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'The Comet' school magazine, Ernest Bailey Grammar School, Matlock

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MS. Eng. d. 4072

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A magazine titled The Comet, handwritten and illustrated in a school exercise book. A contents page gives the names of the contributors as S. Bawcutt, G. Bawcutt, and J. Wheeldon. Fol. 1 is inscribed ‘APPROX. 1942-3 1941? / SYLVIA BAWCUTT [AGE 13] / ERNEST BAILEY GRAMMAR SCHOOL / MATLOCK. DERBYSHIRE’. Fol. 31 verso is ascribed to Roger Bawcutt. Folios 49-52 are picture postcards, originally loosely inserted inside the embossed, faux-snakeskin paper wrapper in which the exercise book is bound. Two printed sketches of Christmas puppies have been pasted onto the front paper cover, with the handwritten caption ‘OUR MASCOTS’.

Dates

  • [c.1941]

Extent

52 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries MS. Eng. d. 4072
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. d. 4072

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 6318

Overview

'The Comet' school magazine, Ernest Bailey Grammar School, Matlock

Biographical / Historical

Ernest Bailey Grammar School was located in Matlock, Derbyshire. It merged with Charles White Secondary Modern School in 1982 to form Highfields School.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Provenance unknown, via Bodleian Rare Books, 2009.
Title
'The Comet' school magazine, Ernest Bailey Grammar School, Matlock
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Original catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Harriet Costelloe
Date
2016
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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