Contents:
The Woodcraft Folk (youth organisation)
Articles in magazine Our Circle, including series on "Heroes of the Workers", "The animals in the Ark" and health education topics.

VOLS III-IV, SECTIONS 13-25  BOX 2  [n.d.]

[no title]  Add.MS8320/III/13  1946-1959

Contents:
College of S. Mark and S. John
Appointment by Michael Roberts, the academic board, The Common Course, efforts by new Principal to "clip my wings", his eventual resignation, contributions to The Marjon (college magazine), caricatures by students, college photograph 1955, dinner upon departure for Kingston upon Hull.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/III/14  1947-1959

Contents:
Association of teachers in colleges and departments of education
Secretary of Metropolitan Branch and London Branch, member of Pelham (salary negotiating) Committees, member of research team on supply of mathematics and science teachers, the campaign for the 3-year course.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/III/15  1947-1956

Contents:
Health education and sex education
Articles in Better Health 1949-1950, miscellaneous health education articles and lectures 1948-1954, miscellaneous sex education articles and lectures 1948-1956.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/III/16  1947-1955

Contents:
The International Jounal of Sexology
Establishment of journal, work as British editor, notes in I.J.S., book reviews in I.J.S.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/III/17  1946-1958

Contents:
Family relations and family life education
Early development of generalised concept, 'Family Relations Group', and Family Life journal, Married Women's Association, 1940s-1950s, Marriage Guidance Council, 1940s-1950s, Man and Woman journal 1950s, Berlin conference "Die Gesunde Familie" 1958.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/III/18  1947-1953

Contents:
International conferences
World Congress on Family and Population, Paris 1947, L'Union Internationale contre le Péril Vénérien, Paris 1951, L'Union Internationale pour l'Education Sanitaire Populaire, Paris 1953.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/III/19  1948-1954

Contents:
Reviews of CB's books and filmstrips
Three health readers 1948-1950: A Healthy Day, Healthy and Happy, Healthy People, three filmstrips 1948-1950: How Life is Handed on, Human Reproduction, Sex and Society, An Active Human Biology 1950, Health Education: a Guide to Principles and Practice, 1952, English editions of two books by U.S. authors, The Human Body (with Ian Morrison) 1955, correspondence with Cyril Burt 1952-4 about CB and FB's paper on the effect of family environment in measuring intelligence (subsequent correspondence 1983, box 13).

[no title]  Add.MS8320/IV/20  1954

Contents:
World Health Organisation conference, Grenoble
Papers etc. for conference on school health services, Bibby went as representative of UNESCO.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/IV/21  1950

Contents:
Prohibition of entry to USA and how ban was lifted
Refusal of visa by US authorities, presumably because of socialist activities, and Bibby's successful correspondence campaign to get the decision reversed.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/IV/22-24  1950

Contents:
First visit to USA
Map, journal, newspaper cuttings, university magazines, a few letters home, and 68 colour transparencies, dealing with National Conference on Family Relations (Denver), and similar conferences at various universities and colleges. Includes note of meeting Mae West in Chicago.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/IV/25  1947-1954

Contents:
Lectures, writings etc.
Central Advisory Council for Education (Wales), advice given 1947 (memorandum "Health education in the secondary school"), first comprehensive schools 1953-4, advice given, Eugenics Society and Eugenics Review, letters, reviews, notes 1947-1958, Committee for education without fear (Bibby was chairman), "Unholy Trinity" (unpublished detective novel by 'Cyril Frances' (comments on it 1951, text 1941 in box 14), "The Adventure of Inquiry", public lecture for University of London 1954, Civil Service paper 1954.

VOLS V AND VI, SECTIONS 26-39  BOX 3  [n.d.]

[no title]  Add.MS8320/V/26  1948-1959

Contents:
Letters to the press, editorials, books reviews
Miscellaneous letters to the press 1948-1958, unsigned editorials in Journal of Education 1957-8, Reports of conferences etc., competition in New Statesman 1955, book reviews 1948-1959.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/V/27  1951-1959


Related information: (Cf. box 12)

Contents:
Miscellaneous articles, lectures

[no title]  Add.MS8320/V/28  1953-1958

Contents:
Attempt by UNESCO to suppress publication of commissioned book on race relations
Correspondence etc. on writing a booklet for UNESCO and objections to parts of it (apparently from USA). Eventually published as Education in Racial and Intergroup Relations 1957, and in an expanded form as Race, Prejudice and Education 1959 (and in other languages 1959-66).

[no title]  Add.MS8320/V/29  1955-1957

Contents:
International conferences
UNESCO conference of experts on race relations (Paris 1955), International Planned Parenthood Federation (Berlin 1957), Conference on Races in the Human Family (Kassel 1957).

[no title]  Add.MS8320/V/30  1955-1960


Related information: (Cf. box 12)

Contents:
Articles on race in international and foreign language journals

[no title]  Add.MS8320/V/31  1956-1959

Contents:
Activities with British groups on race relations
Friends' Race Relations Committee, World Jewish Congress (British Section), Council of Christians and Jews, Working Group on the Diminution of Prejudice, Ministry of Education Panel on Teaching for International Understanding.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/V/32  1957-1959

Contents:
Books on race relations
Education in Racial and Intergroup Relations 1957 (text and correspondence on foreign-language editions), Race, Prejudice and Education 1959 (reviews).

[no title]  Add.MS8320/VI/33  1958-1959

Contents:
International conferences
Fraternité Mondiale (Brussels 1958), International Seminar on the Elimination of Prejudice and Discrimination (Aarhus 1959), also bound volume of papers from Aarhus conference.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/VI/34  1955-1959


Related information: Cf. box 12

Contents:
Research papers on T.H. Huxley
Seventeen papers (mainly offprints)

[no title]  Add.MS8320/VI/35  1959

Contents:
Reviews of T.H.Huxley: Scientist, Humanist and Educator

[no title]  Add.MS8320/VI/36  1951-1956

Contents:
Diplomas etc.
Postgraduate Certificate in Education 1951, Fellowship of Royal Society of Arts 1954, Doctorate of Philosophy 1955 (and caricature on this), Silver medal of Royal Society of Arts 1956.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/VI/37  1948-1959

Contents:
Personal items
Verses, family Christmas cards, testimonials, invitations etc. for a few formal occasions.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/VI/38  1954-1959

Contents:
Community activities in Barnet
Reversal of Public Library ban on Daily Worker, reversal of a town-planning decision, Workers' Educational Association, British-
Soviet Friendship Society, Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/VI/39  1957-1959

Contents:
Prospective parliamentary candidate for Barnet
Mainly press cuttings of local activities, speeches etc.

VOLS VII AND VIII, SECTIONS 40-51  BOX 4  [n.d.]

[no title]  Add.MS8320/VII/40  1959-1976

Contents:
Principal of Kingston upon Hull College of Education
Appointment and annual reports to governing body.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/VII/41  1959-1963

Contents:
The first four years in Hull
General development of the college.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/VII/42  1963-1964

Contents:
The college's Golden Jubilee Year
Jubilee events and official opening of first phase of college extension.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/VII/43  1959-1964

Contents:
School speech days addressed by Bibby
Press cuttings, programmes (cf. tape-recordings, box 9).

[no title]  Add.MS8320/VII/44  1959-1970

Contents:
Solving Hull's teacher shortage (1960-1963) and meetings of teachers' associations
Brochure advertising work opportunities in Hull, invitations and press cuttings about meetings.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/VIII/45  1959-1969

Contents:
Race relations miscellaneous
Conference programmes, brochures, lectures, articles.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/VIII/46  1960

Contents:
International conferences in West Germany
Race, Prejudice and Education (Frankfurt), The Responsibility of the War Generation to Protect Human Rights (Bad Godesberg).

[no title]  Add.MS8320/VIII/47  1960

Contents:
Special "Racism" issue of UNESCO Courier
Editions in various languages.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/VIII/48  1959-1971

Contents:
Humanist activities
Lectures, articles, publications of British Humanist Association and National Secular Society.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/VIII/49  1959-1974

Contents:
Sex education, family planning, opposition to pornography
Articles, correspondence about Bibby's books, resignation from Family Planning Association 1974.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/VIII/50  1960-1975

Contents:
Miscellaneous non-educational
Yorkshire Sun Society (naturism), the Cuba crisis, broadcasting, defeat of proposed speed-limit increase, 'buying-in' of years for superannuation, defeat of Observer attempt to suppress a letter, Kitty Schulty's death (CB address at crematorium, also tape-recording of this, box 9).

[no title]  Add.MS8320/VIII/51  1959-1970

Contents:
Miscellaneous
Correspondence, literary, social, college, moral education, personal.

VOLS IX AND X SECTIONS 52-66  BOX 5  [n.d.]

[no title]  Add.MS8320/IX/52  1962

Contents:
Visit to the USA for the National Science Foundation
Journal, press-cuttings, brochures.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/IX/53  1964

Contents:
International conference on "Biology today: its role in education" (Hellebaek, Denmark)
Bibby's paper, report issued by conference etc.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/IX/54  1960-1967

Contents:
Miscellaneous conferences and lectures in UK
Programmes, press cuttings, papers by Bibby.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/IX/55  1960-1969

Contents:
Miscellaneous letters to the press
Mainly on educational matters.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/IX/56  1962-1974

Contents:
Personal and career miscellanea
CV and list of publications, biographical entries in reference books, invitations to lecture, write books etc., establishment of Frances and Cyril Bibby Trust (1962 for promotion of education and relief of poverty), disposal of books, periodicals (e.g. to Oxfam).

[no title]  Add.MS8320/IX/57  1964-1975

Contents:
Family miscellanea

[no title]  Add.MS8320/IX/58  1970

Contents:
Visiting Professor, USA
Correspondence, address by Bibby as visiting professor for summer session at State University College, Plattsburg, New York.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/X/59  1960-1968

Contents:
Reviews of Bibby's books
Reviews of T.H.Huxley: Scientist, Humanist and Educator (US ed. 1960), The First Fifty years: a Brief History of Kingston upon Hull Training College (1964), The Educated Man (1965, chapter by CB), The Essence of T.H.Huxley (1967), The Biology of Mankind (1968).

[no title]  Add.MS8320/X/60  1961-1968

Contents:
Miscellaneous educational articles
Mainly articles by Bibby, published and typescript, especially on training of teachers (cf. box 12).

[no title]  Add.MS8320/X/61  1966-1967

Contents:
Two controversial articles
"The evasion of honesty in English education", Foundation Week oration to the University of London Institute of Education, "The abdication of the academics", article in The Sunday Times.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/X/62  1960-1970

Contents:
Book reviews by Bibby

[no title]  Add.MS8320/X/63  1959-1975

Contents:
Scientific culture and science education
Lectures, articles, letters.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/X/64  1964-1974

Contents:
Miscellaneous Huxleyana
Articles, lectures etc. (cf. articles in box 12).

[no title]  Add.MS8320/X/65  1968-1972

Contents:
Reviews of Bibby's books
Reviews of The Humanist Outlook (1968, chapter by CB), Your Body and how it works (1971 US edition), T.H.Huxley on Education (1971), Scientist Extraordinary... (1971).

[no title]  Add.MS8320/X/66  1961-1967

Contents:
Four 'fights' with publishers
US Collier Corporation, on (a) US edition of How life is handed on, (b) article for Encyclopedia of Philosophy, (c) The Writings of T.H.Huxley, Pergamon Press on Scientist Extraordinary.

VOLS XI AND XII SECTIONS 67-76  BOX 6  [n.d.]

[no title]  Add.MS8320/XI/67  1961-1966

Contents:
The Robbins Report on higher education and its aftermath
Bibby's evidence to the committee, lectures, articles etc. on the Report.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/XI/68  1965-1968

Contents:
Bachelor of Education degree
Articles, lectures, press cuttings etc.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/XI/69  1964-1969

Contents:
Miscellaneous college-related activities
Pioneer television system, visit of Soviet students, college magazine, B.Ed. degree, social events etc.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/XI/70  1967-1968

Contents:
Student relations and student protest
Press cuttings, college magazine articles, letters and memoranda by CB on staff/student relations at Hull.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/XI/71  1970-1975

Contents:
Miscellaneous letters to the press
Mainly on proposed changes in higher education.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/XI/72  1965-1976

Contents:
Relations with members of Cabinet, Government, Opposition Front Bench etc.
Correspondence with Anthony Crosland, Lord Crowther-Hunt, Reginald Prentice, Norman St.John Stevas, Margaret Thatcher.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/XII/73  1970-1976

Contents:
Miscellaneous college, literary, social, personal
Articles, invitations, birthday cards.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/XII/74  1970-1972

Contents:
The James Report on teacher education
CB's evidence to the committee, connexions with Lord James, articles etc. on the subject.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/XII/75  1974-1976

Contents:
The White Paper: "Education: a framework for expansion"
Memoranda, letters to the press, on the struggle over the reorganisation of higher education nationally and in Hull (resistance to proposed merger of college of education with other colleges).

[no title]  Add.MS8320/XII/76  1973-1976

Contents:
Kingston upon Hull College of Education, the last three years prior to the reorganisation of higher education
Correspondence, photographs, brochures etc. on the college's activities.

VOL XIII, SECTIONS 77-79, AND BOOK ON LIMERICKS  BOX 7  [n.d.]

[no title]  Add.MS8320/XIII/77  1976-1977

Contents:
The first two years of the new Hull College of Higher Education
CB's work as Pro-Director for Academic Planning, correspondence and memoranda, institution of 'open lectures', the Prospice Club, the Prospice Players.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/XIII/78  1978

Contents:
The Art of the Limerick
Publicity, reviews, correspondence (and see below).

[no title]  Add.MS8320/XIII/79  1978-1980

Contents:
The first two years of retirement
Retirement ceremony, donations to charities etc., letters to the press, Spectator poetry prize, entries in biographical dictionaries, founding of Wilberforce Council for Human Rights, miscellaneous correspondence and personal items.

[no title or ref.]  1978

4 files

Contents:
The Art of the Limerick
Material relating to the composition and printing of CB's book, published 1978. Bibby kept 20 files of material including typescripts, galley proofs, page proofs etc. The list of these and the following have been kept:
- correspondence with publisher 1976-1978
- raw material and partial drafts for chapters I, III, X
- letters requesting permission to use material
- press cuttings, photostats, correspondence on limericks.

MISCELLANEOUS PERSONAL PAPERS  BOX 8  [n.d.]

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Contents:
Frances and Cyril Bibby: donations and benefactions following retirement (including money to Queens' College for the purchase of bookcases, and to endow a 'Cyril Bibby Prize').

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Contents:
Frances and Cyril Bibby: voluntary work in retirement (at Castle Hill Hospital, near Hull, in particular producing an occasional magazine). With file of magazine "Castle Lodge News and Views", issues 2-5.

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Contents:
The Wilberforce Council for Human Rights (founded 1980, with Bibby as a 'Founder Patron'), leaflets, publicity material etc.

[no title or ref.]  1976

Contents:
Ruby Wedding, 15 August 1976: account of celebrations and poem by CB (two sheets of card).

[no title or ref.]  1976

Contents:
Items relating to the last days of Kingston upon Hull College of Education (fused in September 1976 into Hull College of Higher Education). Includes photograph album of celebratory garden party, July 1976.

[no title or ref.]  1982

Contents:
Framed certificate of CB's Honorary Fellowship of Hull College of Higher Education 2 December 1982.

[no title or ref.]  1985

Contents:
"Reminiscences of a Happy Life", 1985 (bound photocopy of autograph MS.)

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2 p.

Typescript

Contents:
Cyril Bibby - summary of qualifications and experience

TAPE-RECORDINGS AND FILMS BY BIBBY  BOX 9  [n.d.]

[no title or ref.]  1959 Dec 1

Contents:
Speech Day, Withernsea High School.

[no title or ref.]  1960 Mar 29

Contents:
Speech Day, Goole Grammar School.

[no title or ref.]  1962 summer

Contents:
Visit to USA: 8mm ciné film relating to this visit

[no title or ref.]  1964?

Contents:
"The roots of prejudice", BBC broadcast.

[no title or ref.]  1965-66

Contents:
Frances Bibby: Teskey-King School, Hull (ciné film)

[no title or ref.]  1966 Feb

Contents:
"The evasion of honesty in English education", foundation oration to University of London Institute of Education.

[no title or ref.]  1971 Nov 22

Contents:
"The training of teachers", replies to questions, Radio Humberside.

[no title or ref.]  1972

Contents:
"The biology of race", lecture at Southlands College, Wimbledon.

[no title or ref.]  1972-3?

Contents:
BBC broadcast on religion.

[no title or ref.]  1974

Contents:
"Towards a scientific culture", address at Annual Conference of the Association for Science Education, Nottingham.

[no title or ref.]  1975

Contents:
Funeral oration at service for Kitty Lady Schultz, wife of Sir Leo Schultz, leader of Kingston upon Hull City Council (text in VIII/50).

[no title or ref.]  1976 Jul 7

Contents:
BBC Radio Humberside interview with Mr Gorbert, Secretary of the Senior Common Room, on last day of separate existence of Kingston upon Hull College of Education.

[no title or ref.]  1978 Jul 10

Contents:
Proceedings at retirement ceremony of CB at Hull College of Higher Education.

[no title or ref.]  1978 Nov 6

Contents:
"The art of the limerick", BBC Radio Humberside.

[no title or ref.]  1979 Jan 23

Contents:
"Race relations", discussion on BBC Radio Humberside.

[no title or ref.]  1979 Feb 13

Contents:
"The Object in question", BBC Television North.

[no title or ref.]  1981 Aug 21

Contents:
Videotape interview with Max Blythe of Oxford Health Education Unit, on "Early days of health education in Britain".

[no title or ref.]  1981 Aug 21

Contents:
Sound-track of interview with Max Blythe (2 copies).

[no title or ref.]  1985 Sep 2

Contents:
Toast to Soviet dissidents, at 'bread and cheese supper' held by Wilberforce Council in the Guildhall, Hull.

RESEARCH MATERIAL ON T.H. HUXLEY  BOX 10  [n.d.]

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Contents:
The Huxley Papers, a descriptive catalogue... by Warren Dawson, 1946, with typescript of corrections and additions by CB.

[no title or ref.]  1967-1980

Contents:
Correspondence with College Archivist (Jeanne Pingree) at Imperial College, London, about Huxley papers, and lists compiled by her: Lyon Playfair, 1st Baron Playfair of St Andrews (1967), T.H.Huxley: list of his scientific papers (1968), T.H. Huxley: correspondence with Henrietta Heathorn 1847-1854 (1969), T.H.Huxley: letters to his wife 1866-1895 (typescript 1980).

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Contents:
Envelope of correspondence between CB and members of the Huxley family: Mrs Rosalind Huxley, Sir Julian Huxley, Aldous Huxley, Sir Laurence Collier, Gwinn Huxley Nixon.

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Contents:
Copies of some Huxley family birth, death and marriage certificates.

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Chronology of life and times of T.H. Huxley (typescript).

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Some notes relating to financial affairs of T.H. Huxley (envelope).

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Some entries from T.H.Huxley's diary of engagements.

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Chronological analysis of T.H.Huxley's writings in total and by subject matter (typescript).

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Contents:
Biographical notes on persons mentioned in CB's T.H.Huxley 1959 (typescript).

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Contents:
Biographical notes on T.H. Huxley's personal contacts (typescript).

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Contents:
Brief biographies of T.H. Huxley's contemporaries (card- index)

[no title or ref.]  1959/60

Contents:
Exchange of letters between CB and Professor G. Uschmann in Jena, and offprint: Der Briefwechsel zwischen Thomas Henry Huxley und Ernst Haeckel, ed. G. Uschmann and Ilse Jahn

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
CB's transcripts of letters from T.H. Huxley to M.E. Grant Duff (from originals belonging to Mrs Ursula Grant Duff).

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Transcripts of miscellaneous Huxley letters.

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Reminiscences by Mrs T.H. Huxley, written c.1899: photostats and transcripts by CB.

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Conspectus of Huxley's life and times (chart).

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Genealogy of the Huxley family.

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Correspondence with libraries and archives about Huxley material.

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Microfilms of Huxley letters from various libraries and archives.

[no title or ref.]  1967

Contents:
Typed extracts from Huxley's writings, and comments by CB, prepared as material for The Essence of T.H. Huxley

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Final page proofs of T.H.Huxley, scientist..., with corrections.

RESEARCH MATERIAL ON T.H. HUXLEY  BOX 11  [n.d.]

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Typescript of Huxley's 1883 Royal Academy address.

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
CB's correspondence about Huxley with scholars and institutions.

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Photographs used in CB's T.H.Huxley, scientist, humanist and educator 1959.

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Photocopy of Huxley's Wills of 1863 and 1883.

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
School Board for London: reports, memoranda, regulations etc. (pamphlets), c.1871-1903, and Specimens of work in an elementary school 1894.

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Various published and unpublished articles on Huxley by CB and others.

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
"T.H. Huxley: his place in education", Bibby's doctoral thesis, University of London 1955 (typescript).

BIBLIOGRAPHIES AND ARTICLES ETC.  BOX 12  [n.d.]

[no title or ref.]  1927-1978

Contents:
Bibliography (handwritten entries in bound volume)

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Bibliography 1980 (photocopied autograph, listing (I) 85 periodical articles 1934-1977, (II) other periodical articles 1927-1968, (III) books 1938-1978, (IV) miscellaneous 1938-1970.

[no title or ref.]  1934-1977

Contents:
Periodical articles (nos 1-85 as listed in section I of the bibliography) NB these probably appear in some of the preceding sections, but are conveniently brought together and listed here.

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Two files of correspondence and notes on his sex education filmstrip "How life is handed on".

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
The First Fifty Years: a brief history of Kingston upon Hull Training College 1913-1963 (Kingston 1964).

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Commonplace books (2 small notebooks) up to 1979 and from 1979 onwards.

[no title or ref.]  October 1938

Contents:
M.Sc. thesis (University of Liverpool): "Europe in Quaternary times, with special reference to the peats of North Wales and Cheshire"

UNFINISHED WRITINGS, MISCELLANEOUS PERSONAL  BOX 13  [n.d.]

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Sheets of newspaper clippings, mostly CB's letters to the press, 1980s.

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Education in England, especially since 1800 (file of notes, drafts).

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
File of notes and quotations on science and edducation, especially 19th and 20th centuries.

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Essays, notes etc. on: Science and Culture, Science and Education, Philosophy of Science, Science History etc. (envelope).

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Notes for projected Puffin Picture Book "The variety of man", never completed (envelope).

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Miscellaneous correspondence and notes (loose).

[no title or ref.]  1986

Contents:
Packet of correspondence and notes on Golden Wedding and production of Verse Offerings (poems to his wife)

[no title or ref.]  1984-1987

Contents:
Cyril Bibby Travel Bursary (for students at Humberside College of Education), file of correspondence, reports

[no title or ref.]  1987

Contents:
Packet of papers on CB's death, letters of condolence, ceremony at crematorium, copy of Will and probate etc.

FINANCE, BEQUESTS, LECTURES, UNFINISHED BOOKS  BOX 14  [n.d.]

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Copies of wills of Frances and Cyril Bibby, with notes and correspondence on bequest to (1) CUL (2) National Society for Mentally Handicapped Children and Adults (3) Kingston Upon Hull Corporation (residual bequest).

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Finances: file including details of expenditure in 1930s, family budgets, yearly statements of capital, earnings from writings, income tax returns.

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Publishers' contracts for Bibby's books.

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Lists of editions and sales of books to 1980 (file).

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Notes on Frances and Cyril Bibby Trust and on proposed Bibby Foundation (not established).

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Typescripts, drafts and notes for unfinished or unpublished books:
- The mathematics of natural selection (begun 1944),
- Variation, genetics and evolution (planned and drafted 1945-6),
- Self-knowledge and First-aid (book for children begun c.1946),
- Termite Society (begun 1947-8),
- Unholy Trinity (detective story, begun 1941, re-typed c.1951, see also vol IV/25), also drafts of beginnings of two other novels.

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Typescripts of 17 lectures (unpublished?) and of two articles (published?).

Genealogy of Bibby family  BOX 15  [n.d.]

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Three files of research notes, photocopies, correspondence, and a few photographs, relating to the Bibby family back to the 17th century. Includes rough genealogical tables.

Verse and sketches  BOX 16  [n.d.]

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Two notebooks and a file of verses, and one file of drawings and sketches by Cyril Bibby.

[no title or ref.]  1969-1970

Contents:
Frances Bibby and Teskey-King School

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
File of correspondence and memoranda relating to a dispute between Mrs Bibby and the headmaster of the school about methods of discipline.

[no title or ref.]  various dates

1 envelope

Contents:
Portrait photographs of Cyril Bibby

Photograph albums  [no ref.]  1914-1987

Loose

[no title or ref. or date]

Contents:
Eight out of a series of ten volumes, covering the life of Cyril Bibby, and of his wife Frances. The photographs are nearly all captioned by Cyril; a few pages and individual photographs have been removed, perhaps by the Bibby children. The last three volumes are numbered 1, 2, and 3, rather than VIII, IX and X.
[Vol IV missing]
[Vol VI missing]

[no title]  Add.MS8320/Vol I  'Until 1935'

Contents:
From c.1914, parents, childhood, school and Cambridge University.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/Vol II  1935-1942

Contents:
Early married life, school activities, Woodcraft Folk camps etc.

[no title]  Add.MS8320/Vol III  1942-1949

Contents:
Family and holiday photographs

[no title]  Add.MS8320/Vol V  1955-1964

Contents:
Includes Kingston-on-Hull college

[no title]  Add.MS8320/Vol VII  1970-1975

Contents:
Family and holidays, Frances at Teskey-King School

[no title]  Add.MS8320/Vol [VIII]  1976-1981

Contents:
Family and holiday photographs

[no title]  Add.MS8320/Vol [IX]  1981-1983

Contents:
Family and holiday photographs

[no title]  Add.MS8320/Vol [X]  1984-1987

Contents:
Family and holiday photographs

[no title or ref.]  1950

Loose


Related information: See other documents at section IV/22-24 (box 2)

Contents:
Photograph album: visit to USA
Photographs of Cyril Bibby's first visit to the USA

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