Cynthia Taylor papers

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection DF 125
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  • Physical Description
      5 boxes and one outsize file; manuscript, typescript, photographs, postcards, maps, a press cutting, and printed material

Scope and Content

Bound, manuscript and typescript recollections "In Reverse" (n.d.); Photograph album (n.d.); 223 childhood photographs (n.d.); 2 childhood photographs in case (n.d.); School exercise books (1909-1914, n.d.); Notebook with manuscript verse (8-9 Dec. 1924); Large, framed pencil portrait of Sir Robert Taylor (father) (n.d.); Reprint from The Times (28 Feb. 1940); Scrapbook diary of travel to New York and New Zealand (n.d.); Scrapbook diary (1926); 6 postcards of Fountains Abbey and Stump Cross Caverns (n.d.); Christmas card (n.d.); Manuscript Bible notes (n.d.); Typescript letter from Bonamy Dobre, Leeds University (23 Nov. 1954); Manuscript letter from unidentified correspondent (22 Oct. 1954); Manuscript letter to unidentified correspondent (n.d.); Manuscript prose and verse (n.d.); Typescript letter from Ernest R. Wood & Son, Solicitors, with typescript list of securities (1 Jan. 1940); 3 land agents' maps of freehold residential estates at Garston, Hertfordshire (1918); Auction catalogues relating to "Kytes" at Garston, Hertfordshire (17 June 1918, 25 Nov. 1918); St John Ambulance Association certificate (Mar. 1939); Press release relating to recollections "In Reverse" (n.d.); 2 photographs of painting "Lord of All Time and Space" (n.d.); Bound, typescript verse "The Divine Plan" (n.d.); ca. 200 letters and postcards to Cynthia G. Taylor (1910-1984).

Administrative / Biographical History

Cynthia Gertrude Taylor (later Aked) (b. 1901) was a schoolgirl during the First World War

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Antonia Spowers (daughter) in 1996 and 1997. See Research Correspondence File.


In English

Other Finding Aids

Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy)

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

See AIR 002: Aked, HLC (future husband). See also GA: Boer War: Myers, J.