Harriet Beadnell papers

Scope and Content

Oral history testimonies and trancript from veterans of the Second World War, discussing their experiences. Includes a number of members of York Normandy Veterans Association. Interviews were held with Douglas Petty, Harold May, Albert 'Bert' Barritt, George Meredith, Ken Cooke, Pat Evans, James Mason, Ken Smith, Ron Goldstein and Jack Millin. Relevant consent for dissemination was also obtained from either the subject, or their relatives if since deceased. These consents are held by the archives service.

Also includes a partial transcript of the interviews, and a complete digital copy of the resulting PhD. Please see series, sub-series and item level descriptions for more details about the contents of this collection.

Administrative / Biographical History

Created by the depositor as part of her PhD coursework at University of York.

Access Information


Material is available subject to the usual terms and conditions of access to Archives and Local History collections.

Custodial History

These items were deposited with the archives services on completion of the depositors' PhD at University of York in February 2020.

Related Material

See also York Normandy Veterans archive (NVA).