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Kashmir diaries of Alan Gardner-Waterman

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 79

Scope and Contents

Diaries recording Alan Gardner-Waterman's hunting trips in Kashmir with Mrs Gardner-Waterman. Most of the entries are brief. They are supported by detailed maps and many photographs.


  • Creation: 1921-03-20 - 1923-07-15


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Biographical / Historical

Alan Gardner-Waterman (1882-1953) was born in Ashford in April 1882, and educated at Uppingham, 1896-1899, and R.M.A. Woolwich. In 1900 he received a commission in the Royal Field Artillery. He served in India as subaltern and captain, and in France in the First World War, during which he was wounded twice. He volunteered to return to India for the Afghan War, and remained there until 1925, being promoted to Major and Lieutenant-Colonel. He retired in 1933.


.03 cubic metre(s) (3 volumes) : paper/photograph

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

MSS 22 V

Other Finding Aids

MSS Addenda, vol. I.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Mrs E.M. Gardner-Waterman through Mrs Manderville, August 1975.


This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.


Waterman, Alan Gardner-, 1882-1953, Lieutenant-Colonel

Includes index.
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