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Kitchener, Horatio Herbert (1850-1916), 1st Earl Kitchener

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0120 MSS.6902-6903
Held at: Wellcome Library
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Full title: Kitchener, Horatio Herbert (1850-1916), 1st Earl Kitchener
Date(s): 1875-1909
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 2 files
Name of creator(s): Kitchener | Horatio Herbert | 1850-1916 | 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum and Broome | Field Marshal
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Administrative/Biographical history:


Scope and content/abstract:

Letters of Horatio Herbert Kitchener, mainly relating to his service in the Near East and the Sudan.

Access & Use

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Conditions governing access:

The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies/photographs/microfilm are supplied for private research only at the Archivist's discretion. Please note that material may be unsuitable for copying on conservation grounds, and that photographs cannot be photocopied in any circumstances. Readers are restricted to 100 photocopies in twelve months. Researchers who wish to publish material must seek copyright permission from the copyright owner.

Finding aids:

Described in the Library's typescript supplements to its published manuscript catalogues.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

MS. 6902 was purchased at Sotheby's, 6 May 1930, lot 384. MS. 6903 from Puttick and Simpson's, 17 November 1922, lots 421-425, 427-430.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Copied from the Wellcome Library catalogue by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
In compliance with ISAD (G): General International Standard Archival Description - 2nd Edition (1999); UNESCO Thesaurus, December 2001; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Jan 2009

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