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Archives Advent Calendar for Friday 14th December

Archives Advent Calendar for Friday, December 14th



Today’s item shows a two page spread from a commonplace book belonging to Borough Road College student Richmond Wheeler, which includes his Christmas Dinner menu from December 1917. Wheeler was a student at the College during WW1, when it was relocated to Richmond and when there were only 10 students left on the roll in 1918. The small student population may account for why Wheeler had to make 2 of the 12 toasts!