Papers of Sir Archibald Alison
Eight volumes of the correspondence, despatches and journals of Sir Archibald Alison, with later annotations by his family. The volumes include papers relating to the Crimean War, 1853-1856, the Indian Mutiny, 1857-1858, the Ashanti War, 1873-1874, and Egypt.
- Creation: 1849-1907
0.7 Linear metres (8 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. c. 448, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. lett. c. 448-452, MSS. Eng. lett. d. 419-420, MS. Eng. lett. e. 151
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 11996
Papers of Sir Archibald Alison, 2nd Baronet (1826-1907).
Biographical / Historical
Sir Archibald Alison, 2nd Baronet (1826-1907) was a general. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given Dr. J.R. Baker, Nov 1977.
- Papers of Sir Archibald Alison
- Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2022 by Marion Lowman
- EAD version 2022
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