Manuscript recollections and family history by E. A. MacLeod and M. L. MacLeod (n.d.); 2 manuscript letters to R. H. MacLeod (father) (11 July 1911, 14 July 1911); 7 copy photographs (1903-1914); 2 portrait photographs of E. A. MacLeod and M. L. MacLeod (1914); Typescript letter from F. R. Gray (8 May 1914); Typescript recollections "Before and After", by E. A. MacLeod and M. L. MacLeod (n.d.); Manuscript letter from Gerald B. Crole (b. 1894), Captain, RFC (Royal Flying Corps), with two photographs and biographical notes [Dec. 1917]; Diary of E. A. MacLeod, with extracts (1915); 11 manuscript letters to their parents from E. A. MacLeod and M. L. MacLeod (7-31 Mar. 1915); Manuscript recollections, including "Life at the Caldecott Community", Oct. 1916-May 1917 (n.d.); Booklet "Caldecott Community" (n.d.); Diary of M. L. MacLeod (1916); 9 manuscript letters to their parents from E. A. MacLeod and M. L. MacLeod (11 Aug.-26 Nov. 1916); 13 manuscript letters and one postcard, mainly from M. L. MacLeod to her parents and sister (1 July-9 Dec. 1917); 5 humorous postcards (n.d.); Diary of M. L. MacLeod (1918); Manuscript recollections quot;Armistice Day at Cambridge" by M. L. Macleod (n.d.); Manuscript letters from M. L. Macleod to her mother, father and sister (8 Apr. 1918, 11 June 1919); Manuscript verse "The Flanders Nurseries", transcribed by M. L. Macleod [Sep. 1918]; Photograph (11 Nov. 1915); Notebook listing parcels sent to Jock and Rory (brothers) (4 Feb. 1916-10 Oct. 1918); Typescript diary extracts, 1918 (n.d.); Game box "Wibbly-Wob" ; Sugar ration ticket (22 June 1918); Visitors' declaration form (1 Oct. 1919); Photograph of wrecked shipwreck (n.d.); Photocopied photograph album (n.d.); 34 photographs (1917-1918, 1954, 1967-1974, n.d.); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (1973); File of correspondence between Peter Liddle and members of the MacLeod family, with recollections and biographical information (1972-1984).
Elizabeth MacLeod collection
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- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection DF 086
- Dates of Creation1903-1984
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical DescriptionThree boxes; manuscript, typescript, photographs, and postcards Includes a game box and a sugar ration ticket
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Administrative / Biographical History
Elizabeth (Betty) Aileen MacLeod (b. 1897) joined the VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment) at Huntly Hospital, 1915, and attended Dartford Physical Education College in 1916. Her twin sister, Mary (Molly) Lilias MacLeod (b. 1897), attended Gipsy Hill Teaching College, Twickenham, before working at a boarding school in 1916 and later at Flanders Nurseries and the Women's National Land Service Camp at Yeovil. Both sisters lived at Cambridge and had attended the Atholl Crescent School of Domestic Economy in 1915.
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The papers were placed in the Collection by E. A. MacLeod and M. L. MacLeod (see DF 086, Box 3 of 3).
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Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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