Set XIII (1915-1917)

Scope and Content

Brown cloth album with '13' written on front cover containing 56 photographs of students and staff of Bedford Physical Training College for the years 1915-1917. Some photographs are captioned.
The images show scenes from life at the College and include the following: students playing cricket and rounders; students dressed in national costume to represent different countries; the 1st XI lacrosse team for 1915-1916, the Junior and Senior hockey and netball teams for 1916, the tennis VI for 1916 and 1917; tea parties in the garden; tutors: Molly Petit and Elizabeth Roberts, and the Principal, Margaret Stansfeld; 37 Lansdowne Road: interior of medical room; 31 Lansdowne Road: garden. All of the students identified and named in the album are from Set XIII.
The album also contains a cartoon drawing inscribed on the inside of the front cover showing two students with a balance bench.