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Opening of the Rose Walk, in memory of Dr Bedford Pierce, July 1934

July 1934
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Dr Bedford Pierce was Retreat Medical Superintendent 1892-1922. The photographs show his daughter, Dr Marjorie Garrod, opening the Memorial Walk; there are also photographs of the commemorative plaque on the garden wall, photographs of Arnold Rowntree, Chairman of the Retreat Committee, and Arthur Rowntree, the former Headmaster of Bootham School, giving speeches, and photographs of the assembled crowd in the garden.


July 1934

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5 photographs

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Open and available at the Borthwick Institute for Archives. This material is being digitised by the Borthwick Institute for Archives as part of a Wellcome Trust funded project. Material that is digitised will be accessed freely online through the Wellcome Library catalogue.

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