RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 105/15
Extent3 items
Title'1976 Brittany', also other non-Breton topics
DescriptionContents of crisps box labelled '1976 Brittany' (now contained in two archival file boxes and original cream-coloured tin), also relating to other non-Breton topics (1865, 1920s-1980s). Contains:

1. Alphabetical research file cards on animals (incl. werewolves) and trees (contained in small cream-coloured tin)

2. Research notebooks; typed ms (loose-paged) of R. Pearse Chope, 'Devonshire Calendar Customs, Part II-- Fixed Festivals', with aletter re. Chope and his manuscripts, from Charles Laycock (?) to 'Mr. Lake', dated 22 Feb. 1938. Also includes the following inscribed booklets: A Variety of Verse by Canon Robert Winnett (1983), and L'Arbre Transparent, by Anne-Marie Désert (friends of TB)

3. Assorted research notes, clippings, offprints, photocopies and correspondence (incl. set from P. Kervennic, and several from Anne-Marie Désert, including some material on Brittany:
One small packet of postcards and b/w photographs of church carvings
Blue folder with items re. Brittany.
Rough typescript mss re. Devon ghosts
Brown folder labelled 'Traditional Devon Ghosts', with typed ms, correspondence and clippings
Board envelope with long letter and drawings from ?Hadley Climo
Portions of 'Ecclesiastical Commissioners' (c.1865), regarding returns related to Queen Anne's Bounty, Augmentation of Benefices, and returns from cathedral and collegiate churches
Printed material
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameBrown; Theodora (1914-1993); folklorist; known as Theo
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