RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 389/ADM/5/56
Alt Ref NoEUL MS 389/2898
Extent1 volume
TitleDiary 1956
DescriptionThe Boots Chemists Scribbling Diary for 1956. Entries relate mainly to administrative matters, worship, correspondence, and visitors. Also includes references to the management of the farm and livestock; the health of members of the community; the weather; maintenance and cleaning of the property; giving and receiving gifts; birthdays; postulants; the central heating; visits from the Bishop of Plymouth; and food.
Physical DescriptionLarge hardback volume. Contains several inserts, including a letter to the abbess from Father Leo Smith; a newspaper clipping entitled 'Man's Sensitivity to Radiation: Estimating Effects of Thermonuclear Test Explosions'; a letter from the private secretary to the Queen to the Lady Abbess dated 27 June 1938; a piece of 'Fords' blotting paper; and some handwritten notes of numbers.
Access StatusOpen
Creator_NameSyon Abbey (1415-2011); Bridgettine
DS/UK/287Syon Abbey; 1415-2011; Bridgettine1415-2011
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