Hilda Craven papers

Archive Collection

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

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

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

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

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

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed

Conditions Governing Use

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

Family Names