Ada Reece papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection DF 109
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  • Physical Description
      4 boxes; manuscript, postcards, a press cutting, and printed material; Includes a screwdriver and 2 cloth pouches

Scope and Content

Diaries (1899-1963); 103 manuscript letters (11 Apr. 1877-24 Jan. 1968); Envelopes (1915-1969); 2 manuscript letters (23 Feb. 1912, 7 June 1936); 20 "In Memoriam" cards and one press cutting (1879-1904, 12 July 1908); Manuscript recollections and notes by Lydia Tait (ne Reece) (daughter) (n.d.); Caricature (n.d.); Diary notebook of Lydia Reece (daughter) (1917); Postcard (1918); 2 commonplace books (1880, 1885); Recollections written in bank book (1932-1933); Book of Serbian national dances (1920); Notes relating to interview recorded with Lydia Tait (ne Reece) (daughter) by Wendy Calvert (Oct. 1986); Screwdriver (n.d.); 2 cloth pouches (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Ada E. M. P. Reece (ne Perkins) (1867-1968) was born in Camberwell, South London

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs Lydia Tait (daughter). See Domestic Front Correspondence File.


In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy)

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

Tape 802: interview recorded with Lydia Tait (ne Reece) (daughter) by Wendy Calvert in Oct. 1986. Tape 717: interview recorded with Lydia Tait (ne Reece) (daughter) by Peter Liddle in Feb. 1989.