Photograph album (July 1915-June 1918); 21 picture postcards (n.d.); 40 photographs (1915-1918, n.d.); Manuscript recollections "Flax Picking" (n.d.); 4 manuscript letters and one postcard from friends in Germany and Finland (22 Dec. 1938-29 July 1945); 2 Fire Precautions certificates (n.d.); Ration book (7 July 1941); Typescript extract relating to presents sent to a ship (n.d.); Manuscript letter from the Secretary of the British Ship Adoption Society (17 Jan. 1943); Typescript letter from the Secretary of the British Ship Adoption Society, with covering note (22 Sep. 1945, 23 Oct. 1945); Press cuttings relating to ship adoption, with accompanying letter from The Yorkshire Evening Post (n.d., 29 Nov. 1952).
Gladys New papers
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- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection DF 095
- Dates of Creation1915-1952
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; manuscript, typescript, postcards, photographs, press cuttings, and printed material Includes a ration book
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Administrative / Biographical History
Gladys D. New (b. 1896 at Birkenhead) was educated at Liverpool University. She served as a volunteer at a British Red Cross hospital at Latchford, near Warrington, in 1915, and at Myrtle Auxiliary Hospital, Liverpool, in 1918. She also undertook agricultural work in 1916 and 1918. She was a geography teacher at Leeds Girls High School during the Second World War, and also volunteered as a fire fighter.
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