RECORDS RELATING TO THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY

Reference and contact details: GB 7 P DX232
Title: RECORDS RELATING TO THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY
Dates of creation: 1943-1950
Held at: University of Reading, Museum of English Rural Life
Extent: 15 documents
Name of Creator: Genever, P, fl 1942-1950, member of Women's Land Army
Level of Description: fonds
Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

P Genever was a member of the Women's Land Army 1942-1950, based at Braunston, Oakham, Rutland.

Scope and Content

Consists of letters concerning wages, conditions and responsibilities of Women's Land Army members 1943-1950; papers and letters relating to farewell parade of Women's Land Army, the disbandment and release of members and a booklet relating to staying on the land 1950; letter relating to award of long service arm band 1948; papers relating to Women's Land Army benevolent fund and Land Army Club 1943

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Deposited as a gift in 1996, accession number DX 232

Access Conditions

Available for consultation

Copyright/Reproduction

Please contact the Archivist

Finding Aids

A detailed catalogue is available at the Museum of English Rural Life