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Kitchener, Horatio Herbert, 1850 - 1916 (1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum, Field Marshal)



  • Existence: 1850 - 1916

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


"East Indian Command", 1916-01 - 1917-07

Reference Code: GBR/0014/WMYS 7/11/3
Scope and Contents Written from the British Residency at Cairo and the Residency at Alexandria in Egypt, Viceregal Lodge at Simla in India, Queen's House, Colombo in Sri Lanka, the Yacht 'North Star', The Palace at Khartoum in Sudan and The Berkeley Hotel in London. Subjects include the difficulties of taking up a new command, the defence of the Suez Canal, the education of their daughter, the Hon. Alice Elizabeth Millicent Erskine-Wemyss, "the kitten" [later Alice Cunnack], the aftermath of...
Dates: 1916-01 - 1917-07
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.

George, 2nd Duke of Cambridge: Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8782
Scope and Contents

59 letters to the Duke from various correspondents, mostly soldiers, statesmen and colonial Governors. There are also 27 letters from the Duke to Sir Richard Airey. The letters cover action in the Crimea, the relief of Khartoum and General Gordon, Roberts' relief of Kandahar and a report on the coronation of the Czar by Lord Wolseley.

Dates: 1847-1902 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

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Crimean war (1853-1856) 1
Dardanelles campaign (1915-1916) 1