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

Correspondence relating to publications, articles and letters to the press by Hamilton and others, 1916-1948

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HAMILTON: 15/5/1

1916 Jan 6-1916 Dec 14

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, requests from editors for articles by Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including correspondence with George Bigwood, regarding Hamilton's preface for The Lancashire fighting Territorials in Gallipoli by Bigwood (George Newnes, London, 1916); Sapper Horace Moore-Jones, regarding Hamilton's preface for Sketches made at ANZAC by Moore-Jones (Hugh Rees Ltd, London, 1916); Hamilton's letter to James Louis Garvin, editor of The Observer, criticising concentration of Allied effort on the Western Front alone, 24 Jan; Hamilton's letter to the editor of The Newcastle Daily Chronicle, congratulating its leader article which deprecated the evacuation of the Gallipoli Peninsula, 16 Mar. 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/2

1917 Jan 18-1917 Dec 31

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, requests from editors for articles by Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including correspondence with Amy Charlotte Stuart-Menzies regarding references to the Gallipoli Campaign in her Further indiscretions by a woman of no importance (Herbert Jenkins, London, 1918); Hamilton's comments on The story of the Anzacs by anonymous (James Ingram, Melbourne, 1917); Hamilton's letter to The Times, 23 Oct, regarding the achievements of 29 Div at Gallipoli, with correspondence on the same subject with Sir Theodore Cook, editor of The Field;Hamilton's letters to William Kerridge Haselden, cartoonist of The Daily Mirror, mainly regarding the role of FM Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum and Broome, in the Dardanelles Campaign;Hamilton's letter to Lovat Fraser of The Times,regarding the responsibility for diverting Allied troops from Gallipoli to Salonika, 31 Dec. 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/3

1918 Jan 4-1918 Dec 30

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, requests from editors for articles by Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including correspondence with Isabelle Ida Ameer-Ali, regarding Hamilton's foreword for The memoirs of Sir Andrew Melvill by Torick Ameer-Ali (John Lane, London, 1918); Trooper Clutha N MacKenzie, editor of the Chronicles of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, regarding a proposed medal for service in Gallipoli; Hamilton's letter to Lovat Fraser of The Times, predicting a German defeat following the German MICHAEL offensive, 28 Mar; Hamilton's Christmas 1918 message to Australian troops, published in The Australian at Weymouth, Dec 1918. 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/4

1919 Jan 1-1920 Dec 3

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, requests from editors for articles by Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including correspondence with Edith M Humphris, assistant editor of The VC and DSO (Standard Art Book Co, London, 1924), regarding Hamilton's contributions; with James Davidson, editor of The Bulletin, regarding Hamilton's alleged criticism of the 52 (Lowland) Div during the Gallipoli Campaign; with Amy Charlotte Menzies, regarding her book Sir Stanley Maude and other memories (Herbert Jenkins, London, 1919); with Hon Sir Thomas Mackenzie and the Hon Sir James Allen regarding Hamilton's preface to The New Zealanders at Gallipoli by Maj Fred Waite, vol 11 of the New Zealand Popular History Series (Auckland, 1921); with Maj William Boyd Shannon, regarding Shannon's anthology of poems, Mars and Eros (A H Stockwell, London, 1921); with Malcom Ross, regarding Hamilton's preface for the forthcoming Noel Ross and his works (Edward Arnold, London, 1919); letters from Hamilton to The Times, asserting that Germany rather than France was the true barrier against Bolshevism, 16 Apr 1919, and that the evacuation of the Gallipoli Peninsula had adversely affected British prestige in Egypt, 20 Dec 1919. 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/5

1920 Dec 14-1921 Nov 15

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, requests from editors for articles by Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including correspondence with Lt Col John Bayne Maclean, Canadian publisher, regarding his and Hamilton's publications; with Col Lewis William George Butler, regarding Butler's Sir Redvers Buller (Smith, Elder and Co, London, 1909); with Maj Gen Lord (Albert) Edward (Wilfred) Gleichen, regarding the use of Turkish maps by Allied forces during the Gallipoli Campaign; letter from Hamilton to The Times, 3 Jul 1921, on the damaging effect to the Dardanelles Campaign of the reports of Keith Arthur Murdoch, journalist; remarks by Hamilton for the Newspaper Enterprise Association of America on the severity of the Treaty of Versailles towards Germany, 10 Mar 1921; letters of reaction to Hamilton's The soul and body of an army (Edward Arnold and Co, London, 1921). 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/6

1921 Nov 17-1923 Sep 26

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, requests from editors for articles by Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including correspondence with Lt Col John Bayne Maclean, Canadian publisher, regarding his and Hamilton's publications; with Edmund Dene Morel MP regarding Morel's book The secret history of a great betrayal (Foreign Affairs, London, 1923); with Lt Col Frederick William Moffitt, commanding 1 Bn Essex Regt, regarding Hamilton's foreword to The Essex Regiment, 1st Battalion, 1741-1919 by John William Burrows (J H Burrow and Sons, Southend-on-Sea, 1923); Hamilton's letter to The Times, regarding future control of Australian military forces by the Imperial General Staff, 30 Apr 1923. 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/7

1923 Oct 5-1924 May 8

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, requests from editors for articles by Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including reaction to Hamilton's The friends of England, lectures to members of the British Legion (G Allen Unwin, London, 1923); letter from Hamilton to The Morning Post, justifying the Gallipoli Campaign for its attrition of Turkish forces, 5 Dec 1923. With The Ruhr, the history of the French occupation, pamphlet by Joseph King (British Bureau for Ruhr Information, London, 1924). 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/8

1924 Mar 25-1924 Dec 30

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, requests from editors for articles by Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including Hamilton's letter to The Manchester Evening Chronicle, defending his proposal that British and German ex-servicemen should shake hands, 25 Sep 1924; correspondence with Lt Col Herman Gaston de Watteville regarding de Watteville's proposed obituary of Hamilton for The Times (with draft of obituary); with US Maj Sherman Miles, US Military Attaché to Constantinople, regarding Miles' forthcoming book Notes on the Dardanelles Campaign of 1915 reprinted from the Coast Artillery Journal, 1924-1925. 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/9

1925 Jan 3-1926 Apr 27

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, requests from editors for articles by Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including Hamilton's letters to The Evening Standard, 28 Apr 1925 and 1 May 1925, regarding uncensored information about the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force appearing in the Egyptian press in 1915; correspondence with US Maj Sherman Miles, US Military Attaché to Constantinople, regarding Miles' forthcoming book Notes on the Dardanelles Campaign of 1915 reprinted from the Coast Artillery Journal, 1924-1925; with Ernest Howard Shepard, regarding illustrations for Hamilton's Now and then (Methuen and Co, London, 1926). With General Lord Rawlinson of Trent, an appreciation by Maj Gen Sir Archibald Armar Montgomery (William Clowes and Sons, London, 1925), and associated correspondence with Montgomery relating to his article. 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/10

1926 May 31-1927 Apr 8

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, requests from editors for articles by Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including 'An armistice message', article by Hamilton from The Monsoon, Nov 1926; correspondence with US Navy Capt William Dilworth Puleston, regarding Puleston's The Dardanelles Expedition, a condensed study (US Naval Institute, Anapolis, 1926). 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/11

1926 Aug 10-1927 Jan 20

Correspondence from relatives, friends and acquaintances who had received copies of Hamilton's Now and then (Methuen and Co, London, 1926), including Sir James Matthew Barrie; John Buchan; Lady Sibyl Colefax; John Drinkwater; Lilian Hamilton; Elizabeth Sanderson Haldane; Janet Christina Monteith Leeper; Edward Verrall Lucas; John Masefield; Elizabeth Robins and Mary Spears. 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/12

1927 Apr 18-1928 Dec 29

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, requests from editors for articles by Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including 'Four foreign ports, letter by Hamilton to The Times, 5 Nov 1928, advocating the construction of a Forth-Clyde canal in Scotland; correspondence with US Navy Capt William Dilworth Puleston, regarding the second edition of Puleston's The Dardanelles Expedition, a condensed study (US Naval Institute, Anapolis, 1926); with Maj Gen Sir James Marshall Stewart, regarding Hamilton's foreword for The history of the 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles (Frontier Force), 1858-1928 (Gale and Polden, Aldershot, 1928). 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/13

1929 Jan 12-1929 Dec 23

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, requests from editors for articles by Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including letters from Hamilton to The Times and the Western Morning News and Mercury, 14 Feb 1929 and 13 Dec 1929, regarding the vulnerability of Singaporeto invasion; correspondence with Lt Col Edward Yorke Daniel, Historical Section, Committee of Imperial Defence, regarding the relationship between Hamilton and FM Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum and Broome, given in The official history of the Gallipoli campaign, volume 1 by Brig Gen Cecil Faber Aspinall-Oglander (Heinemann, London, 1929); with Col Alfred Ernest Conquer Keble regarding the portrayal of Surgeon Gen William George Birrell, Director of Medical Services, Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, in Gallipoli Memories by Edward Montague Compton MacKenzie (Cassel, London, 1929); with Lt Gen William Raine Marshall, regarding Hamilton's preface for Marshall's Memories of four fronts (Ernest Benn, London, 1929). 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/14

1929 May 11

Letter received by Hamilton from Eva Mungall, regarding the publication of her Searchlights, sonnets and other verse (Alexander Graham, Paisley, 1929) to which Hamilton contributed a preface. 1 letter


HAMILTON: 15/5/15

1930 Jan11-1931 Jun 30

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, requests from editors for articles by Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including correspondence with Adm Mark (Edward Frederic) Kerr, regarding the plan of the Royal Hellenic Navy formulated in 1905-1906 for forcing the Dardanelles; with German Gen Hans von Seeckt regarding von Seeckt's Thoughts of a soldier (English translation, Ernest Benn, London, 1930) to which Hamilton contributed an introduction; with Hon Victor Sampson regarding their Anti-commando, an account of Sir Aubrey Woolls-Sampson's part in the South African War, 1899-1902 (Faber and Faber, London, 1931); with Capt James Robert 'Jack' White, regarding White's autobiography Misfit (Jonathan Cape, London, 1930). 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/16

1931 Jul 8-1931 Dec 23

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications, including correspondence with Hon Victor Sampson regarding their Anti-commando, an account of Sir Aubrey Woolls-Sampson's part in the South African War, 1899-1902 (Faber and Faber, London, 1931); with Lt-Gen Sir Charles (James) Briggs regarding Anti-commando. 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/17

1932 Jan 4-1932 Nov 5

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including correspondence with Hon Victor Sampson regarding their Anti-commando, an account of Sir Aubrey Woolls-Sampson's part in the South African War, 1899-1902 (Faber and Faber, London, 1931); reaction to Hamilton's article on his early career in the Gordon Highlanders, 'Fifty years-making the new soldier', The Times, 12 Feb 1932. With Hamilton's introduction to Return to Cape Helles by Alec Riley (no publication details), and associated correspondence. 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/18

1932 Nov 11-1933 Sep 28

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including correspondence regarding Hamilton's chapter on FM Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum and Broome, in The Post Victorians (Ivor Nicholson and Watson, London, 1933); correspondence with Cecil Headlam, regarding the battle of Rooiwal, 11 Apr 1902, Second Boer War, for The Milner Papers, edited by Headlam, 2nd vol (Cassell and Company, London, 1933). 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/19

1933 Oct 26-1934 Sep 20

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including correspondence regarding Hamilton's chapter on FM Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum and Broome, in The post Victorians (Ivor Nicholson and Watson, London, 1933); with Capt William Dilworth Puleston US Navy, regarding Puleston's High command in the world war (Scribner's, London, 1934), to which Hamilton contributed an introduction;with Harrington Mann, regarding Mann's The technique of portrait painting (Seeley, Service & Co, London, 1933); with Paul Maze, regarding Maze's A Frenchman in khaki (William Heinemann, London & Toronto, 1934). 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/20

1934 Sep 25-1939 Jun 7

Correspondence between Hamilton and Kay Matsumoto, the Japanese translator of his A Staff Officer's scrap-book during the Russo-Japanese War, 2 vols (Edward Arnold, London, 1905 and 1907), including on the celebrations for the 30th anniversary of the Battle of Mukden, Russo-Japanese War, 1905, and the publication of the Japanese translation of the Staff Officer's scrap-book, 25 Mar 1935; her visit to the Forbidden City, Peking, China, 15 May 1938; her visit to the Yalu River, Manchukuo, 7 Jun 1939. With three photographs of her in Peking, 1938. 1 file, 3 photographs


HAMILTON: 15/5/21

1939

Typescript of 'The golden bridge', unpublished novella by Kay Matsumoto. 217pp


HAMILTON: 15/5/22

1934 Oct 3-1935 Oct 30

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, requests for articles by Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including correspondence with Capt William Dilworth Puleston US Navy, regarding Puleston's High command in the world war (Scribner's, London, 1934), to which Hamilton contributed an introduction; 'Gallipoli memories-the Rochdale terrritorials' first action', newspaper article by Councillor T T Heywood, The Rochdale Observer, 11 May 1935. 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/23

1935 Oct 30-1936 Jul 20

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, requests for articles by Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications, including typescript of article by Hamilton for The old contemptible, Dec 1935; correspondence with Col Sir Henry Clayton Darlington, regarding Hamilton's preface for Darlington's Letters from Helles (Longmans, Green & Co, London, 1936); with Maj the Hon (Edward) Gerald French, relating to information supplied by Hamilton for French's French replies to Haig (Hutchinson & Co, London, 1936); with Percy Wyndham Lewis, regarding Hamilton's praise for Lewis' Left wings over Europe (Jonathan Cape, London, 1936). 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/24

1936 Aug 14-1937 Jun 22

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, and requests for articles by Hamilton, including correspondence with Maj the Hon (Edward) Gerald French, regarding a proposed foreword by Hamilton for Some war diaries, addresses, and correspondence edited by French (Herbert Jenkins: London, 1937). With Bedford 1914, Gallipoli 1915, "crowded hours" of Argyll and Ross batteries, Royal Garrison Artillery (Territorial Force) by Regimental Sgt Maj James H Mackenzie (Reprinted from The Campbeltown Courier, 1936). 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/25

1937 Jul 17-1938 Apr 12

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, requests from editors for articles by Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including correspondence with The Bulletin regarding publication of excerpts of his book When I was a boy (Faber and Faber, London, 1939); with the BBC regarding Hamilton's radio broadcast, 'The Battle of Majuba Hill, 1881', for the series, 'I was there'. With Suvla Bay by Alfred Macfarlane (The Channing Press, Dawlish, 1937), to which Hamilton contributed a preface, and associated correspondence. 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/26

1938 Apr 15-1938 Dec 30

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, requests from editors for articles by Hamilton, and Hamilton's speeches, publications and letters to the press, including correspondence regarding publication of Hamilton's autobiography When I was a boy (Faber and Faber, London, 1939); typescript of Hamilton's speech to the Land Agents' Society, Jul 1938; typescript of Hamilton's article for The Red Poppy, and proof copy of Hamilton's interview with W R Titterton of the Sunday Graphic, describing Hamilton's meeting with Adolf Hitler, and supporting Hitler's attitude towards Czechoslovakia. With Joseph Lister: personal memories by Sir StClair Thomson (Reprinted from the King's College Hospital Gazette, 1937). 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/27

1939 Jan 3-1939 Sep 27

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, requests from editors for articles by Hamilton, and Hamilton's speeches, publications and letters to the press, including correspondence regarding publication of Hamilton's autobiography When I was a boy (Faber and Faber, London, 1939); correspondence with Joseph Maunsell Hone, regarding Hamilton's reminiscences of William Butler Yeats for Hone's W B Yeats, 1865-1939 (Macmillan & Co, London, 1942). With 'Quinn's and Courtney's', account by Douglas Hallam of his experiences as an officer of the Royal Naval Division during the Gallipoli Campaign, 1915, Blackwood's Magazine, Mar 1939; The Great War...I was there (Gallipoli number), part 13, Dec 1938. 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/28

1939 Oct 5-1940 Sep 18

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, requests from editors for articles by Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including correspondence regarding publication of Hamilton's autobiography When I was a boy (Faber and Faber, London, 1939); proof of 'We don't want hate', article by Hamilton advocating respect for an enemy during wartime, The Red Poppy, 1939; correspondence with Lady Alexandra Henrietta Louisa Haig, regarding supposed publication in the USA of the diary of her father FM Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig; Hamilton's letter, 16 Jan 1940, refuting an article by 'Candidus' in The Daily Sketch, 15 Jan 1940, which asserted that the Allied victory in World War One was won on the Western Front. 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/29

1940 Oct 2-1942 Dec 16

Correspondence mainly relating to Hamilton's publications, publications sent to Hamilton, and requests from editors for articles by Hamilton, including Hamilton's letter to The Times, 2 Oct 1940, opposing Allied retaliatory bombing of German civilians; correspondence with Capt Frederick Dorling Bone, press officer Tanks Victory Club, regarding Hamilton's evidence in 1903 to the Royal Commission on the war in South Africa, advocating an early design of tanks for infantry battalions; correspondence regarding publication of Hamilton's Jean, a memoir on Jean, Lady Hamilton (privately printed, London, 1941). With War Office leaflets 'The armoured division', 'The infantry division', 'Airborne troops' and 'Engineers' from the series Popular guide to the German Army, and associated correspondence with Maj Peter Earle, War Office. 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/30

1942 Dec 12-1945 Mar 31

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including correspondence with Joseph Maunsell Hone, regarding publication of Hone's W B Yeats, 1865-1939 (Macmillan & Co, London, 1942); with Lt Col Graham Seton Hutchison, regarding Hutchison's Gordon and the Gordon boys (Gordon Boys' School, Woking, 1944) to which Hamilton contributed a foreword; 'The impact of aviation on sea power', reprint of prize essay by Capt William Dilworth Puleston, US Navy, from the United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Apr 1943; 'A personal statement' and other related pamphlets by Hastings William Sackville Russell, 12th Duke of Bedford, in response to allegations of Bedford's pro-fascist sympathies; correspondence regarding publication of Hamilton's Listening for the drums (Faber and Faber, London, 1944). With Of average ability, poems by Cadet Roger de Grey and Cadet Peter Legh (Royal Miltitary College, Sandhurst, 1944). 1 file


HAMILTON: 15/5/31

1945 Apr 3-1948 Jun 2

Correspondence mainly relating to publications sent to Hamilton, and Hamilton's publications and letters to the press, including correspondence regarding reaction to Hamilton's Listening for the drums (Faber and Faber, London, 1944); typescript, with associated correspondence, of Hamilton's foreword for Duntroon (a history of the Royal Military College of Australia) by Col Joseph Edward Lee (Australian War Memorial, Canberra, 1952). With 'The Monasir country, 1930', article by Neil McLeod Innes, reprinted from Sudan notes and records, vol 14, part 2, 1931. 1 file

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