Mary Melville papers

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      GB 206 Liddle Collection DF 090
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  • Physical Description
      1 box; manuscript, typescript, photographs, press cuttings, a postcard, and printed material

Scope and Content

Middlesex VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) leaflet (22 Feb. 1915); Photograph albums (1916-1917, n.d.); Publication London: A Souvenir, with appreciation card for service at the 3rd London General Hospital (Oct. 1919); Southgate VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) scroll (n.d.); Group photograph of staff at Grovelands Auxiliary Hospital, Southgate (Mar. 1918); Letter and application form relating to Southgate General Welfare and Nursing Association (15 Mar. 1920); 13 typescript and manuscript letters, mainly relating to the VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) (13 June 1916-19 May 1921, n.d.); Identity certificate of Mary A. Melville, with Middlesex VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) orders (25 July 1917); Receipts and bills (9 June-22 Sep. 1915); 15 photographs (n.d.); Invitation postcard (n.d.); Typescript humorous letter extracts (n.d.); Advertising leaflet "Sword Magic" (n.d.); 2 weight recording cards (13-30 July 1920, n.d.); Overseas settlement booklet (21 Oct. 1927); 3rd London General Hospital Nurses Lawn Tennis Club (20 May 1916); Southgate VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) Christmas card (1918); 3 press cuttings (1918, n.d.); VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) instruction leaflet (Apr. 1917); 2 St John Ambulance Association certificates (Dec. 1911, Mar. 1912); 3rd London General Hospital Christmas concert programme (Dec. 1915); Laundry book (23 Oct. 1915-17 Aug. 1916); Booklet Counsel & Comfort for Soldiers & Sailors on Active Service (25 Aug. 1914); Cook's International Travelling Tickets wallet (n.d.); 2 Grovelands Christmas Day Festivities programmes (1917, 1918); Issue of Punch magazine (26 Feb. 1919).

Administrative / Biographical History

Mary A. Melville, a Nurse, VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment), served at the 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth, and Grovelands Auxiliary Hospital, Southgate

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Miss A. Glynn-Jones (niece). See Research Correspondence File.


In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy)

Alternative Form Available


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