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Collection Level Description: Holiday Diaries of Mabel Pratt

Reference: MSS. Top. gen. c. 123-8, d. 77-93, e. 137
Title: Holiday Diaries of Mabel Pratt
Dates of Creation: 1938-58
Extent: 24 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Scope and Content

Holiday diaries, with some sketch-books, of Mabel Pratt, mainly in England, 1938-68. Most of the diaries contain numerous accomplished pen-and-ink or watercolour drawings (mainly architectural or topographical) with some photographs and memorabilia, and biographical notes on the author.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the Library by Mabel Pratt's daughter in 1987.

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Pratt | Mabel | 1899-1986

England | Description and travel

Great Britain | Topography

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