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Contains 7 Results:


Three hand-made notebooks, with illustrations and maps, on English history, [c.1919]

Made during the short period when Molly Crowfoot was teaching her children herself at Nettleham near Lincoln (Ferry pp.17-18). Comprising: 1) 'Early Times' (A.12) 2) 'The coming of the Saxons, the Danes and the Normans' (A.13) 3) 'From Henry II to Edward II' (A.14)
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7923/1-3
Extents: 3 items
Dates: [c.1919]

Small red leather covered book, mainly containing hymns and pious poems in the hands of John and Molly Crowfoot, [c.1920]

Some poems in Hodgkin's hand are included: 'The Rooks', signed 'D.M. Crowfoot Jan 17th 1920 Nettleham Hall' and 'A Wonderful Voyage' with a later manuscript note 'written by D. Crowfoot aged 11-13. N.B. When I wrote this I had not read "Ancient Mariner" '. Also included on a loose page is a poem 'To Betty'.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7923/4
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: [c.1920]

'Nature Diary', small notebook with brown paper cover, [?1920]

Entries run 10 June-12 Aug. (no year), with water-colour illustrations of birds, flowers etc. Entry for 17 July refers to her mother dyeing fabrics.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7923/5
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: [?1920]

'Nature Note Book P.N.E.U. [Parents National Education Union]', ?1918-1922

Hodgkin attended a P.N.E.U. school at Burgess Hill, Sussex, 1918, and the book (descriptions of wild flowers with water-colour illustrations) may have been started then. Several drawings are dated 1922.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7923/6
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: ?1918-1922

'Chemistry Notebook of experiments done at home. Dorothy M. Crowfoot', 1924

Small dark green notebook, both ends of book used. Notes on Borax beeds (sic) and other experiments, one dated 1924, perhaps dating from work to amuse her sisters when in quarantine for mumps (Ferry pp.28-29).
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7923/7
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 1924

'Joan Crowfoot. Science Chemistry', also notes on 'Borax beads', 1924

Small red and green notebook, containing various experiments ticked, one marked 7½/10 (?by Dorothy), from same period as MS. Eng. c. 7923/7.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7923/8
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 1924

Three notebooks of Diana ('Dilly') Crowfoot, from Farmhouse School, Wendover, Buckinghamshire, c.1928-1931

The school was run by Isabel Fry, sister of Margery, who encouraged Molly Crowfoot about Dorothy's entrance to Somerville College Oxford. (Ferry p.33). Comprises: 9) 'Form IVa Farm notes' (A.20) 10) 'Form VI Farm notes' (A.21) 11) No title. Pasted in press-cuttings on agricultural topics (A.22)
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7923/9-11
Extents: 3 Volumes
Dates: c.1928-1931