Scrapbooks compiled by Mrs M.R. Coker of Bicester House, Oxfordshire

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

'Celebration books', scrapbooks compiled by Mrs Coker, containing letters, drawings, photographs, postcards, invitations, menus, programmes and other souvenirs of her activities and friends, 1913-78, with an index volume for 1913-50. The volumes relate to Mrs Coker's life at Downe House School, Kent, 1913-14, and then partly at Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire, 1913-20, Sutton Valence, Kent, 1920-3, Cirencester, Gloucestershire, 1926-30, and Bicester, 1930-78, and partly abroad in various countries.

Administrative / Biographical History

Mrs M.R. Coker of Bicester House, Oxfordshire.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The volumes were bequeathed to the Library by Mrs M.R. Coker, 1978.

Note

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Personal Names