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Books and Pamphlets

 

HISTORIES OF MANCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS

 

Sara A. Burstall

The Story of Manchester High School for Girls, 1871 - 1911

Manchester University Press, 1911

 

Mary G Clarke

Manchester High School for Girls. The Story of the School, 1924-1959

Astrid and Martin Huggins, 1974

 

One Hundred Years of Manchester High School for Girls, 1874-1974

Published privately by the school, 1974

 

Manchester High School for Girls: 50 Years at Grangethorpe and 117 Not Out

Published privately by the school, 1991

 

Ruth Camm

The Founding and Fostering of Manchester High School for Girls: A Pionnering School

Unpublished monograph, 2007 


 

DISSERTATIONS AND THESES

 

Karen De Vine

The Progression of Middle Class Girls' Education, 1837 - 1924, with particular reference to Manchester High School for Girls

A dissertation submitted as part of the requirements for the degree of BA [Hons] in Education [part - time] at the University of Manchester 

 

Carly Enkin

An "accepted minority" or "tolerated guests"? Which of these terms better describes the position of Jewish people in Manchester during the Second World War?

A thesis submitted as part of the requirements for the degree of BA in the Honours School of Politics and Modern History at the University of Manchester, April 2008 

 

F E Hewitt

The Foundation of Manchester High School for Girls. A Case Study of the Establishment of a Victorian Middle Class Girls' School

A dissertation submitted as part of the requirements for a B.Ed. Degree at the University of Manchester, 1976

 

Karen Martin

Did the Pankhurst Girls' Education Conform to what is usually Presented as the Typical Victorian Girls' Schooling at the Turn of the Century?

A dissertation submitted as part of the requirements for a BA degree at the University of Birmingham, 2003

 

Karen Martin

Made in Manchester. Were the Pankhurst Girls Merely a Product of their Environment?

A thesis submitted in September 2004 as part of the requirements of an M.Phil degree at the University of Birmingham, 2005.     

 

William J Smith

Manchester High School for Girls. The Pioneering Years, 1874 - 1924

A thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at the University of Manchester, 2004

 

Joan Spencer

Report on the History of the Manchester High School for Girls, 1874-1942 and its Position in the Development of Secondary Education for Girls

Provenance unknown, 1943

 

 

 

BOOKS, PAMPHLETS AND ARTICLES WRITTEN BY MEMBERS OF STAFF OF MANCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS

 

Grace Bradshaw

The High School Cookery Book

Longmans, Green and Co, 1952

 

Sara A Burstall

The Education of Girls in the United States

Swan Sonnenschein and Co. and Macmillan and Co, 1894

 

Sara A Burstall

The Story of the Manchester High School for Girls

Manchester University Press, 1911

 

Sara A Burstall

The Hallowing of Humanity in the Kingdom of Christ

 

Sara A Burstall

The Old Testament: its Growth and Message: a handbook for younger students and the unlearned

Edward Arnold, 1923

 

Sara A Burstall

Retrospect and Prospect: Sixty Years of Women's Education

Longmans, Green and Co, 1933

 

Angela Cater

The Adventures of Sailor Sam

tabby Cat Press, Manchester, 2007 

 

Angela Cater

A Perfect Nest for Mrs Mallard

Tabby Cat Press, Manchester, 2009

 

Angela Cater

Rickie the Raccoon Learns about Recycling

tabby Cat Press, Manchester, 2009

 

Angela Cater

Sailor Sam and the Two Sicknesses

Tabby Cat Press, Manchester, 2007

 

Mary G Clarke

Manchester High School for Girls: the Story of the School: 1924 - 1959

 

Mary G Clarke

A Short Life of Ninety Years

Astrid and Martin Huggins, 1973 

 

Kathleen Cottrell

Anthony Purver, Quaker

No publisher's name or date of publication

 

Maud Jepson

Anatomical Atlas

John Murray, London, 1943

 

Christine A Joy

The Manchester High School for Girls Archive

RecordKeeping Winter 2007

 

Christine A Joy

The Manchester High School for Girls Archive

History of Education Researcher, November 2006

 

Christine A Joy

Conflicts between the Governors and Headmistresses of Manchester High School for Girls and its Satellite Schools

History of Education Researcher, May 2007   

 

Christine A Joy

A Model Girls' School: the Founding of Manchester High School for Girls

HerStoria, Issue 4, Winter 2009 

 

Laura Seddon

A Gallery of Greetings

Manchester Polytechnic, 1992

 

Tom Stableford

The Literary Appreciation of Russian Writers

Cambridge University Press, 1981

 

 

 

BOOKS, PAMPHLETS AND ARTICLES WRITTEN BY FORMER PUPILS OF MANCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS

 

Isabelle Anscombe

Arts and Crafts Style

Phaidon Press, 1999

 

Isabelle Anscombe

A Woman's Touch. Women in Design from 1860 to the Present Day

Virago Press, 1984

 

Isabelle Anscombe

Omega and After. Bloomsbury and the Decorative Arts

Thames and Hudson, 1999

 

Isobel Baillie

Never Sing Louder than Lovely: an autobiography

Hutchinson, 1982

 

Catherine Bradley

Hitler and the Third Reich

Franklin Watts, 1990

 

Catherine Bradley

Kazakstan

Franklin Watts, 1992

 

Angela Brazil

Captain Peggie

Blackie, [undated]

 

Angela Brazil

A Fourth Form Friendship

Blackie, [undated]

 

Angela Brazil

The Little Green School

Blackie, [undated]

 

Angela Brazil

The Madcap of the School

Blackie, [undated]

 

Angela Brazil

The School by the Sea

Blackie, [undated]

 

Carousel for Cheshire

Poetry Now, 1996

One of the poems in the collection was written by Jasmin Wan

 

Jennifer Coates

Men Talk

Blackwell, 2003

 

Jennifer Coates

Women, Men and Language

Longman, 1993

 

Jennifer Coates

Women Talk

Blackwell, 1996

 

Philippa Esdaile

Economic Biology, Part I: Harmful and Useful Animals

University of London Press, 1927

 

Monica Furlong [editor]

Our Childhood's Pattern. Memories of Growing Up Christian

Mowbray, 1995

Contains a chapter by Ann Peart

 

Susan Gregory [nee Yarker]

Martini- on- the- Rocks and other Stories

Kestrel Books, 1984

 

Susan Gregory [nee Yarker] and Richard Gill

Mastering the Novels of Jane Austen

Palgrave, 2003

 

Helen Hackett [nee Cobb]

Virgin Mother, Maiden Queen. Elizabeth I and the Cult of the Virgin Mary

Macmillan, 1995

 

Helen Hackett [nee Cobb]

Women and Romance Fiction in the English Renaissance

Cambridge University Press, 2000

 

Barbara Haigh

The Journeys of Edith Boon

Central Publishing, 2001

 

Fay Hartley [nee Oliver]

A Glossop Apothecary: The History of Pharmacy at 7 High Street West, Glossop

Country Books, 2009 

 

Katie Heywood

Remembering Didsbury

Didsbury Magazine, Issue 54, May 2008

 

Hans Baumann, translated by Stella Humphries 

Lion Gate and Labyrinth

Oxford University Press, 1967   

 

Rowena Loverance

The Anglo - Saxons,

BBC Publications, 1992

 

Rowena Loverance

Byzantium

British Museum Publications, 1988

 

Janet Momsen

Gender and Development

Routledge, second edition, 2010

 

Maria Perry

Sisters to the King

Andre Deutsch, 1998

 

Maria Perry

The Word of a Prince. A Life of Elizabeth I from Contemporary Documents

The Boydell Press, 1990

 

Stories for a Prince

Hamish Hamilton, 1983

A collection of stories which were the winning entries in a national schools competition entitled, "A royal book at bedtime," to write a story for Prince William. One of the stories was written by Alex McKenna.

 

Laura Seddon

A Gallery of Greetings

Manchester Polytechnic, 1992

 

Elfrida Vipont

Arnold Rowntree: A Life

Bannisdale Press, 1965

 

Elfrida Vipont

Blow the Man Down

Oxford University Press, 1947

 

Elfrida Vipont

Changes at Dowbiggins

Lutterworth Press, 1960

 

Elfrida Vipont

Flowering Spring

Oxford University Press, 1960

 

Elfrida Vipont,

Henry Purcell and his Times

Lutterworth Press, 1959

 

Elfrida Vipont

The High Way. A Religious Anthology

Oxford University Press, 1957

 

Elfrida Vipont

The Lark in the Morn

Oxford University Press, 1953

 

Elfrida Vipont

Sparks among the Stubble

Oxford University Press, 1954

 

Elfrida Vipont

The Spring of the Year

Oxford University Press, 1957

 

Elfrida Vipont

The Story of Christianity in Britain

Michael Joseph, 1960

 

Elfrida Vipont

Weaver of Dreams. The Girlhood of Charlotte Bronte

Hamish Hamilton, 1966

 

Elfrida Vipont

What About Religion?

London Museum Press, 1961

 

Emily White

At the Meeting of Valleys. The Story of Pott Shrigley and its Church

Pott Shrigley Parochial Church Council, 1994

 

Emily White

Pott Shrigley: A Village School. The Story of 500 Years of Education

Pott Shrigley Church of England Primary School, 1992

 

Janet Wolff and Mike Savage [editors]

Culture in Manchester: Institutions and Urban Change since 1850

Manchester University Press, 2013 

 

Gina Wilson,

Cora Ravenwing

Puffin Books, 1986

 

OTHER BOOKS, PAMPHLETS AND ARTICLES ASSOCIATED WITH MANCHESTER HIGH SCHOOL FOR GIRLS

Robert Bell

The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Volume III

Charles Griffin, [undated]

Pasted onto the front cover is a bookplate on which is printed, "The Manchester High School for Girls, Portland Terrace, Oxford Road."

 

Robert Bell

The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Volume IV

Charles Griffin, [undated]

Pasted onto the front cover is a bookplate on which is printed, "The Manchester High School for Girls, Portland Terrace, Oxford Road."

 

Robert Bell

The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Volume V

Charles Griffin, [undated]

Pasted onto the front cover is a bookplate on which is printed, "The Manchester High School for Girls, Portland Terrace, Oxford Road."

 

Robert Bell

The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Volume VI

Charles Griffin, [undated]

Pasted onto the front cover is a bookplate on which is printed, "The Manchester High School for Girls, Portland Terrace, Oxford Road."

 

Robert Bell

The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Volume VII

Charles Griffin, [undated]

Pasted onto the front cover is a bookplate on which is printed, "The Manchester High School for Girls, Portland Terrace, Oxford Road."

 

Robert Bell

The Poetical Works of Geoffrey Chaucer, Volume VIII

Charles Griffin, [undated]

Pasted onto the front cover is a bookplate on which is printed, "The Manchester High School for Girls, Portland Terrace, Oxford Road."

 

Christina De Bellaigne

Educating Women: Schooling and Identity in England and France, 1800 - 1867

Oxford University Press, 2007

 

John Black

"Educating the Girls!" The Clerical and Secretarial Curriculum at Manchester High School for Girls within its Social Context, 1900 - 1920

History of Education Researcher, November 2009 

 

Barry Blades

Roll of Honour: Schooling and the Great War, 1914 - 1919

Pen and Sword Military Publications, 2015

 

Robyn Claydon

Abbotsleigh: A Walk through Time

Ambassador Press, 1984.

The following is inscribed on the flyleaf, "Presented to Manchester High School by Abbotsleigh School, Wahroongg, Australia in honour of their foundress, Miss Miriam Clarke, a former teacher of Manchester High School. November 1985."

 

Allen Chaffee

Tawny goes Hunting

John Murray, 1938

On the cover is an embossed school stamp and inside is a school bookplate recording that the book was given to Gene Robinson in recognition of good work in IV Transitus in July 1938. 

 

Dawn and Peter Cope

Postcards from the Nursery. The Illustrators of Children's Books and Postcards, 1900 - 1950

New Cavendish Books, 2000

Includes a section about May Smith

 

U Waldo Cutler

Stories of King Arthur and his Knights

Harrap, 1932

On the inside cover is a school bookplate on which is inscribed, "Presented by the Governors to D. Stappleton in recognition of exemplary diligence and good work in Upper IV A." This is dated 28th July 1933.

 

Description of a Unique Tour of the Holy Land

1904

A very small hard backed book. Inside the front cover is a Manchester High School bookplate on which is written, "Susie Taylor, Upper II."

 

I B Fallows

William Hulme and His Trust

Phillimore, 2008

 

Andrew Lang

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Blackwood 1901

This book was donated to the Manchester High School library by Robert D Darbyshire in 1902.

 

Manchester Association for Promoting the Higher Education of Women.

Memorial to the Governors of Owens College, 1877

 

Frances Jenkins Olcott,

Stories from the Arabian Nights

Harrap, 1931

On the inside cover is a school bookplate on which is inscribed, "Presented by the Governors to J Copper in recognition of good work in Form II." This is dated July 1934.

 

Kathleen Ollerenshaw

The Girls' School. The Future of the Public and Other Independent Schools for Girls in the Context of State Education

Faber and Faber, 1967.

 

Our Early Years: from Carrie Morrison to Present Day

A history of the Association of Women Solicitors

Links AWS, Issue 8, Winter 2002/2003 

 

Susan Pares

Displaced by War: Gertrude Powicke and Quaker Relief in France and Poland: 1915 - 1919

Francis Boutle Publishers: 2015 

 

Lawrence Pilkington

An Alpine Valley and other Poems

Longmans, Green and Co., 1924

Illustrated with woodcuts by Margaret Pilkington

 

Anne Powell

Women in the War Zone: Hospital Service in the First World War

The History Press, 2009

 

Marjorie and C H B Quennell

The Good Old Days

Batsford, 1935

On the inside cover is a school bookplate on which is inscribed, "Presented by the Governors to M Brabbs in recognition of good work in Botany." This is dated July 1936

 

Racine

Theatre Complet

Firmin - Didot, Paris, 1874

Inside the front cover is a flyleaf on which is the inscription, "Worcester Royal Free Grammar School, Christmas 1876, First Prize, II Class French, awarded to Frank Padmore."

 

Marelene Rayner-Canham and Geoff Rayner-Canham

Chemistry was their Life: Pioneer British Women Chemists, 1880 - 1949

Imperial College Press, 2008

 

Shakespeare

As You Like

The school label is glued to the cover with the name Clara Walker who was a pupil at the school between 1894 and 1899.

 

Shakespeare

King Richard II

The school label is glued to the cover with the name Clara Walker who was a pupil at the school between 1894 and 1899.  

 

Shakespeare

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

Clarendon Press, undated

On the inside cover is a school bookplate on which is inscribed, "Presented to Constance Grant "in recognition of exemplary diligence and good work." 

 

Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Island

Cassell, 1933

On the inside cover is a school bookplate on which is inscribed, "Presented by the Governors to J Copper in recognition of good work in Form II." This is dated July 1934.

 

Tennyson

The Complete Works of Tennyson

Clarendon Press, undated

On the inside cover is a school bookplate on which is inscribed, "Presented to Constance Grant "in recognition of exemplary diligence and good work."

 

Titus Luctretius

De Rerum Natura, Book VI

Glasgow, 1749

Inside is the inscription, "Joan W Silverwood, 1942, Grangethorpe, 1940." It was sent to the school with a card explaining, "Soon after the landmine destroyed much of Grangethorpe in the Christmas holidays 1940, we were asked to help salvage books from the rubble of the library. Finally we were allowed to keep one book each. I chose this Lucretius which I used at university in 1942. It has recently been restored by an antique book restorer and I am pleased to return it to the library. Joan Newey [nee Silverwood, 1935 - 1942]."      

 

Alexis de Tocqueville

L'Ancien Regime et La Revolution

Michel Levy, Paris, 1866

Pasted onto the front cover is a bookplate on which is printed, "Manchester Association for Promoting the Education of Women. Lending Library."

 

Alexis de Tocqueville

De la Democratie en Amerique, Volume I

Michel Levy, Paris, 1868

Pasted onto the front cover is a bookplate on which is printed, "The Manchester High School for Girls, Portland Terrace, Oxford Road."

 

Alexis de Tocqueville

De la Democratie en Amerique, Volume II

Michel Levy, Paris, 1868

Pasted onto the front cover is a bookplate on which is printed, "The Manchester High School for Girls, Portland Terrace, Oxford Road."

 

Alexis de Tocqueville

De la Democratie en Amerique, Volume III

Michel Levy, Paris, 1868

Pasted onto the front cover is a bookplate on which is printed, "The Manchester High School for Girls, Portland Terrace, Oxford Road."

 

T F Tout

Chapters in the Administrative History of Medieval England, Volume I

Manchester University Press, 1920

 

T F Tout

Chapters in the Administrative History of Medieval England, Volume II

Manchester University Press, 1920 edition

 

T F Tout

Chapters in the Administrative History of Medieval England, Volume II

Manchester University Press, 1928 edition 

 

T F Tout

Chapters in the Administrative History of Medieval England, Volume II

Manchester University Press, 1930 edition

Chapter XVIII, Section I was written by Hilda Johnstone.

Chapter XVIII, Section II was written by Margaret Sharp.

 

T F Tout

Chapters in the Administrative History of Medieval England, Volume VI

Manchester University Press, 1933

 

T F Tout

The Collected Papers of Thomas Frederick Tout

Manchester University Press, 1932

On the flyleaf is the following inscription: "For the Manchester High School Library when it is being built up again at Grangethorpe after the blitz from Mary Tout. This volume has a memoir of Thomas Frederick Tout, for many years Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Manchester High School. The opening memoir is by Prof F M Powicke [later Sir Maurice] with an addition by May Tout on T F Tout as a citizen and me by [sic] Prof Samuel Alexander of Prof Tout and the University of Manchester." This is dated May 1950.    

 

 

 


AUTOBIOGRAPHIES AND BIOGRAPHIES

 

Isobel Baillie

Never Sing Louder than Lovely

Hutchinson, 1982

 

Sara A. Burstall, with a Preface by Sir Michael Sadler

Retrospect and Prospect: Sixty Years of Women's Education

Longmans, Green and Co., 1933

 

John Coatman

Portrait of an Englishwoman

A life of Theodora Coatman [nee Pitt]

 

Mary G. Clarke

A Short Life of Ninety Years,

Astrid and Martin Huggins, 1973

 

Kathleen Hale

A Slender Reputation. An Autobiography

Frederick Warne, 1994

 

Mary Hambleton [editor]

Our Working Lives. A Millennium Project by 20 Manchester Women Doctors

Medical Women's Federation, 2001

Includes a chapter about Helen Lewis

 

Kathleen Hendry

Don't Ask Me Why: Sixty Years a Woman Minister

The United Reformed Church of the United Kingdom, 1991

 

Compiled by I B Horner with the help of E A Howarth

Alice M. Cooke, A Memoir

Manchester University Press, 1940.

 

Carole Malone

The Richard and Judy Story

Virgin, 1996

A life of Judy Finnigan

 

A Life of Sister Mary Cephas, S.H.C.J. [Maud Wahltuch]

Small, unbound, printed pamphlet with a hand written title.

Printed privately

 

 

 

 

THE BRITISH FEDERATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN

 

History of the British Federation of University Women, 1907 - 1957

A small blue pamphlet

 

British Federation of University Women Ltd

Small leaflet with photographs describing the aims and facilities of the British Federation of University Women and Crosby Hall

 

Crosby Hall. The Five Hundredth Anniversary

A small leaflet describing the history of Crosby Hall before its acquisition by the British Federation of University Women

 

Crosby Hall

A single sheet describing the facilities at Crosby Hall, a photograph and a map

 

 

 

 

MANCHESTER UNIVERSITY

 

The University of Manchester Women's Union, Students' Handbook, 1948 - 1949

A small brown book containing the following:

  • Photographs and names of officers and committee members
  • A list of past Presidents of the Women's Union
  • A description of the Union and its facilities
  • The Constitution
  • Descriptions of Societies

The University of Manchester Women's Union, Students' Handbook, 1951 - 1952

The contents are the same as those in the Handbook for 1948 - 1949 [see above]

 

University of Manchester Graduate Magazine

            1985: complete

            1989: an extract describing the work of Philippa Esdaile

            1990: an extract

            1995: an extract

            1996: an extract

            1997: an extract

            1998: complete

            Undated: complete

 

Looking Back: The University of Manchester

The University of Manchester Press, 1996

A collection of photographs illustrating on the history of Manchester University with short commentaries.

 

Looking Back: The University of Manchester, Volume II

The University of Manchester Press, 2001

A collection of photographs illustrating the history of Manchester University with short commentaries.  

 

A B Robertson, Manchester, Owens College and the Higher Education of Women: "A large hole for the cat and a small one for the kitten."

Offprint of the Bulletin of the John Rylands University Library of Manchester, Volume 77, Number 1, Spring 1995 

 

 

RELIGIOUS BOOKS

 

Biblia Sacra

A Vulgate edition of the Bible, 1863

Inside the front cover is an inscription, "From Miss Day's Library, Sept. 1917."

 

Sara A Burstall

The Hallowing of Humanity in the Kingdom of Christ

The twenty seventh in a series of lectures on What is Christianity?

A small pamphlet, undated

 

Sara A. Burstall

The Old Testament, Its Growth and Message. A Handbook for Younger Students and the Unlearned

Edward Arnold, 1923

 

F. A. Cockin

War Time Discussions: Praying in War Time

Student Christian Movement Press Ltd, 1940

 

Hymnal of the Manchester High School for Girls

No publisher or date of publication.

 

Hymns and Prayers: Manchester High School for Girls, 1985

A small, yellow ring bound volume

 

Prayers and Hymns for Use in Schools

Oxford University Press, no date of publication

 

Hugh Martin, editor

Prayers in Time of War

Student Christian Movement Press Ltd, fifth edition, March 1943

 

 

 

 

VARIOUS

 

N J Frangopulo

Foreign Communities in Victorian Manchester

Manchester Review, Spring - Summer 1965

 

Patricia Gray

Grangethorpe Hospital, Rusholme, 1917 - 1929

Reprinted from the Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, Volume 78, 1975

Richmond Press, Wilmslow, no date of publication

 

Janet Howarth

Public Schools, Safety Nets and Educational Ladders: the Classification of Girls' Secondary Schools, 1880 - 1914

Offprint from the Oxford Review of Education, Volume 11, Number 1, 1985

 

Christine A Joy

The Manchester High School for Girls Archive

Offprint from the History of Education Researcher, Number 78, November 2006

 

Christine A Joy

Conflicts between the Governors and Headmistresses of Manchester High School for Girls and its Preparatory and Satellite Schools

Offprint from the History of Education Researcher, Number 79, May 2007 

 

Manchester Memoirs 

Journal of the Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society, Volume 137, 1998 - 1999

Includes the following articles: Margaret Pilkington and her Contemporaries, Marjorie Alice Stevenson: Memoirs.

 

Duncan Measor

Broughton House, 1916, A Brief History

No publisher or date of publication

 

Ordnance Survey Map, Victoria Park, 1889

Reprint of an original map.

 

June Purvis

the Prison Experiences of the Suffragettes in Edwardian Britain

Offprint from the Women's History Review, Volume 4, Number 1, 1995

 

June Purvis

A "Pair of ........Infernal Queens"? A Re - assessment of the Dominant Representations of Emmeline and Christabel Pankhurst, First Wave Feminists in Edwardian Britain

Offprint from the Women's History Review, Volume 5, Number 2, 1996

 

Song Book of the Manchester High School for Girls

J Galt and Co, Manchester, 1909

A small blue, soft backed book containing the words of various songs

 

 

 

 

UNPUBLISHED MATERIAL

 

Boarding House Chronicle

A small brown exercise book kept in a blue folder which has embroidered in white on the front, "Boarding House Chronicle, MHSG."

Written by Muriel Alice Bedson and Constance May Gill.

It contains a handwritten record of activities and events which took place between 1 May 1901 and 12 March 1903 at the Manchester High School boarding house, 1 Addison Terrace, Victoria Park, Manchester. 

At the back are short notes on the lives after leaving school of the following: Gertrude Potter, Rachel Barker, Jennie Blezard, Jessie Clarkson. The book also contains a hand written programme of a performance of a play, "Breaking the News."

 

Ann Hignett

Journey Book, MHSG

A hand written diary of a visit to Paris and Rouen in 1953 

Contains the following:

  • A list of participants
  • A detailed account of activities
  • The itinerary
  • A history of France written in French
  • Customs regulations
  • Tickets
  • A map

Nature Note Book

The botany homework book belonging to Margaret Pilkington and illustrated by her.

 

Felicity Murdo-Smith [nee Simpson]

The School Trip to Italy 1959

A had-written diary of the school trip to Italy in 1959 including descriptions of Rome, Florence, Assisi, Pisa and Sienna. Includes several postcards and memorabilia.   

 

MHSG Leavers 07

An A4 hard backed book bound in blue and with the school logo on the cover. Contains contributions by the Senior VI girls who left the school in July 2007.  

 

 

 

   
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