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PAPERS ON THE HISTORY OF THE RETREAT
- RET 1/10
- Part of
- The Retreat Archive
- Archives and manuscripts
About this work
This section includes both transcripts made of the Retreat archives, and notes on the history of The Retreat. They were all compiled at the Retreat The transcripts were probably made mid 20th century Most of the papers and notes (unless specified otherwise) were produced and collected by Harold Capper Hunt, who was the author of A Retired Habitation. A History of The Retreat, York (London 1932) (see RET 1/6/1/10 for a copy). Hunt was Assistant Secretary and later Steward of The Retreat, 1900-1936. These papers are mostly about the Retreat and its history, but also include material about Quakers, spirituality, the Tuke family, local history, and mental health
Open and available at the Borthwick Institute for Archives. This material has been digitised by the Borthwick Institute for Archives as part of a Wellcome Trust funded project, and can be freely accessed online through the Wellcome Library catalogue.