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MS 70 Papers of Frank O'Brien Adams

Frank O'Brien Adams was born in 1895 at Bembridge, Isle of Wight. He served twenty-two years in the navy before returning to settle in the locality, where he pursued his interest in local history.

Photographs (including a collection of glass negatives for the Isle of Wight), notes, newspaper cuttings and other papers for the local history of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight; papers on local dialect, on Chalton and Rowlands Castle; typescript memoirs and other papers, c.1913-60

Date range:

c. 1913-60

Former references:

A36, A38, A132, A233, A325, A373, A375, A376, A378 and A444

Size:

3 boxes and a roll

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