Item 1 - George Sprittles Scrapbook

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GB 2830 POL/5/1


George Sprittles Scrapbook


  • 1916 - 1919 (Creation)

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1 scrapbook containing photographs and printed matter

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Original scrapbook was held by Iain Poole, retired Lecturer at Leeds Met who was gifted the book by Sprittle’s neice Joyce Pogson, who had been a Principal Lecturer in History at the City of Leeds and Carnegie College. Iain Poole donated it to the archive in 2007.

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Iain Poole

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The scrapbook contains mainly photographs of hospital staff, including officers and other ranks, nurses and patients of the 2nd Northern General Hospital. Other ephemera are pasted in, including George Sprittles call up papers.

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