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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Campbell
CAMPBELL, Maj Gen Lorn Henry Dick (1846-1913)
Created 1868-1914
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
2 vols


Name of creator(s)
Campbell, Lorn Henry Dick, 1846-1913, Major General
Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1846; entered Indian Army, 1863; Col, 1895; served on North West Frontier of India, 1868, in Afghan War, 1878-1879, and in Waziristan, India, 1881, China, 1900-1901, and India, 1901-1903; retired, 1903; died in 1913.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1982.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers relating to his life and military career, 1868-1914, principally comprising press cuttings relating to his service in the Afghan War, 1878-1879, and in Waziristan, India, 1881, and China, 1900-1901; photographs relating to his service in China, 1900-1901; typescript translations of letters from Chinese General Li-Antang to Adm Sir James Andrew Thomas Bruce, regarding the surrender of forts by Chinese forces during the Boxer Rebellion, 1900.

System of arrangement

2 vols

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material
Mainly English, but some Chinese
Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives



Decorations: CB

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

This catalogue is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. This catalogue may be updated from time to time in order to reflect additional material and/or new understandings of the material.

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  • Armed forces
  • Boxer Rebellion (1900-1901)
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • Photographs
  • Second Afghan War, 1878-1880
  • State security
  • Visual materials
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • Wars (events)

Personal names

  • Bruce, Sir, James Andrew Thomas, 1846-1921, Knight, Admiral
  • Campbell, Lorn Henry Dick, 1846-1913, Major General
  • Campbell, Lorn Henry Dick, 1846-1913, Major General
  • Li-Antang, fl 1900, Chinese General

Corporate names

  • Indian Army


  • Afghanistan, Middle East
  • China, East Asia
  • India, South Asia
  • Waziristan, Pakistan, South Asia

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