Holiday Diaries of Mabel Pratt

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      GB 161 MSS. Top. gen. c. 123-8, d. 77-93, e. 137
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Scope and Content

Holiday diaries, with some sketch-books, of Mabel Pratt, mainly in England, 1938-68. Most of the diaries contain numerous accomplished pen-and-ink or watercolour drawings (mainly architectural or topographical) with some photographs and memorabilia, and biographical notes on the author.

Administrative / Biographical History

Mabel Pratt (1899-1986).

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The collection was given to the Library by Mabel Pratt's daughter in 1987.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

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