WWI Frank Haines

3 large dairies, 100+ letters, many photos and scrap books full of memoriabilia all surrounding the life of Frank & Nellie Haines. Particular focus on the period of time when Frank had been a performer, composer, organ player at Clare Collage Cambridge, and during the war. During his time in France he formed the Barn Owls to entertain the troops. Towards the end of the war he went missing.

Nellie then travelled out to France to try and find him. During this time she teams up with a Clarence Roberts, who is also looking for his brother.

Start date: 12/07/2016

Estimated duration: 2 years

Estimated resources: HR: 5,000 hours, IT, storage, printed material (possible book), website, research.

Volunteers:

Nick Yale : scanning Diary 1 - 12/07/2016
Eleanor, Megan, Roisin Scott : transcriptions of Diary 1 - 08/07/2016
Ellie Boyle : transcriptions of Diary 1 - 19/08/2016
Hours: 55