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Australian and New Zealand papers [microform] : [PRO7055-7057], 1899-1916
Bib ID 2943563
Format MicroformMicroform, ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Kitchener, Horatio Herbert Kitchener, Earl, 1850-1916
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, 1991 
ca. 1,166 p. 
Summary

Items include: Kitchener's correspondence pertaining to the Boer War and World War I; his tour of Australia and New Zealand and views on the defences of these countries; correspondence on the Dardanelles expedition; his visit to Gallipoli; newspaper cuttings (1916-1938); congratulations on Kitchener's knighthood; his estate and personal correspondence; the death of Lord Kitchener. Correspondents, among others, include: Lord Roberts, St. John Broderick, Sir J. Maxwell and Sir Douglas Haig.

Biography/History

Horatio Herbert Kitchener was born in 1850. During the Boer War he was appointed Chief of Staff and then later become Commander in Chief. He visited Australia and New Zealand. World War I saw his appointment as Secretary of State for War. He lost his life on 5 June 1916 when H.M.S. Hampshire was sunk on her way to Russia.

Notes

Filmed as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project by the National Library of Australia and the State Library of New South Wales.

National Library of Australia holds microfilm master.

Australian Joint Copying Project miscellaneous series PRO7055-7057.

Microfilm copy of originals held by Public Record Office, Ruskin Avenue, Kew, Surrey. TW9 4DU.

Index/Finding Aid Note Descriptive list available (13 p.). 
Subjects Kitchener, Horatio Herbert Kitchener, - Earl, - 1850-1916 - Archives.  |  Maxwell, John Grenfell, - Sir, - 1859-1929 - Correspondence.  |  Broderick, St. John - Correspondence.  |  Haig, Douglas, - Sir, - 1861-1928. - Correspondence.  |  Generals - Great Britain - Archives.  |  World War, 1914-1918 - Personal narratives, British.  |  South African War, 1899-1902 - Personal narratives, British.  |  Australia - Defenses.  |  New Zealand - Defenses.
Time Coverage 1899-1916 
Other authors/contributors Haig, Douglas, Sir, 1861-1928  |  Broderick, St. John  |  Maxwell, John Grenfell, Sir, 1859-1929  |  National Library of Australia  |  Australian Joint Copying Project  |  State Library of New South Wales

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