The contents are as follows:
(i) Xerox copies of correspondence between Edward Arthur Walton and James Abbott McNeill Whistler, and newspaper cuttings concerning Whistler's portrait of Thomas Carlyle, 1891-1905 (folio 1);
(ii) Letters to Edward Arthur Walton, 1900-1911, undated, including letters from Andrew Carnegie and John Singer Sargent (folio 24);
(iii) Letters, 1922-1925, to Walton's widow, chiefly letters of condolence on the artist's death, but including several from Sir James Guthrie concerning the Memorial Exhibition held in 1924 (folio 39);
(iv) Speeches by Edward Arthur Walton, 1893-1919, undated (folio 78);
(v) Miscellaneous papers, 1892-1915, undated (folio 173).