First World War (1914-1918)
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Autobiography: 'On the Brink of War: Observations upon dangers past and dangers present, with something of the Life and Labours of Sir Leo Chiozza Money' (xi + 925 pp., incomplete), 1939
Transcripts of diaries and letters, photgraphs, telegrams, postcards, cuttings and maps from the First World War.
Letters written to Romilly's father describing his military experiences.
Accounts of the outbreak of the First World War and the conduct of military operations in Africa. With a note by John Holroyd-Doveton concerning Eric Humphrey Holroyd-Doveton.
English translations by D.C. Phillott of letters from Indian Army troops serving in Palestine.
Includes letters sent by Bateson from France and England. Some are written on the back of torn pages from the Journal of Genetics (items 10-11 & 13-14). Two 1918 letters are on paper headed ‘Y.M.C.A. On Active Service with the British Expeditionary Force’ (items 15 [15:1r] and 20 [20:1r]).
Transcripts of the letters from William Bateson to his sons which are catalogued at [MS Add.8634/A.26]. Contents of an envelope.
The transcript for the letter to John dated 25 Sep. 1918 is annotated with a note stating that the letter was found in John’s breast pocket when he was killed (item 3 [3:2]). The transcripts also include two additional letters to Gregory dated 22-23 Apr. 1922 informing him of Martin’s suicide (items 6-7 [6:1]).
The collection is comprised of 36 letters and telegrams, written between March 1918 and February 1919, to his father in India, describing his experiences as an artillery signalling officer in Flanders, during the last year of the First World War.
Contents of an envelope so inscribed. Includes: a printed note on membership of German Academies and Scientific Societies (1917); a printed memorandum, notices and reports concerning the Inter-Allied Conference on Scientific Organisations held at the Royal Society in Oct. 1918, together with a related letter to Bateson from David Prain; and a press cutting on the death of Admiral Sir A.H. Markham (Oct. 1918).
A Special General Meeting was held on 31 July 1918 to consider the advisability of expelling enemy foreign members from the Society. The file includes a printed notice of the meeting; two letters from Thomas R.R. Stebbing to Bateson re a note in Nature which appeared to ignore the fact that the proposal was rejected at the meeting; and related notes in Bateson's hand.
The collection consists primarily of letters from Ruth Darwin to members of her family but predominantly to her sister (Emma) Nora Darwin, and correspondence and papers arising out of Ruth's work with the British Committee of the French Red Cross in France in 1917-1919.
Album Amicorum compiled by Sister E. B. Tayloe during the First World War, while serving at the First General Hospital, Cambridge, and at the 16th General Hospital, Le Treport.
The papers consist principally of letters, journals and photographs relating to the service of Harold Arthur Thomas Fairbank in the South African War and First World War, and of Thomas John Fairbank in the Second World War.
Letters written by WN to friends and family from the Far East, Germany and Holland whilst interned during the First World War; notes describing the riots in Hankow, 1927; photographs of China.