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Letters from Lt Harley in Nigeria, Aden and India, 1973

 Sub-Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 22/40

Scope and Contents

Xerox copies of letters of 1921-1927 describing Hartley's impressions of life in the countries he visited and of his military duties. There is an accompanying list of his letters of 1917-1927, from which this selection was made.

Dates

  • 1973

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

Lt R. Hartley served with the Nigerian Regiment, 1921-1924, and the Devon Regiment in Aden and India, 1926-1927.

Extent

1 folder(s) (1 folder (43 pages)) : paper

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

MSS 43

Other Finding Aids

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), pp. 88.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The copies were made, omitting personal matters, from the originals lent by Lt Hartley's sister, Miss Diana Hartley, in 1973.

General

This collection level description was created by RAS using information from Donald Simpson's R.C.S. catalogue.

Originator(s)

Hartley, R St J, fl 1917-1927

Finding aid date

2003-12-22 15:18:21+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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