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Knocker (later Love), Mary Ethel Corry (1883-1970)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 GC/258
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Knocker (later Love), Mary Ethel Corry (1883-1970)
Date(s): 1912-1925
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Love | Mary Ethel Corry | 1883-1970 | nee Knocker | nurse and midwife
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Mary Ethel Corry Knocker was the daughter of Colonel Cuthbert and Janie Knocker of Dover. Born 21 Sep 1883 at Woolwich, she married Hugh McCaskey Love in Los Angeles, California, USA, in 1921, and had one son, Cuthbert. She lived in the USA from 1921 until her death, 9 Dec 1970 at La Jolla, California.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Mary Ethel Corry Knocker,1912-1925, including unpublished typescript memoir entitled 'Through shadows and sunshine, 1914-1918', diaries, 1912-1921, and memorabilia, including photographs, 1912-1925, mainly relating to her nursing training and service as a nurse on the Western Front during the First World War.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Original order

Conditions governing access:

The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

Finding aids:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

This collection was given to the Contemporary Medical Archives Centre in January 1999 by Sister Knocker's great-nephew Dr John Thackray.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Jun 2008

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