Ref NoLDGSL/1073/1
TitleScrapbook of Sir Jethro Justinian Harris TEALL, volume 1
Date1876-1913
LevelItem
Extent1 volume
FormatPhotograph/drawing/painting/print
DescriptionScrapbook of documents, newscuttings and photos collected by Sir Jethro Justinian Harris Teall and his wife Harriet, 1876-1913. Mostly dating from Teall's time as director of the Geological Survey, they include signed dinner menus and materials relating to his receipt of the Wollaston medal (1905) and an honorary degree from Oxford (1908). There is also a great deal of material on his son Frederick's time at Cambridge, particularly his activities with the Athletic Club. Both Frederick and George Teall's marriages feature.

Includes (listing provided by Dr Anthony Roe, prior to donation - added to by Victoria Woodcock):
(1) Jethro Justinian Harris Teall's passport, 24 May 1876
(2) Press cuttings of meeting of British Association (Section C), Sep 1893 [Teall was President]; newspaper cuttings on the King's Levees 1903 and 1910.
(3) Royal Commission on Coal [Teall was a member], 1901.
(4) Invitation to Spithead Naval Review, 1902.
(5) Invitations to Royal Procession, from Athenaeum, 1902; HMS Research, Portsmouth, 1902; Coronation Naval Review on SS Clyde, Southampton, 1902..
(6) Dinner invitation for 12 holders of the Order of Merit, Athenaeum, 1902
(7) Cuttings of British Association meeting, Nottingham, 1893; Notes on Royal Commission on International Exhibition, St Louis, 1904.
(8) Various news cuttings relating to Teall's son George's military career, 1903-1907
(8a) Newspaper article relating to a commemoration event for the death of Queen Victoria, 9 Feb 1901 [written by Teall's son George Teall?]
(8b) Newspaper cuttings relating to Frederick Teall's sporting achievements at Dulwich and Cambridge (golf, athletics, rowing), 1902
(8c) Newspaper cuttings relating to Frederick Teall's sporting (athletics) and academic activities at Cambridge, 1902-1903
(8d) Newspaper cuttings relating to Frederick Teall's athletics activities at Cambridge, Mar 1903
(8e) Newspaper cuttings relating to Frederick Teall's athletics activities at Cambridge, Mar 1903; photo of Frederick participating in the hurdles, 28 Mar 1903
(8f) Photos of the Cambridge University Athletic Club, 1903
(8g) Photo of Frederick Teall participating in the hurdles, 1903
(8h) Newspaper cuttings related to lectures and speeches given by Teall [one dated 1902]
(9) Christmas card from Harry Govier Seeley, 1900; Election of Jethro Justinian Harris Teall to Athenaeum, 22 April 1898; Conferment of Hon DSc by University of Dublin, 1904; News items on Geological Society and Dublin, 1904
(9a) Newspaper cuttings relating to Frederick Teall's athletics activities at Cambridge, 1903-1904; photo of people round a table at Mont sur Lausanne, taken by Frederick Teall, 1903
(9b) Oxford and Cambridge Sports dinner ticket and competitor's ticket, Frederick Teall, 1903
(9c) Two postcards from Frederick Teall of the French Alps, Sep 1903; newspaper photo of Frederick Teall participating in the hurdles, 1904
(10*) Signed menu for the dinner for the Officers of the SS DISCOVERY [National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904], 23 July 1901, and newscuttings of a lecture given by Hartley Travers Ferrar, at the British Association Meeting at Martizburg, South Africa, taken from the 'Times of Natal', 26 August 1905.
(11*) Cuttings, mostly photographic portraits of the crew of the National Antarctic Expedition [Robert Falcon Scott's first expedition], taken from 'The Sphere', 3 August 1901; four souvenir postcards 'Wrench's Links of Empire' sent to Mrs Teall from Hartley Travers Ferrar, geologist, on board the SS DISCOVERY, one of which is has a facsimile signature by Scott, 1901 & 1904.
(12) Notices of various lectures by Teall. Mrs J T Harris Teall elected to 'The Lyceum Club', March 1907; notice of Frederick Teall's grade at Cambridge, 16 Jun 1905
(13*) Group photograph of members of Section C of the British Association, Southport meeting, [September 1903]. Sitters include: Horace W Monckton (front row, second from the left), then Clement Reid, William Whitehead Watts (president of section C), J J H Teall & Arthur Sankey Reid.
(14*) Letter to Teall from Arthur Montefiore Brice, secretary of the Jackson-Harmsworth Polar Expedition, sending a cheque for 25 guineas with thanks for his interest in the expedition, 23 December 1898.
(15) Athenaeum Dinner menu with signatures; Notice of AGM of Yorkshire Geological Society [Teall was President], October 1906.
(15a) Newspaper cuttings relating to Frederick Teall's athletics activities at Cambridge, Mar 1904; photo of Frederick Teall participating in the hurdles against London Athletic Club, 1904
(15b) Photo of Frederick Teall participating in the hurdles, 1904; newspaper cuttings relating to Frederick Teall's athletics activities at Cambridge, Mar 1904; notice of Frederick Teall receiving a £50 scholarship, 22 Jun 1904
(15c) Photo of Fort Chambray, Gozo, Malta, 1903 [Teall's son George was stationed there]; newspaper cutting relating to Frederick Teall's athletics activities at Cambridge, Mar 1905
(15d) Photo of Maltese barracks [either Imtarfa Barracks or Lower St Elmo Barracks, Valletta]; photo of George Teall in uniform and three other men; photo of Frederick Teall participating in the hurdles, 31 Mar 1905
(15e) Newspaper cuttings relating to Frederick Teall's athletics activities at Cambridge, 1905, including a report of Oxford and Cambridge v. Harvard and Yale
(15f) Photo of the Oxford-Cambridge athletics team (who were to compete against Harvard-Yale)
(16) Cuttings re: Wollaston Medal awarded to Teall in 1905; Royal Institution Lecture, Royal Commission on Coal Report, 1905; Geological Society Anniversary meeting; and Cambridge DSc.
(17) Programmes of lectures at Royal Institution, 1905, including by Teall, Marconi, J J Thompson, Lord Rayleigh, L C Miall, R Meldola.
(18) Congratulations to Teall on Wollaston Medal with multiple signatures, including J C Flett.
(18a) Playbill from 'His Excellency the Governor' at the Vaudeville Theatre, Bloemfontein, starring George Teall, Oct 1904; newspaper cutting relating to Frederick Teall's athletics activities at Cambridge, Apr 1905
(18b) Programme from 'His Excellency the Governor' in Sierra Leone, starring George Teall, 16 Mar 1906
(18c) Newspaper cuttings relating to Frederick Teall's athletics activities at Cambridge, 1905-1906; two photos of Frederick Teall participating in the hurdles, 1905; newspaper cutting relating to Frederick Teall's selection for the Egyptian civil service, 31 Jul 1905; newspaper cutting relating to Teall's attendance at the King's Levee, 27 Feb 1906
(18d) Programme for the ceremonial transfer of Hastings Museum, 1 Mar 1905
(19) Photo of group in robes and hoods (in Hastings 1905?)
(19a) Two photos of Frederick Teall participating in the hurdles, 1905
(19b) Newspaper cuttings relating to Frederick Teall's athletics activities at Cambridge, 1906 [part of page removed]
(19c) Photo of Frederick Teall participating in the hurdles, 24 Mar 1906; notice of Frederick Teall passing his Egyptian civil service Arabic exam, 4 Jun 1906; two newspaper cuttings relating to Frederick Teall playing hockey for Cambridge University, Mar 1906
(19d) Three photos of Frederick Teall participating in the hurdles, Mar 1906
(19e) Newspaper cuttings relating to the marriage of Miss Dorothy Burrell to Rev. Percy Johnson, Oct 1905; invitation to a pre-wedding 'Adieu to Dorothy Eden Burrell', 28 Sep 1905
(19f) Invitation to the marriage of Miss Dorothy Burrell to Rev Percy Johnson, 30 Sep 1905
(19g) Photo of a ladies' lunch, Mellicka Camp, Malta, 1904; photo of Bloemfontein, showing Naval Hill, July 1904
(19h) Cuttings from the Sidney Sussex College annual relating to Frederick Teall, 1903-1906; newspaper cutting relating to the Teall family visiting Sheringham, Norfolk, 19 Jul 1907
(19i) Photo of attendees at the Sidney Sussex College dance, 12 Jun 1905, taken at 6am the following morning, 13 Jun 1905
(19j) Two adverts for the Goerz-Anschutz folding camera featuring Frederick Teall participating in the hurdles, [1906]-1907
(*19k) Card relating to a Royal Geographical Society banquet in honour of the retiring president, Sir Clements Markham, 22 May 1905
(20) Invitation to Kings's Levee, 14 February 1907; Invitation to 'Lyn Teall' from 'De Clubbe'; Photo of British Association meeting Cambridge, 1904; Card commemorating Golden Wedding of Sir William and Lady Crookes, 10 April 1906.
(20a) Dinner and competitor's tickets for the Oxford and Cambridge Sports, Mar 1905; programme for the Sidney Sussex athletic sports event annotated with results, 24 Nov 1903; menu with signatures for a commemoration dinner, 18 Jun 1906
(21) Cuttings re: Centenary of Geological Society and its President Archibald Geikie; Dinner of Royal School of Mines; Museum of Practical Geology, Jermyn Street, 1907.
(21a) Photos of Frederick Teall participating in the hurdles and with the rest of the Cambridge University Athletic Club [one dated 1904]
(21b) Cuttings from the Cairo Gouvernorat daily orders relating to Frederick Teall's career progression in the Egyptian civil service, 1906-1909
(21c) Invitation to a Freemasons meeting of the Isaac Newton University Lodge at which Frederick Teall was to be elected, 21 Oct 1905; photo of West African Regiment soldiers in Sierra Leone, Jul 1906; newspaper cutting relating to the visit to London of West African Regiment soldiers from Sierra Leone, 12 May 1908
(21d) Newspaper cutting relating to the visit to London of West African Regiment soldiers from Sierra Leone, 12 May 1908; Christmas card from George Teall with photo of Lower St Elmo, Malta; postcard of a captured German UC5 mine laying submarine, Jul 1916 [part of page removed]
(22) Cuttings re: Hon DSc Oxon, 1908; table plan for lunch in All Souls; photo of Hon DCL awardees, including PM of Nepal, and Lloyd George, Chancellor of the Exchequer.
(22a) Cuttings from the Sidney Sussex College annual relating to Frederick Teall, 1903-1906
(22b) Photo of the visit to London of West African Regiment soldiers
(22c) Photo of a group including Frederick Teall at Ghezireh Casino
(22d) Photo of a group including Frederick Teall at the Grand Hotel, Helouan
(22e) Programme for the Oxford and Cambridge athletic sports event, 28 Mar 1903
(22f) Menu for the Cambridge University Athletic Club v London Athletic Club dinner, 14 Mar 1903; list of competitions for the Cambridge University Athletic Club, Lent term 1903
(22g) Programme for the Oxford and Cambridge athletic sports event, 26 Mar 1904
(22h) Menu with signatures for the Oxford and Cambridge athletic sports dinner, 26 Mar 1904
(22i) Programme for the Oxford and Cambridge athletic sports event, 31 Mar 1905
(22j) Programme of dances for the Sidney Sussex College ball, 12 Jun 1905; menu with signatures for the Oxford and Cambridge athletic sports dinner, 31 Mar 1905
(22k) Programme for the Oxford and Cambridge athletic sports event, 24 Mar 1906
(22l) Newspaper cutting relating to the Royal Connaught Boat Club regatta, in which a Teall participated, 12 Oct 1910
(22m) Cutting relating to a rugby match played in Cairo in which Frederick Teall participated, 28 Jan 1909
(22n) A [certificate?] in Arabic
(22o) Photo of the Cairo city police, Jun 1909; cutting from the Cairo Gouvernorat daily orders relating to Frederick Teall's delegation, 16 Feb 1909
(22p) Letters of congratulation to Frederick Teall on attaining a new rank, 1908
(22q) Newspaper cutting relating to the visit of President Roosevelt to Egypt, 24 Mar 1910; newspaper cuttings in French relating to Frederick Teall's position within the Cairo police [one dated 16 Feb 1909]
(23) Passenger lists for the Norddeutscher Lloyd and various Nile boats 1907-1910; newspaper cutting relating to the Sir Teall and his wife visiting Egypt, 22 Nov 1907; invitations to Cairo events, Nov 1907; Guests at Cataract Hotel, Aswan, 18 Dec 1909; postcard of a ship, with signatures
(23a) Postcard in Arabic; newspaper cutting relating to the Helouan lawn tennis tournament, 9 Dec 1911
(23b) Newspaper cuttings relating to Frederick and George Teall's activities, mostly their marriages, 1912-13
(23c) Photo of [Frederick Teall's] wedding
(23d) Newspaper cutting relating to George Teall's marriage, 11 Sep 1912; invitation to Frederick Teall's wedding, 11 Jul 1912; notice of the baptism of a granddaughter, Barbara, 1914
(23e) Newspaper cuttings relating to the Geological Society and Teall's appointment as governor at Dulwich College, 1912-13
(24) Article from 'Pall Mall Gazette' on Museum of Practical Geology, 13 Dec 1912; newspaper cuttings on relating to Teall lecturing and playing golf, 1912-13
(25) Newscutting on the appointment of Teall to Advisory Committee on Agricultural Science, from the 'Times', 20 June 1910.
(25a) Handwritten dinner menu
(25b) Newspaper cuttings relating to Frederick Teall and his wife playing tennis, and he playing hockey, in Egypt, 1913
(26) Two certificates from Royal Society, 8 January 1912.
(27) Cuttings on the Centenary of Geological Society, from the 'Times', September 1907; newspaper cuttings relating to Teall's activities in the Royal Society, 1912
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ProvenancePresented by Teall's grandchildren, Mr Jock Teall and Mrs Cynthia Roe, 1994.
Access ConditionsAccess is by appointment only. Please contact the Archivist for further information.
LanguageMostly English, with some French and a little Arabic and Latin
ArchNoteDescription by John Thackray, revised by Victoria Woodcock.
CreatorNameTEALL | Sir | Jethro Justinian Harris | 1849-1924 | geologist
SubjectCentenary of the Geological Society
Persons
CodePersonNameDates
DS/UK/128TEALL; Sir; Jethro Justinian Harris (1849-1924); geologist1849-1924
DS/UK/427SEELEY; Harry Govier (1839-1909); palaeontologist and geologist1839-1909
DS/UK/955MARCONI; Guglielmo (1874-1937); physicist and inventor of wireless transmission1874-1937
DS/UK/24British Science Association; 1831-1831-
Places
CodePlaceName
NA60Egypt
NA378Middle East
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