Resources: Choose your own documents

All the resources below can be used in conjunction with the generic lesson plan for Letter in the Attic.  Click on the links below for an introduction to each resource.  Then follow the link at the bottom of each page to the full catalogue entry for the resource.

Page link: Hitler was supposed to invade today
Hitler was supposed to invade today
A diary of life in Lewes and Brighton during World War II
Page link: No onions and the Great Dictator
No onions and the Great Dictator
Diary of a Brighton cinema-goer, 1941
Page link: Applying for vacancy as advertised
Applying for vacancy as advertised
Letter from Thomas Fairchild, 1928
Page link: To my lifelong friend
To my lifelong friend
Letter of a conscientious objector, 1945
Page link: This longed for day has arrived...
This longed for day has arrived...
Letter to a POW from Buckingham Palace, 1918
Page link: A Victorian schoolgirl writes to her parents
A Victorian schoolgirl writes to her parents
Letters from St Mary's Hall school, 1838-1840
Page link: A Sprig from the Vine
A Sprig from the Vine
Letters of a Georgian windmill owner, c 1825-1836
Page link: I expect you want a wedding cake
I expect you want a wedding cake
Letters of childhood sweethearts, 1933
Page link: Was it not delightful!
Was it not delightful!
Letters relating to Charles Treacher (1835-1871)
Page link: In memory of our dear mother
In memory of our dear mother
Memoir of a Moulsecoomb widow, 1915-1941
Page link: My Victory Book
My Victory Book
Schoolbooks of Margaret Hutchings, 1945-1947
Page link: Damaged in enemy action
Damaged in enemy action
Schoolgirl's letter returned with a bullet hole, 1944