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HAMILTON, Gen Sir Ian Standish Monteith (1853-1947)

Correspondence relating to the Forth-Clyde Canal and Hamilton's lecture tour of Scandinavia in 1924; Hamilton as Lieutenant of the Tower of London, Governor of Wellington College, and Honorary Colonel of 7/9 Bn The Royal Sco

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HAMILTON: 14/9/1-2 Forth-Clyde Canal, 1922-1943


HAMILTON: 14/9/1

1922 May-1930 Jul 1

Pamphlets, articles and correspondence relating to proposals for a canal scheme between the Rivers Forth and Clyde, Scotland, including typescript of 'The Forth-Clyde Canal', article by Hamilton for The Star, Dec 1922; typescript extract relating to the canal from a speech by Hamilton to the Glasgow and Lanarkshire Association of London, 3 Feb 1923; 'Iron, steel and kindred industries and the Mid-Scotland canal', reprint of paper by 'a Glasgow engineer' read at a meeting of the West of Scotland Iron and Steel Institute, 14 Nov 1923; 'The Mid-Scotland canal-what it means to the country', reprint of transcript of radio broadcast by Hamilton to Glasgow and Aberdeen, 21 Dec 1923 and 'Symposium on the feasability and advantages of a Forth and Clyde canal', reprint of article by Dr John Bruce Murray and Professors George Moncur, J W Gregory and William Robert Scott, Proceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow, 1926. 1 file


HAMILTON: 14/9/2

1922 Nov 29-1943 Nov 25

Correspondence relating to proposals for a Forth-Clyde canal scheme, Scotland, mainly comprising correspondence with the Mid Scotland Ship Canal National Association, regarding political lobbying for the scheme and the employment of ex-servicemen on the project, 1922-1931. 1 file


HAMILTON: 14/9/3-4 Lecture tour of Scandinavia, 1924


HAMILTON: 14/9/3

1923 Dec 19-1924 Dec 22

Correspondence relating to Hamilton's lecture tour of Norway, Sweden and Denmark, mainly in regard to arrangements for his itinerary, proposed content of and reaction to his lectures, including correspondence with Laurence Binyon, British Museum; William Archer, playwright and critic; the Anglo-Norse, Anglo-Swedish and Anglo-Danish Societies. 1 file


HAMILTON: 14/9/4

1924 Jan-Feb

Papers relating to Hamilton's lecture tour of Scandinavia, comprising typescripts of '1864 and Gallipoli', lecture delivered to the Officers' Society, Copenhagen, Denmark, 26 Jan 1924 and 'A night in Birmingham', lecture delivered to the Anglo-Swedish Society, Gothenburg, Sweden, 1 Feb 1924; typescript notes on the social and academic life of Swedish students; manuscript notes on his arrival in Denmark, a supper with the Anglo-Danish Society in Copenhagen, and for speeches on the Dardanelles Expedition and the racial affinity of Scots and Scandinavians to be given in Stockholm, Sweden, Copenhagen and Christiana, Norway. 1 file


HAMILTON: 14/9/5-7 Lieutenant of the Tower of London, 1918-1921


HAMILTON: 14/9/5

1918 Sep 2

Royal warrant of George V, King of Great Britain and Ireland, appointing Hamilton Lieutenant of the Tower of London from 2 Sep 1918 to 1 Sep 1922. 1p


HAMILTON: 14/9/6

1918 Sep 30-1921 Jul 20

Correspondence relating to Hamilton as Lieutenant of the Tower of London, mainly comprising requests to visit the Tower, and including correspondence regarding tercentenary commemorations of the death of Sir Walter Raleigh, 29 Oct 1919. 1 file


HAMILTON: 14/9/7

1919 Jun 3,1922 Nov 30

Royal warrant of George V, King of Great Britain and Ireland, appointing Hamilton Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George, 3 Jun 1919, with covering letter from the registrar of the Chancery of the Order, 30 Nov 1922. 1 file


HAMILTON: 14/9/8-11 Governor of Wellington College, 1919-1947


HAMILTON: 14/9/8

1919 Jun 24-1925 Mar 10

Correspondence relating to Hamilton as a Governor of Wellington College, Berkshire, including correspondence in regard to Old Wellingtonians; the Wellington war memorial; applications for entry of prospective pupils. 1 file


HAMILTON: 14/9/9

1925 May 29-1934 Feb 8

Correspondence relating to Hamilton as a Governor of Wellington College, Berkshire, including correspondence in regard to applications for entry of prospective pupils. 1 file


HAMILTON: 14/9/10

1934 Jun 7-1940 Oct 10

Correspondence relating to Hamilton as a Governor of Wellington College, Berkshire, including correspondence in regard to elections of governors; applications for entry of prospective pupils. 1 file


HAMILTON: 14/9/11

1940 Jun 4-1947 Aug 8

Correspondence relating to Hamilton as a Governor of Wellington College, Berkshire. 1 file


HAMILTON: 14/12 Honorary Colonel, 7/9 Bn The Royal Scots


HAMILTON: 14/9/12

1920 Feb 11-1932 Oct 28

Correspondence relating to Hamilton as Honorary Colonel of 7/9 Bn (Highlanders), The Royal Scots (The Royal Regt), mainly relating to designation of the battalion as Highlanders; appointments of battalion adjutants; correspondence as Honorary President of the 9th Battalion (Highlanders) The Royal Scots Association; correspondence with Lt Gen Sir Edward Altham Altham, Colonel of the Royal Scots, regarding Hamilton's relinquishment of the Honorary Colonelcy. 1 file

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