Research note concerning work of Geoffery North sister

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Research note concerning work of Geoffery North sister

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Notes that Geoffrey North's eldest sibling, Elsie who was involved in manuscript work and typed and prepared for publication the Manuscript of 'Reach for the Sky' concerning the life of Douglas Bader.

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IBCC Digital Archive

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Anne-Marie Watson

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One page handwritten document

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MNorthGJ173836-160523-16

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As an aside to Geoff’s WWII recordings, you might also be interested in another family member.

His eldest sibling Elsie, was an accomplished secretary and typist, among other things working as a typist on Hansard recording the day’s events in Parliament. Subsequently she was working from home (a small flat), which occasionally involved manuscript work.

One of her clients was Douglas Bader, the pilot who lost both legs. She typed and prepared for publication the manuscript for “Reach for the Sky”.

Citation

“Research note concerning work of Geoffery North sister,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 12, 2019, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/8213.

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