Two album scrapbooks compiled by Gabrielle Pike
Two album scrapbooks compiled by Gabrielle Pike, 1949-1957, 1984-1988. The contents, relating to family occasions and current events, include photographs, printed ephemera, newspaper cuttings, letters and a few signatures of notable people. Some of the material predates 1949.
0.5 Linear metres (2 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. b. 2103].
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MSS. Eng. b. 2103-2104
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 11917
Two album scrapbooks compiled by Gabrielle Pike, 1949-1988.
Biographical / Historical
Gabrielle Pike was the daughter of Edward Sydney Woods, Bishop of Lichfield, and a relative of Elizabeth Fry. Former Chairman [sic] of the Federation of Women’s Institutes (1961) and sister of Janet Stone, she was particularly interested in the Royal Family (members of which she knew), in Society events, and the doings of Cothill House preparatory school, of which her husband, George, became Headmaster.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by Gabrielle Pike, c. 1996.
- Catalogue of two album scrapbooks compiled by Gabrielle Pike
- Finding aid prepared by Original catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Harriet Costelloe
- Language of description