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Manuscript journal ascribed to Marie Pearce-Serocold

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MS. 15588

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Manuscript journal ascribed to Marie (Minna) Pearce-Serocold, containing humorous and satirical accounts of river trips undertaken in Oxfordshire and Berkshire, Jul 1887 and May 1890, and one poem, in a similar tone, ascribed to Marie's father, Charles Pearce-Serocold. The accounts are accompanied by illustrations in ink and pencil, some pasted-in. The journal also includes pasted-in Thames Conservancy tickets for the passage of a pleasure boat through locks and weirs.

Dates

  • July 1887-May 1890

Extent

1 volume

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 15588].
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Shelfmark:

MS. 15588

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15588

Overview

Manuscript journal ascribed to Marie Pearce-Serocold.

Biographical / Historical

Marie Pearce-Serocold (1861-1949) was a Buckinghamshire antiquary.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Susanne Schulz-Falster Rare Books, Oct 2018, with the help of the Rose Fund.
Title
Manuscript journal ascribed to Marie Pearce-Serocold
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Meg Woodward
Date
2019
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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