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Major accessions to repositories in 2012 relating to Imperial History


Devon Heritage Centre

  • Hadow family of Kemsing: papers, corresp, photographs, notebooks (largely rel to Arthur Lovell Hadow) incl material rel to Sudan, British expedition to Tibet, and expedition to Lhasa 19th cent - 20th cent (8326)

Highland Archives

  • Caledonian Society of Kenya and Caledonian Society of Zanzibar: minutes, cash books and programmes 1907-1990 (D1356)

Surrey History Centre

  • Lt-Col John Edward Harryman Pryce, 2nd Queen's Royal Regiment: account of the march to Fort Punella, Kolapore, Southern Mahratta 1844 (QRWS)


British Library: Asia, Pacific and Africa Collections (previously Oriental and India Office Library)

  • Sir James Brind, officer in the East India Company army service: corresp rel to the siege of Delhi 1857 (Mss Eur F662)
  • Vera Brooke Cheverton, wife of Frank Cheverton, engineer, Indian Army: Every Memsahib's Daily Account Book 1940-1941 (Mss Eur F657)
  • Meysey George Dallas Clive, ADC to the Viceroy of India, later Captain, Grenadier Guards: notebook rel to service as ADC to the Viceroy of India, Lord Willingdon, incl alterations to the Viceroy's house by Lady Willingdon 1930-1931 (Mss Eur F660)
  • Phillis Lattimer, governess to the family of Lt Col Frank O'Neil Ford of Burma Rifles: memoirs rel to evacuation from Taunggyi, Southern Shan States of Burma to India 1942 (Mss Eur F654)
  • Gilbert Cecil Gaunt Lewis, Captain, Indian Army: letters to his fiancee Margaret Gilpin-Brown from India; letters from Margaret Lewis to her mother L L Gilpin-Brown from India (88 letters) 1923-1931 (Mss Eur F655)
  • Charles Theophilus Metcalfe, 1st Baron Metcalfe: letters (in 2 volumes) to his sister Georgiana from India, Jamaica, and Canada 1819-1845 (Mss Eur F656/1)
  • John Whitehead, training officer to the Chin Hills Battalion, Burma: papers rel to Chin Hills, Burma 1947 (Mss Eur F663)
  • Emma Walters (1838-1851) and Louisa Chalwin (fl 1855-1857): 'The Land of the Sun, letters and journals of three Victorian ladies in India', edited by Rosemary Houlston (typescript) 1838-1857 (Mss Eur F659)

Imperial War Museum Department of Documents

  • W H Brighouse, Corporal, 12th Battalion Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment: airgraph letters written as a Private, later Corporal, on the North East Indian border with Burma to his younger brother 1943-1944

National Army Museum Templer Study Centre

  • Lt-Colonel William Francis Brougham Radcliffe Dugmore: letters and papers rel to the Uganda Mutiny 1896-99 (2012-03-9)
  • Lt-General Adam Williamson, deputy-lieutenant of the Tower of London, Lt-General George Williamson and Lt-General Sir Adam Williamson, colonial governor: papers 1706-97 (2012-08-2)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Claudius Buchanan, missionary in India: letters to his family and George Buchanan 1790-1810 (Acc.13358)
  • Rawdon Goodier, biologist and mountaineer: additional journals, letters and drafts of articles 1972-2008 (Acc.13369)

Royal Air Force Museum, Department of Research and Information Services

  • Rudolf Edward Trower Hogg, Brigadier-General, Royal Flying Corps, Officer, Indian Army, RNAS, Gallipoli: papers incl diaries, letters, scrapbook, photographs and certificates 1906-1926 (X006-3371)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • Edward Fraser of Gortuleg, officer in the East India Company's Madras European Regiment: diary 1802-07

Dundee University Archive, Records Management and Museum Services

  • Hugh Douglas Ross, pathologist: reports, photographs, plans and corresp rel to the aircraft crash in Southern Rhodesia in which Dag Hammarskjld was killed, photographic material rel to cataract operations in Africa c1940-86 (2012/504)

King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

  • Rhodesian Oral History Collection: transcripts of interviews with individuals who fought in the Rhodesian civil war 2008-2009 (Rhodesian Oral History Collection)

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

  • Crawford Murray MacLehose, Baron Maclehose of Beloch, diplomat and colonial administrator: transcripts of interviews on his role as Political Advisor to the Government of Hong Kong, 1959-62, and as Governor of Hong Kong, 1971-82 1989-91 (MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 377)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Western Manuscripts

  • Kenneth Mason, geographer: papers rel to the Survey of India c1910-39 (6768)
  • Unnamed, East India Company officer: travel journal for trip from London to Persia via Russia and Armenia 1825-26 (6995)

University of Exeter Library (Special Collections)

  • Hugh Glencairn Balfour-Paul, diplomat: additional notebooks, diaries, sketches, photographs and poetry readings 1908-2008 (MS 370 add 1)