File EMGC-03-04 - Miscellaneous collection of Index cards

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Miscellaneous collection of Index cards


  • 1946- 1957 (Creation)

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1 box

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(30 September 1882 - April 1959)


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This file contains handwritten index cards which can be best described as a miscellaneous series of documents. There are several groups in one box relating to different topics.

The first section of index cards concerns general subject matter and is organised alphabetically. The second section of handwritten index cards are divided into the following subsections of place names: Cocking ; Cockingforge ; Birdham ; Bishopstone ; Fishbourne ; Nutbourne ; Pagham ; Sidlesham ; Shipley ; Chethurst ; Ipling ; Linch ; Trotton and Stedham.

The third group is a collection of index cards held together by elastic band entitled Merioneth. The fourth group of handwritten index cards and notes are arranged by alphabetical order following directly on from the Merioneth collection. The fifth group is a collection of alphabetised handwritten index cards on Sussex. This collection used to include 3 photographs.

The sixth category is a collection of handwritten notes and index cards on Heyshott. The seventh group consists of handwritten index cards which used to contain 5 illustrated postcards.

The seventh group is organised into the following subsections: Cornwall ; Cheshire ; Durham ; Essex; Hampshire; Kent; Oxford ; Norfolk ; Lincolnshire ; Salop ; Staffordshire ; Suffolk ; Surrey ; Warwick ; Yorkshire ; Wales ; Lewisham, Shetland Orkney and W. ham.

The eighth group is entitled “Calico Printers. Four Mills. R. Lee” comprising of handwritten notes on index cards arranged in alphabetical order while the ninth group is a collection of handwritten index cards entitled Shetland Orkney. In addition, there is also a book of handwritten notes starting with Barony Mill Birsay. There are two pages of folded up handwritten notes on Scotland Highlands islands, a note from Mr David Davidson addressed to Miss Gardner, a copy of article entitled “Orkney's changing agriculture” by Alexander Calder, a loose page of handwritten notes, handwritten note from W. Jacobson addressed to Miss Gardner as well as two handwritten postcards (not illustrated).

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