Catalogue of Memoirs of Mabel McCorry

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Memoirs of Mabel McCorry

1905-mid 20th century

Three notebooks containing memoirs by Mabel McCorry (fl 1877-1963), probably compiled in the 1950s.

Extent: 0.15 Linear metres, 4 physical shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. d. 3257-3259; Photogr. c. 78, fol. 32.

Biographical History

Mabel McCorry, fl 1877-1963.

Scope and Content

Three notebooks containing memoirs compiled, probably in the 1950s, by Mabel McCorry. Comprises:


Given to the Library with MS. Photogr. c. 78, fol. 32 (photograph of the compiler) by the compiler's niece, Mrs. Finola Moore, in 1999.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. d. 3257, fols. 1-2].

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

McCorry | Mabel | fl 1877-1963


20th century
Argentina -- Description and travel
Italy -- Description and travel
Spain -- Description and travel

Descriptive List

Memoirs of family, friends
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3257
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 93 pages

Scope and Content

Includes (pp. 76-92) servants.

Accounts of travels and incidents, mainly in Italy and Spain
Date: c.1910-1930
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3258
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 81 pages

Scope and Content

Including (pp. 18-43) 'Notable people I have seen'

Account of visits to Argentina
Date: 1905-1954
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 3259
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 102 pages

Scope and Content

(pp. 59-102) are blank.

Photograph of Mabel McCory
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing.
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. c. 78, fol. 32.
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 item

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