Memoirs of Mabel McCorry

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Three notebooks containing memoirs compiled, probably in the 1950s, by Mabel McCorry:

  • memoirs of family, friends, and servants
  • accounts of travels and incidents, mainly in Italy and Spain, c. 1910-30, including 'Notable people I have seen'
  • accounts of visits to Argentina, 1905-54.

Administrative / Biographical History

Mabel McCorry (fl 1877-1963).

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library in 1999.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.