Helen Luard papers

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection DF 078
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, photographs, press cuttings, a postcard, and printed material Includes a wallet and a passport

Scope and Content

Passport of Helen Channcy Luard (9 Dec. 1915); Manuscript note (n.d.); Humorous postcard (n.d.); Manuscript poem, written to Helen C. Luard by Lieutenant E. B. Brand (n.d.); Photograph of Lieutenant E. B. Brand (n.d.); Press cuttings (27 Nov. 1916, 16 Sep. 1918, n.d.); three photographs of Christabel Luard (sister) (n.d.); Manuscript letter to Christabel Luard (n.d.); Women's Legion release certificate of Christabel Luard (27 Sep. 1919); Letter to Christabel Luard from G. H. Coleman, British Red Cross Society (19 July 1918); Wallet (n.d.); Biographical notes by Johanna Merz (donor) (Jan.-Feb. 1989).

Administrative / Biographical History

Helen Channcy Luard (1891-1989) was brought up in the West Indies. She served with the YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) as part of a Re-mount team in Rouen in 1916. Her sister, Christabel Luard (1897-1980), was a motor driver with the Women's Legion, 1918-1919.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Johanna Merz (niece) in Feb 1989. See Research Correspondence File.


In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm

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