item RET/1/8/7/16 - Opening of the Rose Walk, in memory of Dr Bedford Pierce, July 1934

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Opening of the Rose Walk, in memory of Dr Bedford Pierce, July 1934


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Dr Bedford Pierce was Retreat Medical Superintendent 1892-1922. The photographs show his daughter, Dr Marjorie Garrod, opening the Memorial Walk; there are also photographs of the commemorative plaque on the garden wall, photographs of Arnold Rowntree, Chairman of the Retreat Committee, and Arthur Rowntree, the former Headmaster of Bootham School, giving speeches, and photographs of the assembled crowd in the garden.


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A digitised copy of this reference is available via the Wellcome Collection and can be accessed here:

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