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HUDSON, Maj Gen Corrie (1874-1958)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 CHU
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: HUDSON, Maj Gen Corrie (1874-1958)
Date(s): 1899-1943
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 2 boxes and 3 files
Name of creator(s): Hudson | Corrie | 1874-1958 | Army surgeon | Major General


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born in 1874; House Surgeon and House Physician at Charing Cross Hospital, London, 1897-1898; entered Indian Medical Service, 1899; Medical Officer 2nd Queen's Own Rajput Light Infantry, 1899-1907; served in China, 1900-1902; Capt, 1902; served in Somaliland Field Force, 1903-1904; Staff Surgeon, Bangalore, 1908-1912; Maj, 1910; served in Balkan War, 1912-1913; Deputy Assistant Director of Medical Services, 1 Indian Cavalry Div, 1914-1916; Medical Officer, 11 King Edward's Own Lancers, 1916-1917; Lt Col, 1918; Assistant Director of Medical Services, Wazaristan Field Force, 1919-1920; Assistant Director of Medical Services, Wana Column, 1920-1921; Assistant Director of Medical Services, Razmak Field Force, 1922-1923; Director of Medical Organisation for War, Army HQ, 1924-1925; Col, 1925; Maj-Gen, 1928; Deputy Director of Medical Services, Eastern Command, 1928-1932; Honorary Surgeon to the King, 1928-1932; died in 1958.


Scope and content/abstract:

Diaries and notebooks of Col Corrie Hudson illustrated with watercolours recording his career in the Indian Medical Service, and his travels and observations, chiefly in North India and Kashmir, also in the Far East, Europe, Iran and the Gulf, 1899-1943 and photographs comprising: diary in India, China, Japan, Korea, Somaliland, Balkans, Muscat and Persia, 30 Mar 1899-29 Dec 1913; diary in Bombay, France, Kashmir and North India, 30 Dec 1913-1 May 1921; diary in India and the Persian Gulf, 2 May 1921-22 Dec 1932; diary in Egypt, Palestine, Turkey, Cyprus, Greece, Rhodes, Cornwall and Scilly Isles, 22 Dec 1932-3 Nov 1943; notebook containing watercolours of landscapes and maps and notes on the Himalayas and Kashmir; notebook of watercolours of birds in India and the UK together with some notes and anatomical drawings and photographs of Hudson, 1900-1927.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As outlined in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Accessed via the Foyle Reading Room. Free of charge for Fellows, Members and those with valid academic identification. All other users pay a charge and must bring identification in order to register on arrival.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopying at the discretion of the Archivist and subject to completion of 'application for copies' form. No reproduction or publication without permission of the RGS-IBG Archivist.

Finding aids:

Hand list and card index.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received in two accessions, second accession, 1986.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Prepared by Michael Cronin, Archives volunteer using existing finding aids. Revised by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
ISAD(G) ed.2, name authority NRA.

Date(s) of descriptions:
19 November 2001; Oct 2008.

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