A review of the generous donations made to the Library collection from local and outside sources. We received a large number this year, covering all types of material of local interest, from ciné films to town plans, via newspaper and photograph albums. These donations, open to all our visitors to consult, are invaluable and much appreciated by the Priaulx Library staff and Council and, even more inportantly, by all the researchers who make use of them.
The Library is delighted with the number and generosity of the donations received thus far in 2015. The book-plate of John Guille is from Falle's Caesarea, 1797, donated to us by Hazel Greany.
'A visit to the Tennysons in 1839,' Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, (CLV) May 1894, with many Guernsey connections (Lane, Hoskins, MacCulloch, Maingay, Luce &c.); Pickford, Nigel, Lost Treasure Ships of the Northern Seas; J C Melvill, Miscellanea Botanica 1875-1910.
The staff of the Library would like to thank Steven Spencer, Archivist & Deputy Director of the Salvation Army International Heritage Centre, William Booth College, for supplying us copies of some of the letters Major Marie Ozanne wrote to the German Commandant of Guernsey during the Occupation. In these she offers to take the place of people arrested for resistance, for example, to be…