Papers of E.A. Bowles comprising commemorative album presented to E.A. Bowles on his 70th birthday

Scope and Content

Inscribed ‘We, past and present inhabitants of Forty Hill, whose names are attached, are glad to take the opportunity afforded by your birthday, to assure you of our high esteem and deep affection. Forty Hill and all who live in it owe you so much that we cannot think of it without remembering you. That you may have good health and every blessing is the wish of us all’

There follow 23 pages of signatures

Pasted in at the front are photographs of a Japanese lantern presented to Bowles on his birthday, and a press cutting relating to the presentation of the volume, 17 May 1935. For an item level description of the photographs, see EAB/7/9/photo1-EAB/7/9/photo8

The volume is boxed

EAB/1/3/1, EAB/6/2, EAB/6/3 and EAB/7/9 were presented to the Lindley Library by Dr W.T. Stearn in Dec 1965