Series No. 3

Printed and published material [textual record]. - 1920 - 1958. - 12.5 cm of textual records

Scope and content: This series contains printed and published booklets, essays, pamphlets, leaflets, orders of service and other materials relating to Edward Winslow and the Mayflower Pilgrims. Some of them are credited to W. Sterry-Cooper. Several of these items were produced in connection with church services held in England during the 1950s in honour of Winslow and the Pilgrims of 1620. Also included are a publishers' proof of Sterry-Cooper's Edward Winslow, broadsheets advertising this work, newspaper clippings, a scrapbook of clippings and biographical information on W. Sterry-Cooper.

Title based on contents of the series

File arrangement is chronological by date of printing


1. Memorial of Governor Edward Winslow : the Mayflower Pilgrim 1595-1620 / [by] E.P.W. [Edward Pelham Winslow] - Winnipeg, 1920. - 2 copies; on title page of one copy 1620 is struck out and 1655 pencilled above; note on cover of same copy, "from F. E. Winslow, Victoria, British Columbia"

2. Scrooby : The Archbishops' Palace and the Pilgrim Fathers / by Robert Mellors. - Nottingham : J. & H. Bell, 1920

3. The acts of St. Richard / by E. Werge-Oram. - Droitwich : F. L. Whateley, [1935?]. - a pageant play produced before St. Peter's manor house in Droitwich, July 24th, 25th, and 27th, 1935 by E. Martin Bowne, to celebrate the erection of a memorial to the saint

4. Service for the unveiling and dedication of a tablet to the memory of Edward Winslow : in the church of St. Peter de Witton, Droitwich : Sunday, October 21st, 1945. - file also includes two 4- page leaflets entitled, Edward Winslow : Mayflower Pilgrim Father. - Droitwich : F. L. Whateley, [1945?]

5. Edward Winslow (O.V. 1606-11) : King's scholar and printer / by George G. Wolkins. - Worcester : American Antiquarian Society, 1951. - manuscript versions are located in series 2

6. Card of remembrance and greetings : commemorating the naming of Winslow Avenue in Droitwich, England. - [1952?]. - photograph of St. Peter's Church, Droitwich on cover; includes a short note, "The archives of Droitwich; printed signature on card, Sydney Walton

7. Edward Winslow / by W. Sterry-Cooper. - Halesowen : Reliance, 1953. - proof? with corrections by W. Sterry-Cooper. - published in 1953 as Edward Winslow of the 'Mayflower' = Edward Winslow

8. The story of the great Pilgrim Father of Droitwich, Worcestershire : Edward Winslow of the 'Mayflower' by W. Sterry-Cooper. - 1953. - 2 broadsheets advertising Sterry-Cooper's published work

9. The Pilgrims in Holland / by Marshall W. S. Swan. - The Hague : Drunkkeru, 1954. - pencilled comments in the margins probably by W. Sterry-Cooper

10. The service of Evensong for the fourth Sunday after Easter : May 8th, 1955 : with a commemoration of one of the Pilgrim Fathers Edward Winslow (1595-1655). - 1955. - order of service for Evensong held in St. Paul's Cathedral, London, England. - 1 copy of a brief, printed biography of Edward Winslow; a short essay entitled "An Anglo-American tercentenary'; and several newspaper clippings are located inside the order of service. "For Lois and John with 2 enclosures from HPW" is inscribed on its front cover.

11. Commemoration of Edward Winslow (1595-1655) : Pilgrim Father apprenticed printer of Fleet Street thrice governor of New Plymouth (1633, 1636 and 1644). - 1955. - pamphlet contains an address, 'Edward Winslow', which was delivered by the Reverend W. Sterry-Cooper at St. Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London at the forefathers' day service held on 21 December 1955. - typescript drafts of this address are located in series 2

12. Forefathers' day service with commemoration of Edward Winslow (1595-1655) : Pilgrim Father apprenticed printer of Fleet Street thrice Governor of New Plymouth (1633, 1636 and 1644). - order of service for commemorative service held at St. Bride's Church, Fleet Street, London on 21 December 1955. - 2 copies

13. The rededication of the church of St. Bride Fleet Street, London : in the presence of Her Majesty the Queen and His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh : by the Right Reverend and Right Honourable The Lord Bishop of London : Thursday December 19th, 1957. - 1957. - pamphlet contains information about notable parishioners and Edward Winslow's connection to St. Bride's

14. The Mayflower story / by Edmund F. Jessup, Rector of Babworth. - Winter and Son, 1957. - notations in the margins probably written by W. Sterry-Cooper

15. Mayflower memento : 1620-1957 = Unveiling of stone : in commemoration of the sailing from Dartmouth of the 'Mayflower' and 'Speedwell' : and the acceptance of a plaque presented by the General Society of Mayflower Descendants : 27th April, 1957. - Dartmouth : Chronicle Printing Works, 1957. - file includes 2 leaflets on Saint Bride's, the Pilgrim Church in Fleet Street, London

16. The Mayflower quarterly, vol. 23, no. 3, May 1; 1958. - special issue commemorating the dedication of the Pilgrim memorial at Boston, 12 October 1957 and the 350th anniversary of the first attempt of the Pilgrims to flee the Netherlands

17. Pamphlets (various) received from Edith Scroggs concerning the British Records Association

18. Reviews and newspaper clippings, 1953-1954
Note: Includes reviews of Sterry-Cooper's, Edward Winslow; copies of press releases about Winslow memorials held at Droitwich, draft newspaper articles and related correspondence

19. Scrapbook of newspaper clippings
Note: Clippings pertain to Winslow memorials, Winslow history, Droitwich history and church matters

20. Newspaper clippings, biographical information on W. Sterry-Cooper 

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