First World War (1914-1918)
Found in 1452 Collections and/or Records:
Foreign Office telegrams from Russia, France, Switzerland, Bulgaria, Greece, Rumania; Italy; mainly on Esatern and Western Fronts.
War Office Prints concerning Russia including: Despatches by Colonel Alfred Knox, Military Attache, Petrograd on Armament, Operations around Lodz; the South West Front in the Eastern Theatre; Events in Northern Poland, Mar 1915.
Includes childhood and war time letters to his parents.
Mainly concerning wireless telegraphy.
Includes: papers of the Military Education Committee; papers on the employment of Royal Engineers in the construction of barracks, etc; papers of the War Office Reconstruction Committee; papers of the Committee of Imperial Defence; Allied propaganda and military intelligence from the First World War; papers of the Army in India Committee.
Printed papers, including: papers on the Mediterranean Fleet; the new Admiralty training scheme; memoranda by Fisher; naval necessities; 'Some notes by Lord Fisher for his Friends'.
Album from HMS Malaya and a recording of Parham's reminiscences.
Certificates of competency and appoinmtents on a number of naval ships, 1881-1906; correspondence 1899-1924, including photographs and material relating to naval history of World War One, 1881-1924
Includes: pamphlet "Germany and England", a reprint of a series of Daily Mail articles by Robert Blatchford, Editor of the Clarion, on the chances of Germany declaring war on Britain, given to Else by JWHM; part of the pamphlet "The Jutland Battle, By Two Who Took part in It", typed letters from a sailor to his parents following the Battle of Jutland.
Papers relating to Lord Wester Wemyss's service as Commander-in-Chief, East Indies and Egypt Station, 1916-01 - 1917-06
The papers include: material on the Dardanelles Campaign and Wemyss's service as Commander-in-Chief, East Indies and Egypt Station; literary drafts and other material for Wemyss's memoirs, his account of the Dardanelles Campaign and Lady Wemyss's biography; Wemyss's correspondence, including letters to his wife; Lady Wemyss's diaries and correspondence; photographs and press cuttings.
Includes letters from CSC to WSC written while he served on the Western Front. Part A comprises original letters: part B comprises typescript transcripts prepared circa 1945.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.