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Papers of Horatio Kitchener (1850-1916), 1st Earl Kitchener, 1899-1916 [microform] / as filmed by the AJCP
Bib ID 2943563
Format ManuscriptManuscript, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Kitchener, Horatio Herbert Kitchener, Earl, 1850-1916
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Available for reference. 
Description Canberra : Australian Joint Copying Project, 1991 
approximately 1,166 pages. 
Series

Australian Joint Copying Project part 11, PRO 30/57.

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.

Public Record Office PRO 30/57.

Also available online https://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-728738104

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

Cited In

Australian Joint Copying Project handbook. Part 11: Public Record Office, Classes filmed in the final five years of the Australian Joint Copying Project, p. 167.

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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Collect from: Main Reading Room - Newspapers and Family History
Call Number: Mfm PRO 7055-7057
Status: Available
Details Collect From
Mfm PRO 7055-7057 Main Reading Room - Newspapers and Family History

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