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Manchester Meeting at Cross Street Chapel

Tuesday 1 October, 2019, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

£5 – £6

The Whitfield Collection, Knutsford Library

A talk by Linda Clarke, Archivist at Cheshire Archives & Local Studies

Knutsford Library holds a wonderful collection of Gaskell-related books, letters, cuttings, photographs, journals, foreign language editions, dramatisations, literary criticisms and background material, originally collected by Professor A Stanton Whitfield (1900-1975). Linda will talk about this publicly available collection and its relevance and interest to the Gaskell enthusiasts of today.    


The talk will begin at 1:30pm, but doors open at 1.00pm, so please feel free to bring a packed lunch and eat with us. The chapel provides tea and coffee for a small donation
Members : £5     Non members: £6
All are welcome


Tuesday 1 October, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
£5 – £6
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Cross Street Chapel
Cross Street
Manchester, M2 4WG United Kingdom
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The Gaskell Society

As you’ll appreciate, arrangements can change, so please be sure to check details before you leave home.