Mr Cooke (thank you)

A recent acquisition of 77 volumes. All pocket diaries ranging from leather bound to silver encased to Charles Letts edition diaries, to plastic diaries and simple slim papar notebooks cum diary. The diaries contain the odd newspaper cutting of note and all contain references to church dates; the early diaries often contain illustrations of mechanical designs and lists of numbers or formulas, and later diaries contain fewer references to mechanical design and more to physical ailments. The date range starts in 1922 when Mr Cooke is 10 years old. The entries are brief. In the 1920s references include childhood activities, [...]

2018-11-29T12:35:34+00:00By |Collections, Latest News|