Freda Yelf papers

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      GB 206 Liddle Collection DF 147
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, photographs, postcards, press cuttings, and printed material Includes a wallet and 3 calendar cards

Scope and Content

Staff group photograph (n.d.); 14 Officers' visiting cards, left at the Good Luck Tea House, Aldershot (n.d.); 10 family photographs (1910, n.d.); 15 photographs of Hong Kong and China (1910-1912); 2 manuscript verses "To the School at War" and "Sisters" (n.d.); 2 manuscript letters, one from Lance Corporal Tomkins, 4th Battalion, Middlesex Regiment, and one from A. Davenport, RN (Royal Navy), serving on board HMS Venerable (23 May 1915, 8 Feb. 1916); 2 postcards (n.d.); Pencil sketch of Lord Kitchener (n.d.); 9 manuscript letters (25 Sep. 1915-19 June 1926, n.d.); 5 photographs (n.d.); Easter greetings card (n.d.); 2 postcards (1 Apr. 1918, n.d.); Pencil sketch (n.d.); Small oil painting (n.d.); Printed sketch of the Sisters' Quarters, Millbank (n.d.); Religious card from patient (n.d.); 3 printed poems "The Cares of Norton Hall", "The Only Way to End this Armistice", "Broken" and "Carry On!" (1918, n.d.); Press cuttings (1910, 1939-1942, n.d.); 2 autograph albums (Mar.-July 1915, Dec. 1917-Feb. 1921); Album of RN (Royal Navy) cards and ships' stationery (n.d.); Wallet, containing an India postage stamp (n.d.), a manuscript poem (n.d.), 3 calendar cards (1918, 1920) and a postcard thanking Dr and Mrs Yelf for tobacco gifts (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Freda Yelf was a Nurse, VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment), at Norton Hall Hospital, Campden, Gloucestershire. She worked at the Good Luck Tea House, Aldershot, from 1917.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by H. D. Marsh


In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy)

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Related Material

See GS 1800: Yelf, REB.

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