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, 1853-6, the Indian Mutiny, 1857-8, the Ashanti War, 1873-4, and Egypt.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. lett. c. 448].
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MSS. Eng. lett. c. 448-52, d. 419-20, e. 151
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 11996
Biographical / Historical
Sir Archibald Alison, 2nd Baronet (1826-1907) was a general. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library in 1977.
- Papers of Sir Archibald Alison
- Emily Tarrant
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