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

Publications and printed material, 1814-1966

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HAMILTON: 19/1

1814 Jan 14

Edition of the newspaper The Evening Star, containing article on the charge of the 92nd (Highland) Regt under Col John Cameron against French forces at the battle of Bayonne, 13 Dec 1813. 4pp


HAMILTON: 19/2

1816 Jun 25

Edition of the newspaper The Evening Star, containing verses written by 'D S', an officer of the 92nd (Highland) Regt, and sung in the regimental mess on the anniversary of the battle of Waterloo. 4pp


HAMILTON: 19/3

Undated[1820-1840]

Printed pedigree of the Vereker family, displaying 24 generations from Edmund II Ironside, King of England (1016) to Charles Vereker, 2nd Viscount Gort. 1p


HAMILTON: 19/4

1888 Sep 1

Offprint of article, 'The Eastern question from an Indian point of view', (from The Fortnightly Review), author's name not supplied, regarding the 'forward policy'in Afghanistan, advocating reinforcement of the British Army in India and an alliance between Britain and Afghanistan as a defence against a potential Russian invasion of India. 15pp


HAMILTON: 19/5

1889 Mar 25

Offprint of article, 'Our true policy in India-a rejoinder', (from The Fortnightly Review), by 'An Indian officer' [Hamilton], regarding the 'forward policy'in Afghanistan, proposing reinforcement of the British Army in India and a British alliance with Afghanistan, and rebutting an article by Colonel John Frederick Maurice in The Fortnightly Review of Feb 1889, in which Maurice had asserted that a potential Russian invasion of India through Afghanistan was unlikely, and which had advocated blocking Russian expansionism in continental Europe by the cooperation of British military forces with other European powers. 11pp


HAMILTON: 19/6

1889 Jul 5

Offprint of article, 'A progressive or retrograde zeit-geist', 9from The Fortnightly Review), by 'An Indian officer' [Hamilton], proposing cadet military training for all youths, with continued military service on a voluntary basis, and rebutting an article by Colonel John Frederick Maurice (in The Fortnightly Review of May 1889), in which Maurice had advocated a system of universal conscription for the British Army similar to continental European armies. 12pp


HAMILTON: 19/7

1890

The Heriots by Sir Henry Stewart Cunningham (Macmillan and Co, London and New York, 1890). 1 vol


HAMILTON: 19/8

1897

The song book of Bethia Hardacre by Ella Fuller Maitland (Chapman and Hall Ltd, London, 1897). 1 vol


HAMILTON: 19/9

[1899-1900]

A slump in heroes (a Transvaal war drama without warriors) by Harold Bolce (Johannesburg Life Publishing Co, Johannesburg). 1 booklet, 32pp


HAMILTON: 19/10

1906

La guerre russo-japonaise by René Romain Marie Robert Meunier (Berger-Levrault, Paris and Nancy, 1906), maps of the campaign. 1 vol, 17 maps


HAMILTON: 19/11

1910

The Isthmian canal by H H Rousseau, presented at the twentieth annual session of the Trans-Mississipi Commercial Congress, Denver, Colorado (US Government Printing Office, Washington, 1910). 54pp


HAMILTON: 19/12

1911 Jun 28

Printed programme for the Pilgrims' coronation dinner at the Savoy Hotel, London, in honour of John Hays Hammond, special ambassador of the USA, with list of guests and texts of toasts by Hammond, Rt Hon Arthur James Balfour MP, Rt Hon Augustine Burrell MP and the Hon Chauncey M Depew. 14pp


HAMILTON: 19/13

1912

The solemnization of Jacklin, some adventures on the search for reality by Florence Farr (A C Fifield, London, 1912). 1 vol (inscribed 'Ian from Jean, 1 Jan 1913')


HAMILTON: 19/14

1913

'Die schlacht bei Leipzig', printed transcript in German of a lecture on the Battle of Leipzig, 1813, given by Hauptmann Senfert J R 107on 17 Dec 1912. 20pp


HAMILTON: 19/15

1915-1934

Five bookplate printing blocks, comprising Hamilton as General Officer Commanding, Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, talking to ANZAC troops, Gallipoli, 1915; design for books of Jean Hamilton (their cottage at Chesham, Bucks, 1912); Hamilton as Colonel of the Gordon Highlanders, in full dress uniform, and saluting in service uniform, 1920s; cartoon by D R Leslie, of Hamilton carrying the drums of 2 Bn Gordon Highlanders, which were left in Belgium and brought to Germany during World War One and presented to to Hamilton by German President FM Paul Ludwig Hans von Beneckendorff und von Hindenburg, in Berlin, Germany, 1934. 5 blocks


HAMILTON: 19/16

1916

Papers relating to Major-General C V F Townshend's appreciation of the position after the battle of Kut-el-Amara (HMSO, London, 1916), printed correspondence, 1-12 Apr 1916, between the India Office, Rt Hon Charles Hardinge, 1st Baron Hardinge of Penshurst, Viceroy of India, and Gen Sir John (Eccles) Nixon, General Officer Commanding in Mesopotamia, relating to the protest by Maj Gen Charles Vere Ferrers Townshend against orders requiring him to advance on Baghdad, Mesopotamia, due to the inadequacies of his forces, following the battle of Kut-el-Amara, 28-29 Sep 1915. 6pp


HAMILTON: 19/17

1916

The ANZAC book, written and illustrated in Gallipoli by the men of ANZAC, edited by Charles Edwin Woodrow Bean (Cassell and Co Ltd, London, New York, Toronto and Melbourne, 1916). 1 vol


HAMILTON: 19/18

1917 Dec 15

Programme for a choral concert at the Royal Albert Hall, London, commemorating the actions of the first seven divisions of the British Expeditionary Force from the Battle of Mons, 23 Aug 1914 to the end of the First Battle of Ypres, 22 Nov 1914. 23pp


HAMILTON: 19/19

1919 Jan 25,1922 Dec 28

Report of the proceedings at the London Robert Burns jubilee celebration at the birth of Robert Burns, London, 25 Jan 1919, including texts of speeches by Hamilton; Rt Hon Edward Patrick Morris, 1st Baron Morris; Maj Gen Sir Newton James Moore; Capt Bruce Bairnsfather; Lt Col John Buchan; Lt Col E A Ewart, also known as Boyd Cable. With letter from William Will, managing director of Graphic Publications Ltd, 28 Dec 1922, with his typescript notes for Hamilton regarding Burns' attitudes towards patriotism and politics. 1 file


HAMILTON: 19/20

1926

The Household Brigade magazine, Autumn 1926, including article 'A subaltern at Majuba' (part one), by Hamilton, pp268-274, on his experience as a Lieutenant of the 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Foot at the Battle of Majuba Hill, First Boer War, 27 Feb 1881. 1 vol, 116pp


HAMILTON: 19/21

1926-1927

The Household Brigade magazine, Winter 1926-1927, including article 'A subaltern at Majuba' (part two), by Hamilton, pp 8-9, on his experience as a Lieutenant of the 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Foot at the Battle of Majuba Hill, First Boer War, 27 Feb 1881. 1 vol, 122pp


HAMILTON: 19/22

[1927]

Landmarks in the expansion of the British Empire, 1558-1918 and landmarks in the evolution of the British Army,1660-1927, printed pamphlet (author, publisher or date of publication not supplied). 8pp


HAMILTON: 19/23

1927

Annual report of the Royal Literary Fund (William Cartmel and son, St Albans, 1927). 68pp


HAMILTON: 19/24

1927-1938

Printed cards, comprising cartoon of Hamilton as Col of the Gordon Highlanders, 1927; 'A speaking likeness!', cartoon by 'W N' of Hamilton giving a speech [1931]; card featuring print of the painting by Maurice William Greiffenhagen of Mary Queen of Scots at the Battle of Langside, 1568, displayed at 1 Hyde Park Gardens, London, (year of card unknown); New Year card featuring photograph of Hamilton as Lord Rector of Edinburgh University being carried by students after his rectorial address, 1 Jan 1934; card featuring sketch of Jean Hamilton [by C T Blasy], 1934; cartoon of Hamilton as Col of the Gordon Highlanders, 1934, with Monthly Bulletin of the Publicity Club of Glasgow containing cartoons of guest speakers including Hamilton, Nov 1934; card featuring cartoon by 'Spy' of Hamilton as a Col during the Boer War, 1900, and cartoon of Hamilton as Col of the Gordon Highlanders, 1936; greetings card featuring photograph of Hamilton in Monte Carlo, Monaco, Winter 1937-1938; invitations for German ex-servicemen's party at 1 Hyde Park Gardens, London, 24 Sep 1938. 1 box


HAMILTON: 19/25

1927 Jan

The Tiger and Spinx, the journal of the Gordon Highlanders, vol 3 no 15, containing a photograph of officers of the 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Foot at Jullundur, Indian, 1870, and Hamilton's article 'A subaltern at Majuba' by Hamilton, on his experience as a Lieutenant of the 92nd (Gordon Highlanders) Foot at the Battle of Majuba Hill, First Boer War, 27 Feb 1881. 1 vol, 116pp


HAMILTON: 19/26

1928

A short account of canteens in the British army by the Hon Sir John William Fortescue (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1928). 80pp


HAMILTON: 19/27

1929 Nov

Life and letters periodical vol 3 no 18, edited by Desmond McCarthy, including article 'The end of war?', featuring the correspondence between Hamilton and Erich Maria Remarque regarding Remarque's All quiet on the Western Front [Im Westen nichts Neues] (Putnam, London, 1929). 1 vol, 90pp


HAMILTON: 19/28

[1929]

On inspiration, being opinions expressed by eminent composers of today on a subject of general interest edited by L Dunton Green, reprinted from The Chesterian (J and W Chester Ltd, London, [1929]). 46pp


HAMILTON: 19/29

1934

A short history of Scottish regiments by Pte A W Keith, the Highland Light Infantry (J and G Innes, St Andrews, 1934). 28pp


HAMILTON: 19/30

1934

She walks in beauty, an anthology of feminine loveliness, descriptions of feminine beauty in English prose and poetry collected by Lady Cynthia Mary Evelyn Asquith (William Heinemann, London, 1934). 1 vol (inscribed 'for Big Ian [Hamilton] from Jin Jan' [Janet Leeper])


HAMILTON: 19/31

1939-1946

Printed cards, comprising cartoon of Hamilton dancing above a crossed pen and sword, 1939; 'no offence please, only defence', cartoon of Hamilton holding pen [undated]; card featuring photograph of Hamilton reading greetings on his 87th birthday, Jan 1940; Hamilton as Col of the Gordon Highlanders standing next to an airplane, Christmas 1941; cartoon of Hamilton during an air raid, with his poem, 'The poppy still blooms', Christmas 1941; Hamilton feeding a Belted Galloway bull, Christmas 1942; card featuring painting of Hamilton as a young boy with a hoop, Christmas 1943; card featuring painting of 1614, showing a Hamilton ancestor and his tutor, Christmas 1944; card featuring photograph of Hamilton visiting the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London, 1945; card featuring photograph of Hamilton's 93rd birthday party, Christmas 1946. 1 box


HAMILTON: 19/32

1942

The Wellington year book (Wellington College and C T Hunt Ltd, 1942), including obituary for Capt Harold Stone Knight, Scots Guards, adopted son of Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, who died of wounds in Libya, Jun 1941, p 62. 1 vol, 76pp


HAMILTON: 19/33

1944

Gordon and the Gordon boys by Lt Col Graham Seton Hutchison (Gordon Boys' School, Woking, 1944), with a foreword by Hamilton. 1 vol, 56pp


HAMILTON: 19/34

1950

The Red Poppy, 25th anniversary number, including 'The last of the Bayards', biographical article on Hamilton by Maj John (Francis Allen) North. 36pp


HAMILTON: 19/35

1951 Feb

The Claymore, journal of the British Legion Scotland, vol 2 no 2, including article 'General Sir Ian Hamilton, President British Legion Scotland, 1931-1947' by Mary Shield, a brief biography of Hamilton and appreciation of his role in the formation of the British Legion. 28pp


HAMILTON: 19/36

1951 May

The Claymore, journal of the British Legion Scotland, vol 2 no 5, including article 'Highlanders of two nations' by Col Ronald Garvie Leonard, on the role of the 72nd Highlanders and the 5th Ghurka Rgt during the Second Afghan War, 1878-1880. 32pp


HAMILTON: 19/37

1953 Feb

Empire and Commonwealth, the journal of the British Empire Service League, vol 28 no 11, including article 'For empire, crown and comrades-a happy warrior's centenary', biography of Hamilton celebrating the 100th anninversary of his birth. 40pp


HAMILTON: 19/38

1953 Feb

The National and English Review, vol 140, no 840, including 'Unworthy apologia', review by Auckland Campbell Geddes, 1st Baron Geddes, of The private papers of Douglas Haig, 1914-1919 edited by Robert Blake (Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1952). 1 vol


HAMILTON: 19/39

1958 Jan

The 79th news, journal of the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, with article on the unveiling of a memorial to Hamilton by Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill MP in the crypt of St Paul's Cathedral, London, 6 Nov 1957. 82pp


HAMILTON: 19/40

1958 Mar

Empire and Commonwealth, the journal of the British Empire Service League, vol 33 no 12, including review by 'Nostaw' of Hamilton's The Commander (Hollis and Carter, London, 1957), edited by Maj Anthony Heritage Farrar-Hockley. 40pp


HAMILTON: 19/41

1959 Jun

The Tiger and Sphinx, regimental journal of the Gordon Highlanders, vol 5 no 6. 36pp


HAMILTON: 19/42

1960

The river war by Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill (Four Square Books, London, 1960). 352pp


HAMILTON: 19/43

1961

Service not self, 1921-1961, commemorative brochure on the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Metropolitan Area of the British Legion, including reproduction of a Christmas card sent by Hamilton to the Area office, 1937. 28pp


HAMILTON: 19/44

1964 Aug

The Claymore, journal of the British Legion Scotland, vol 15 no 8, including article 'Gallipoli 1915' by Mary Shield. 25pp


HAMILTON: 19/45

1964

Typescript with manuscript annotations of 'The life of General Sir Ian Hamilton' by Ian Bogle Monteith Hamilton, subsequently published as The happy warrior, a life of Gen Sir Ian Hamilton (Cassell, London, 1966). 755pp


HAMILTON: 19/46

1966

Galley proof of The happy warrior, a life of Gen Sir Ian Hamilton by Ian Bogle Monteith Hamilton (Cassell, London, 1966). 136pp

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