Yvonne de Bruet papers

Scope and Content

Photocopied family letters (nd); Photocopied 'Citation è l'Ordre de la Brigade' relating to Harold Mandefield (nd); Photocopied letter with recollections to Mrs Rawson (August 1998); Photocopied letters with translations (October 1915-July 1919, 1942-1945, nd); 3 letters to Peter Liddle (September 1998); 3 photocopied typescript extracts relating to Bordeaux in the First and Second World Wars (nd); 43 photographs, with negatives (1914-1919).

Administrative / Biographical History

Yvonne Guibert de Bruet (ne Mandefield) was an English girl living in Bordeaux during the First World War.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Yvonne Guibert de Bruet and the translations were added by her in May 1999.


In French and English.

Other Finding Aids

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Related Material

See RUS 35: Ourousoff, Viera d'Alexeieff.