Cynthia Kennedy papers

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      GB 206 Liddle Collection DF 071
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, press cuttings, photographs, and printed material Includes homemade cloth covers, a scrapbook, cigarette boxes, military badges, a National Registration card, hospital documents, a railway voucher, a War savings card, and a gold cigarette tip

Scope and Content

Writing pad, with envelopes, of J. A. C. Spencer [Dec. 1915]; Autograph album, with homemade cloth cover (30 Dec. 1909-24 Mar. 1917); Homemade cloth cover (n.d.); Scrapbook of flags and badges (n.d.); Cigarette box containing dried flowers (n.d.); Cigarette box containing cards, military badges and press cuttings, originally belonging to R. Wilkins (1914-1918); National Registration card of Rachel Kennedy (1915); Norfolk War Hospital timetable, rules and duties booklet [1916-1917]; Railway voucher (20 Apr. 1916); two religious pamphlets To the Bereaved and Before Sunset (1920, n.d.); War savings card, with four stamps (n.d.); HMS Excellent dance programme (26 Feb. 1919); Manuscript notes (n.d.); Gold cigarette tip, once belonging to General Allenby [Sep. 1919]; two RFC (Royal Flying Corps) badges (n.d.); 134th Canadian Infantry Battalion (48th Highlanders) dance programme (1 Feb. 1918); 13th Canadian Infantry Brigade dance programme, with pencil (8 Feb. 1918); two 134th Canadian Infantry Battalion (48th Highlanders) letter head insignia (n.d.); two issues of The Balkan News 3 Aug. 1916, 8 Feb. 1917); four manuscript letters from "Gunner" (future husband) (14 July 1921-28 June 1922); six manuscript letters from James Riddell (Jock), Black Watch Regiment, and one from his mother (23 Dec. 1916-12 Oct. 1918, n.d.); four photographs of former patients (1916, n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Cynthia M. Kennedy, a nurse, served at the Royal Norfolk War Hospital at Thorpe, Norwich, in 1916 and later as a driver with the RFC (Royal Flying Corps) and RAF (Royal Air Force) in 1918

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In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy)

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Related Material

See GALL 101: Spencer, JAC. See also GS 0539: Faithfull, E. See also GS 1734: Wilkins, R. See also GA: Hospitals: Item 31: Kennedy, R (brother).