A scrapbook created by Edith Cliff, the matron at Gledhow Hall hospital during the First World War. Officially entitled The Great European War, the scrapbook consists of photographs, newscuttings, letters and ephemera relating to life in the hospital between 1915 and 1919. You can read a previous blog post on this fascinating item from our Collections, or view a list of our most significant Treasures.

To view this book, please visit the Local and Family History department on the 2nd Floor of the Central Library. Two forms of ID (one with your name and another with your address) and at least 24-hours notice will be required. Please call 0113 378 5005 for further details and to book an appointment.