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Two album scrapbooks compiled by Gabrielle Pike


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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.


  • Creation: 1949-1988


0.5 Linear metres (2 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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.

Related Materials

Loose leaves removed from these volumes are catalogued as MS. Eng. c. 6768. A printed flyer advertising George Pike, The Story of Cothill (1991) is at MS. Eng. c. 6859, fols. 83-84.

Catalogue of two album scrapbooks compiled by Gabrielle Pike
Finding aid prepared by Original catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Harriet Costelloe
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