Hilda Craven papers

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection DF 038
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  • Physical Description
      2 boxes; manuscript, typescript, photographs, and printed material

Scope and Content

2 diaries, with typed transcript (10 Dec. 1914-10 Jan. 1922); Photograph album (1910-1919); Blackpool concert poster (n.d.); National Registration certificate (n.d.); 23 photographs relating to the Crescent Military Hospital, Croydon (1918-1919); Typescript notes on family history, with photocopied photographs and certificates, compiled by the donor, A. N. Craven (son) (Aug. 1990).

Administrative / Biographical History

Hilda Craven (ne Duckworth) (1894-1988) spent most of the First World War at home at Ribby Hall, near Kirkham, Lancashire, before serving as a Nurse, VAD (Voluntary Aid Detachment), at the Crescent Military Hospital, Croydon, 1918-1919

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by A. N. Craven (son) in Dec. 1990.


In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm

Alternative Form Available


Conditions Governing Use

A. N. Craven specifies that publication of any part of this material is to be at his discretion

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