Collection T-MIN/31 - Memoirs of Miette Dernbach (née Hardy)

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GB 249 T-MIN/31

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Memoirs of Miette Dernbach (née Hardy)

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  • 1983 (Creation)

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1 item

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Miette Dernbach was the daughter of Marcel Hardy, botanist, and her mother was the sister of one of his friends. Miette was six years old when the family emigrated to Mexico in 1906. They returned to Britain after World War I but subsequently settled in Berlin, where Miette met her future husband.

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Autobiographical account of Miette's life in Mexico. The memoir ends at the time of Miette's marriage in 1928.

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  • English

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Typescript, possibly based on manuscript original (not held).

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