Dorothy Bowes collection

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection DF 016
  • Dates of Creation
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  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, a press cutting, a photograph, postcards, and printed material

Scope and Content

Manuscript notes relating to the YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) (n.d.); Press cutting "Stranded Soldiers at Shipley Station" (n.d.); Manuscript letter from Princess Victoria, written on her behalf by her Lady in Waiting (9 Oct. 1916); Programme "Thanksgiving for Victory: Order of Service" (1945); Photograph of Captain John Bland (godfather), who served in Egypt/Palestine and became Mayor of Bradford (n.d.); 3 picture postcards (25 Jan.-20 Feb. 1916); Typescript recollections "Looking Back to 1914-18" and "From a Housewife's Diary 1939-45" (1991).

Administrative / Biographical History

Dorothy Bowes (ne Fearnley) (b. 1902 in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire) was a girl living in West Yorkshire during the First World War

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Dorothy Bowes. See Domestic Front Correspondence File.


In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy)

Alternative Form Available


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