Vera Brittain. Series M: Memorabilia
Box 249 (formerly Box M1)
F.1 Programs and invitations to events with VB as a participant;
includes some notes taken by her
F.2 Programs for events, memorials, etc.
F.3 Theatre programs
F.4 Foyles Literary luncheon programs
F.6 Invitation to her wedding to George Catlin, 27 June 1925;
marriage service; typed list of wedding gifts
F.7 Red Cross, St. John's Ambulance, Oxford certificates
F.8 Voluntary Aid Deployment (VAD): notices, orders, programmes,
tags, Red Cross VAD shoulder pins
F.9 Tags and Cards:
Registration Card, 1915
Name tag from Time and Tide party, 16 June 1932
Halifax Luncheon Club, Guest of Honour, 30 Nov. 1932, table card with
Membership card, Royal Institute of International Affairs, 1941-42
Chatham House membership
Printed card announcing that she is not available for speaking engagements
Col. p.c. of Hastings
Cards from her father Thomas Brittains grave. August 13, 1935
Pressed rosebud. 1934.
Pressed rose from Winifred Holtby. June 13, 1935.
Pressed orchid and card from George P. Brett Jr. June 18, 1935.
Pressed flowers from Winifred Holtby, September 1935.
"Broom, from the Argonne Front, April 1936"
Pressed flowers from Winifred Holtbys grave. July 19, 1938.
Pressed daisy from Winifred Holtbys grave. July 19, 1938.
Lock of Veras hair. ca 1904.
Locks of Veras and Edwards hair. [ca1894-1907]
The Passing of the Third Floor Back by Jerome K. Jerome.
Given to Vera by Edward Brittain. Easter 1914.
The Narrow Way, inscribed "To Vera M. Brittain
on her confirmation from E.H.B. March 26th 1909"
F.13 VB's will, 1963
F.14 VB's funeral service; printed sympathy cards from her family
Box 250 (formerly Box M2)
Wood box, carved, inscribed Luzern; contains
a blue stone, possibly copper(II) sulfate.
Bound handwritten pages containing the names of people connected to
St. Monica's School, 1931 (retirement of Miss Heath-Jones and Miss Bervon)
Pen used to write Testament of Youth
Image plate of Vera Brittains face
The Book of Common Prayer, 1911, inscribed by Miss Heath-Jones
and Miss Bervon, St. Monica's