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Material concerning Balliol College and Oxford during the Great War


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A collection of material made by Hilda Margaret Pickard-Cambridge concerning Balliol College and Oxford during the First World War. It consists of two scrap-book volumes: volume IV of a series entitled 'Oxford during the war', 1917-18; and volume II of a series containing letters and printed material relating to Balliol men killed in action.


  • 1917-24


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Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 664].
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MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 664-5

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13554

Biographical / Historical

Hilda Margaret Pickard-Cambridge (fl. 1914-46) was the wife of Sir Arthur Pickard-Cambridge (1873-1952), who was a Fellow of Balliol College, 1897-1929.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Found in the Library in 1974.

Related Materials

See also an account by Hilda M. Pickard-Cambridge of her escape from Germany after the beginning of the First World War (MS. Eng. misc. d. 790).


Volume II (d. 665) was used in compiling Balliol College war memorial book, 1914-19 (privately printed, Glasgow, 1924).
Material concerning Balliol College and Oxford during the Great War
Susan Thomas
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom