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Major accessions to repositories in 1998 relating to Imperial History


Joint Archive Service of the Corporation of London: London Metropolitan Archives

  • Victor Albert George Child-Villiers (1845-1915), Lord Jersey: papers

Tyne and Wear Archives Service

  • JR Archibald, gunner in Elswick battery: journal rel to Boer War (DX924)


British Library, Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections

  • John Gavin, engineer in Hankow and Shangai: letter books 1863-64 (Mss Eur 9899/20)
  • Sir William Hay Macnaghten, envoy to Afghanistan: letter book 1839-41 (Mss Eur F336)
  • Sir John Malcolm, Indian administrator and diplomat: letters rel to the Maratha War 1818-19 (Mss 9899/17)
  • Baron Leopold Adolph Ludwig van Orlich, Captain of the Royal Prussian Guards: letters from British officers in India 1842-43 (Mss Eur F335)
  • August Wilhelm von Schlegel, indologist: letters to Henry Thomas Colebrooke, Sanskrit scholar 1821-28 (Mss Eur C841)
  • Wajid Ali Shah, King of Oudh: illuminated letter to Queen Victoria 1857 (Mss Eur 9899/20)

National Army Museum, Department of Archives Photographs Film and Sound

  • Major-General Walter Kitchener's Column, Boer War: order book 1901 (1998-12-131)
  • Charles Augustus Moyle (1821-77), Colonel 21st Bombay Native Infantry: memoirs (1998-10-299)
  • Charles William Owen, Lieutenant-Colonel, surgeon: letters and diaries c1875-1900 (9801-121)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Dungannon Royal charter (D/4183)


Lambeth Palace Library

  • Aubrey George Spencer, Bishop of Jamaica: letter-book 1839-46

Wellcome Library for the History and Understanding of Medicine

  • John Bishop King, Bengal Medical Service and his wife: diaries and notebooks 1855-68 (MSS 7630-7632)


Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • John Ferguson, lieutenant: Indian journals 1769 (Add 9536)
  • Royal Duke, East India Company ship: log kept by Bowater Sanderson, third mate 1747-50 (Add 9516)
  • JJR Smythe, mining engineer: corresp and papers incl memoirs of life and work in South Africa 1889-1929 (Add 9504)
  • Sir John Pollard Willoughby, Indian civil servant: letter book 1827-35 (Add 9518)

Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Palace Green Section

  • Brian Desmond McDonnell Dee, Sudan administrator: diary rel to service 1930 (G//S 1185)
  • Edward Hyde Macintosh: memoirs of his service in Egypt and the Sudan 1916-49 (G//S 1202)
  • Philip Hugh Clive Pawson: papers rel to the Sudan Government British Pensioners' Association 1952-85 (G//S 1186)
  • Leonard WC Sharland (1904-18), canon: papers rel to his service as a missionary in Sudan (G//S 1190)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House

  • Sir Stewart Gore-Browne, Northern Rhodesia settler and politician: corresp 1911-56
  • Dr Freda Gwilliam, member of Pearce Commission on Rhodesian Opinion: papers 1920-72
  • Trevor Huddleston, Bishop, anti-apartheid campaigner: papers c1960-98
  • Dr Schuyler Jones, Kenya Police: papers rel to Mau Mau emergency1953
  • Sir John Paul, governor of the Gambia: speeches and intelligence reports 1962-66
  • William McGregor Ross, Director of Public Works, East Africa Protectorate: diaries 1886-1939

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

  • George Frederick Samuel Robinson, Marquess of Ripon, statesman: letters as governor general of India to John Wodehouse, Earl of Kimberley 1884 (Kimberley papers)

Oxford University: St Antony's College, Middle East Centre

  • Miss Wordsworth-Smith: papers rel to the Medical Mission to the Druzes, Baakleen, Lebanon c1881-1910

University of Bristol Information Services: Special Collections

  • Pretor-Pinney family of Somerton Erleigh: papers incl rel to their business in the West Indies 1648-1932 (DM 1822, DM 1831, DM 1832)