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Charles George Gordon: Miscellaneous papers, circa 1863-circa 1865

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Parkes 31

Scope and Contents

Letters, maps and other documents concerning military operations in defence of Shanghai and in particular the activities of Charles George Gordon. The principal correspondents are Gordon, the army officer Lincoln Stephen Hough, and Harry Parkes.


  • Creation: circa 1863-circa 1865


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

Any person wishing to consult the collection must obtain written permission from Matheson and Co. Ltd. Applicants may submit their request an application form which is available from the Manuscripts Reading Room and via the University Library web pages at They should state specifically on the form that they desire access to the Parkes Papers.


1 bundle(s) (1 bundle)

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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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