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STEVENSON, Col Robert Colin Russell (1896-1983)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0099 KCLMA Stevenson
Held at: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London
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Full title: STEVENSON, Col Robert Colin Russell (1896-1983)
Date(s): Created 1913-1958
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box or 0.01 cubic metres
Name of creator(s):


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born 1896; served in World War One, 1914-1918; commissioned into the Corps of Royal Engineers, 1915; served in Egypt, 1915-1916; Egyptian Expeditionary Force, 1916; Lt, 1916; service with Royal Engineers in Salonika, 1916-1918; Capt, 1918; served in Waziristan, North West Frontier, India, 1921-1924; Staff Capt, War Office, 1927-1930; Maj, 1930; Chief Instructor, Army Technical School (Boys), 1931-1933; Staff Officer Royal Engineers 2, India, 1936-1939; Lt Col, 1938; served in World War Two, 1939-1945; Assistant Director of Works, 1939; temporary Col, 1941; service in Palestine, 1948; Hon Col, 1948; retired 1948; died 1983.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers and photographs, 1913-1958, including fourteen panoramic photographs produced by Survey Company, Royal Engineers, Salonika Force, labelled to show topographical details, Feb 1917; 'Salonika fire', 18-19 Aug 1917, a series of 24 official photographs of the city, taken by Survey Company, Royal Engineers and Royal Flying Corps; two photographs, one of a uniformed group including Stevenson, [1946], and the other of an unidentified painting showing construction work on an airfield [1940]. Papers relating to the evacuation of Royal Engineers establishments in Beit-Nabala and Haifa, Palestine, 1948. Editions of Notes on building materials and their uses (School of Military Engineering, Chatham, 1913); 'RMA (Royal Military Academy) Magazine', Vol XV, No 58, Nov 1914.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

3 files

Conditions governing access:

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be provided for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Finding aids:

Summary guide available on-line at, and in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1985.

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

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Description Notes

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Date(s) of descriptions:
Sep 1998

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