Item 1 - Scrapbook 1950 - 1980

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GB ARCHON 2913 GLG-05-04-1

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Scrapbook 1950 - 1980

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  • 1950 to 1980 (Creation)

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1 notebook; 112 pages; card covers; wire spiral binding; Narrow Feint Ruling pages

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(1907-1987)

Biographical history

"His working life as a botanist specialising in seeds. As the representative of an international seed-producing consortium of companies he gave his expertise to hundreds of horticultural nurseries and commercial greenhouses"
1907: born
1946: converted to Catholicism
1955: moved to Ipswich
1974: retired (aged 67)
1980: Published a book
1987: died - reported in Guild minutes 8-6-1987

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Prof Jean Johnson

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Notebook filled with cuttings from a range of publications
page 1: blank
page 2: Source for page 3; Nacton, Levington & Bucklesham Parish Magazine Supplement August 1976
page 3: 3 page, typescript piece "Our Lady of Ipswich" by Stanley Smith - history of the shrine in Ipswich and in Nettuno
Page 4-10: PACE May 1970: "Our Lady of Ipswich" Article on "A history and a mystery" by Stanley Smith
Page 11-16: CWL (Publication of the Catholic Women's League) No 589 1977; "Our Lady of Ipswich by Stanley Smith
Page 17: Ipswich Extra May 3 1975; "Summer Bedding Plants by SWA Smith
Page 18: Reader's Digest, Vol 110 No 659 March 1977; very short humorous anecdote by S W Smith, Ipswich, Suffolk
Page 19-21: The Catholic Times; September 1 1950; "Outing in the Hills"; Short Story by Stanley Smith
Page 22: The Essex Newsman-Herald, Tuesday January 15 1957; short anecdotes about a "Mr Smith"
Page 23-24: Ipswich Extra, 21 September 1974; "Gardening Jobs" by SWA Smith
Page 25: Evening Star, Tuesday September 12, 1978; "O-Level record equalled" letter by Stanley Smith, Chantrey Grove Lodge, Hadleigh Road, Ipswich
Page 26: Catholic Herald Friday February 11 1978; "Blessed Sacrament"; letter by Stanley Smith
Page 27: Evening Star, Friday September 1978; "Procession marks ancient pilgrimage"; Photograph (133mm x 77mm) caption "Members of the Guild of Our Lady of Ipswich gathered outside St Peter's Church, Ipswich before the pilgrimage walk in Ipswich
Page 28: Evening Star September 13, 1978; "Reverence for Virgin Mary" letter by Stanley Smith; "Idolatrous devotion" letter by AJ Roberts (Protestant Truth Society)
Page 29: Evening Star, Monday September 18, 1978; "Guild of Our Lady of Ipswich" letter by Miss Jean Johnson (Secretary of Guild); The Universe, Friday September 15 1978; "Pilgrims revive a tradition"
Page 30-31: Evening Star, Monday September 25, 1978; "Honouring the Mother of Christ" letter form L Burgess; "Worship and veneration" by AJ Roberts; Evening Star, Friday September 8 1978; "What has happened to Methodism?" a letter from Margaret Edwards; Evening Star, Saturday September 16, 1978; "Mother of Christ" letter from Rev Ivor Morris
Page 32: Universe, "New life for old shrine" letter from Stanley Smith
Page 33: Star, 24.8.77 "The RC Column" - short article on new Guild of Our Lady of Ipswich being inaugurated
Page 34-35: The Universe Friday August 25 1978; "Mr Smith in Wolsey's footsteps"; photograph of [Mr Smith] in front of the plaque
Page 36-37: Christian World, Issue 21, September 21 1978; "Anglican and Roman Catholics honour Mary"; image show a gathering, caption: "Opening decade of Rosary to start pilgrimage walk"
Page 38: Evening Star Wednesday May 17 1978; "Ipswich Council of Churches"
Page 39: The Southern Cross [Cape Town newspaper], Sunday December 18 1977; "Anglicans and Catholics in joint guild"
Page 40: Catholic Herald Friday September 15 1978; "Our Lady's faithful servant"; image showing Stanley Smith in Lady Lane Ipswich
Page 41-43: The Universe, Friday June 20 1975; "Ipswich Pilgrims greeted in song"; article about 80 pilgrims visiting Nettuno, led by Mr Stanley Smith and Fr Brian Nightingale
Page: 44-45: Evening Star, Wednesday August 2 1978; "Twice in 450 years"; article about the efforts to reinstate the shrine. the pilgrimage walk, and Nettuno
Page 46-47: duplicate - see pages 41-43
Page 48-50: "Our Lady in Stone" - talk given by Stanley Smith at the May 1978 meeting; subject being Margaret Hallahan
Page 51-52: East Anglian Daily Times Friday March 2 1979: "The Madonna of Ipswich" by Stanley Smith
Page 53-63: Maria Legionis The Voice of the Legion of Mary; "Our Lady of Ipswich / The Story of an English Shrine by Stanley Smith"
Page 64-65: East Anglian Daily Times Wednesday August 29, 1979: "The 'Boy Batchelour' of Ipswich" by Stanley Smith; an article about Thomas Wolsey
Page 66-70: The Publication of the Catholic Women's League, No3 1979; "Our Lady of Stone" by Stanley Smith
Page 71: Evening Star Thursday January 17 1980; "Madonna carving adorns house"; two advertisements for Mr Smith's book "The Madonna of Ipswich" - Church Times on 28-12-79, Scottish CO[?] 18-1-80
Page 72: Advertisement for the book in Catholic Herald January 18 1980; Evening Star Wednesday January 23 1980 "Carving into riddle" - Mr Smith disputes that the carving reported is of Our Lady of Grace.
Page 73: East Anglian Daily Times, Wednesday May 21 1980; "The Ipswich Madonna" - Mr Smith and his book
Page 74-78: East Anglian Magazine June 1980 "Wolsey's Procession" by Stanley Smith; includes pilgrimage walk route, a list of Wolsey 450 Committee members, programme of events fro June 1980 to 29 November
Page 79-80: Garden News, Friday February 23, 1973; "Get to the root of tomato troubles" by SWA Smith
Page 81-82: blank
Page 83: Cathedral Magazine, Brentwood, Vol 71 No 8; "Guild of Our Lady of Ipswich"
Page84-87: blank
Page 88: Evening Star, March 15 1963; article about the provenance of the statue(s) from the shrine in Ipswich
Page 89: Evening Star Monday December 14, 1970; "New town shrine after 400 years?"
Page 90-96: Exchange of letters about the shrine in Ipswich
Page 97: 4 cuttings from the column "The RC Column" by Monk Matthew - dated: 7-11-73, 9-1-74, 13-2-74, 2-4-75
Page 98: 4-9-74 (no paper name); "Build up starts to pilgrimage" [to Rome, Nettuno, Assisi]
Page 99: 11-6-75 "The RC Column"; "A festive greeting for Ipswich Pilgrims
Page 100-102: Evening Star Monday November 1 1976; "How Phyllis met Rhodesia's Mr Smith"; image captions "Mrs Phyllis Forshaw and belabelled suitcase, a colourful evidence of her globe-trotting"; Evening Star, Tuesday December 7, 1976 "Mystery of the Ipswich Madonna"; duplicate cutting from page 73
Page 103: Catholic Herald Friday May 2 1980; "Westminster Requiem for propounder of ecumenism" [Martin Gillett]
Page 104: The Universe Friday May 2 1980; "Mr Martin Gillett"
Page 105-106: The Southern Cross Sunday May 18, 1980; "Did you help to give birth to this book?"
Page 107-111: The Universe, Friday May 23, 1980; Image of a 5 year old boy; "Benedict, God's boy, died, aged 5 / A Pilgrim's progress" by Monk Matthew [his father]
page 112: The Universe, Friday May 30 1980; "Champion of Holy Suffolk"

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170mm x 205mm x 12mm

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Draft

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