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M-B2-1 · Item · c.1975-1983; late 1970s/ early 1980s
Part of Manuscripts, Transcripts & Offprints

Copy of a typed transcript of an interview with Esther Bick carried out by Alessandra Mancia (née Piontelli) discussing Bick's background, wartime experiences and psychoanalytic career.

Bick | Esther
P02-C-1 · File · 1886-1939
Part of Joan Riviere collection

The documents diary written retrospectively in 1886 to cover 1881 to 1893 (at the end is a list of wedding presents and a more detailed account of the first few months of her daughter Joan's life) (loose inserts include an accounts of the decline in health and of death of Hugh Verrall in 1909, and other diary pages); diary, 1894-1909; diary, 1909-1917 (loose inserts include later diary notes, 1920, 1931; travel diary, 1903-1908 (loose inserts include a list of art viewed in Florence, photograph of Nannie [?] in St Moritz, 1890, diary notes for 1917, 1919, 1922); pocket diary with brief entries, 1939.

Theses documents provide a real insight into the life of a Victorian/Edwardian lady, as well as providing information on society in Hove and Brighton during that time. Specific matters covered include the marriage of Hugh John Verrall and Anna Hodgson in 1881; balls and 'At Homes'; visitors; births of children; illnesses; holidays; pastimes.