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Arras (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

First World War scrapbooks

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 319
Scope and Contents The scrapbooks contain letters, press cuttings, sketch maps, printed army documents, including regulations and training instructions, tables of army rations, rough handwritten notes, movement orders, leave passes, sports papers and demobilisation papers. There are also photographs, many of which were taken during Clarke's regular tours of inspection among the frontline troops while he was at Bethune, and which include scenes from the trenches.
Dates: 1914 - 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Hotel de Ville - Arras, May '20, 1920-05

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/4/11
Scope and Contents 50 x 70 mm. Showing the largely destroyed building.
Dates: 1920-05
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Hôtel de Ville. Arras, 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 20/2/3/210
Scope and Contents 49 x 70 mm.
Dates: 1920
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Memoirs 1, 1920 - 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 360/1
Scope and Contents In this volume Bowen describes his parents, childhood, early and secondary education at the Sloane School, Chelsea, during 1922-33, and early artistic influences which inspired him. He discusses employment with a firm of chartered accountants after leaving school, evening classes at Chelsea School of Art, and tuition by Austin Spare between 1933 and 1939. The memoir narrates Bowen’s military training and service during the Second World War, including the Battle of Arras and evacuation at...
Dates: 1920 - 2000
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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