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

Scrapbooks and notebooks of Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, 1859-1940

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HAMILTON: 20/3/1

1859 Jun-1908 Jul

'The album', notebook containing sixteen manuscript poems in several hands (authors not given). 1 vol


HAMILTON: 20/3/2

1909

'Edyth, her book of remembrance', scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, following the death of her sister Edyth Mary Kay Muir in 1909, containing photographs of Edyth and printed cuttings of poems. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 20/3/3

1910-1928

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, containing printed cuttings of selected poems. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 20/3/4

1914 Apr 1-1917 Jun 6

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, including newspaper cuttings on the official visit of Hamilton to Australia and New Zealand as Inspector General of Overseas Forces, Apr-May 1914; 'To the unconquerable dead of Gallipoli', poem by Lady Hamilton, Dec 1915; on the establishment of Commissions of Enquiry into the Dardanelles and Mesopotamia campaigns, Jul 1916; on the death of Franz Joseph I, Emperor of Austria-Hungary, 21 Nov 1916; society portraits from The Tatler, 1917; two articles by Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, 'Antwerp: the story of its siege and fall' and 'How Antwerp saved the channel ports', from the Sunday Pictorial, 19 and 26 Nov 1916. With photograph of Hamilton and R Adm Sir John Michael de Robeck on RN battleship HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH, Apr 1915. 1 vol, 1 photograph


HAMILTON: 20/3/5

1914-1919

'War poems', scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, containing printed cuttings of selected poetry of World War One, and including obituary notices for Flight Cdr Edward Kerr Anderson, Royal Flying Corps, and Lt the Hon V S T Harmsworth, Royal Naval Division, and newspaper cuttings on the unveiling of a memorial plaque to Rupert Chawner Brooke, poet, by Hamilton in Rugby School chapel, Mar 1919. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 20/3/6

1914, 1916

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, including newspaper cuttings on the Curragh Incident near Dublin, 7 Apr 1914; on the final evacuation of the Dardanelles, 1916; reviews of Ian Hamilton's final despatch by Hamilton (George Newnes, London, 1916); on the Easter Rising, Ireland, 1916; on the trial and execution of Roger David Casement for treason, May-Aug 1916. With letter to Hamilton from Rt Hon Sir Edward Henry Carson, Attorney General, denying he implied Hamilton was unwilling to allow publication of documents relating to the Dardanelles campaign, 16 Mar 1916; letters and mementos of Lady Hamilton as patron of the Gallipoli Field Force Fund, and the Star and Garter Home for disabled servicemen, Richmond, Surrey, 1916; typescript of poem, 'Non combatants' by Evelyn Underhill [1916]; edition of The Tribunal, a weekly pamphlet published by the Non Conscription Fellowship, 1 Jun 1916. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 20/3/7

1916 Apr 30-1916 Oct 20

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, including newspaper cuttings on the presentation of the Grande Croix de la Légion d'Honneur to Hamilton, 30 Apr; on the death of FM Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum and Broome, Secretary of State for War, 5 Jun; on the unveiling of a memorial statue in Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow, of FM Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar, Pretoria and Waterford, 21 Aug; reviews of The truth about the Dardanelles by Sydney A Moseley (Cassell and Co, London, 1916), and Gallipoli by John Edward Masefield (W Heinemann, London, 1916); on Zeppelin raids over the Midlands and south east of England. With letter to Lady Hamilton, from Gen Sir William Riddell Birdwood, on the death of Kitchener, 24 Jun 1916; typed extract of letter from Sir George (Christopher Molesworth) Birdwood to his nephew Gen William Birdwood, on his pride at Hamilton's praise for William's exploits in the Dardanelles; letter to Lady Hamilton, with photograph, from 2nd Lt George Armitage, 6 Bn Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, BEF, with his account of the Battle of the Somme, 22 Aug. 1 vol, 1 photograph


HAMILTON: 20/3/8

1916 Nov 30-1917 Jan 7

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, including newspaper cuttings on the resignation of Herbert Henry Asquith and appointment of David Lloyd George as British Prime Minister, Dec 1916; on German peace proposals, Dec 1916; on the death of Grigory Yefimovich Rasputin, Russian mystic, Jan 1917; on the case of Mrs William Cornwallis-West, charged by a court of inquiry of using undue influence to advance the career of 2nd Lt Patrick Barrett, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, Jan 1917; 'Modern decoration', article on the Hamilton house, 1 Hyde Park Gardens, London, from The Queen, The Lady's Newspaper, 30 Dec 1916. With letter, 31 Dec 1916, to Hamilton and Lady Hamilton, from Lt Gen Sir John Steven Cowans, with thanks for their support during his appearance before the court of inquiry in the Cornwallis-West case; letter to Lady Hamilton, from 'Kymry', fortune teller, 2 Jan 1917; two photographs [1917], of Madame S Loos and children Armand and Germaine. 1 vol, 2 photographs


HAMILTON: 20/3/9

1917 Jan 15-31

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, including newspaper cuttings on the explosion at Silvertown munitions factory, east London, 19 Jan; on the reaction to the speech of Woodrow Wilson, US President, to the US Senate, proposing belligerent nations settle for 'peace without victory', 22 Jan; on the sixteenth annual Labour Party conference, Manchester, 23 Jan. With typed extracts from The Chevalier de Boufflers: a romance of the French Revolution (John Murray, London, 1916) by Nesta Helen Webster; letter to Lady Hamilton, from [Arthur] Mackenzie, editor of the Chronicles of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, with thanks for her praise of the magazine, 22 Jan. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 20/3/10

1917 Feb 1-1917 Mar 10

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, including newspaper cuttings on the German declaration of unrestricted U Boat warfare, 1 Feb; speech by David Lloyd George, British Prime Minister, announcing concern about limited food stocks and further import restrictions, 23 Feb; on the trial of Alice Wheeldon, Harriet Ann Wheeldon, Alfred George Mason and Winnie Wason for conspiracy to murder Lloyd George with poison darts, 3 Feb-10 Mar. With programme for 'A review of Chelsea', a concert of music, dance and literature, 20 Mar 1917. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 20/3/11

1917 Mar 8-1917 May 13

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, including newspaper cuttings on reaction to the interim report of the Dardanelles Commission, Mar 1917; on the abdication of Nicholas II, Tsar of Russia, Mar 1917; on the unveiling by Hamilton of a memorial to 29 Div at Eltham, Surrey, on the second anniversary of Gallipoli and ANZAC day, 25 Apr 1917; three articles by George Bernard Shaw, 'Joy riding at the front', from The Daily Chronicle, 7-9 Mar 1917. With letter to Lady Hamilton, from Phelas Gibb, artist, with thanks for her purchase of a picture, 13 Mar 1917; letter to Hamilton from John (Edward) Masefield, poet, with regrets on not seeing him during Hamilton's visit to France, 20 Apr 1917; telegrams from Gen William Riddell Birdwood, 1 ANZAC Corps, Gen Sir Alexander John Godley, 2 ANZAC Corps, and R Adm Sir John Michael de Robeck to Hamilton on the second anniversary of Gallipoli and ANZAC day, 25 Apr 1917; typescript of an anonymous satirical poem, 'Prayer before battle', 26 Jun 1916; article, 'Letters of the Tsaritsa' from The Manchester Guardian Weekly Edition (2 Jul 1920). 1 vol


HAMILTON: 20/3/12

1917 May 13-1917 Aug 15

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, including newspaper articles by William le Queux on Grigory Yefimovich Rasputin, Russian mystic, in the Illustrated Sunday Herald, Jun-Aug 1917; newspaper cuttings on the report of the Mesopotamia Commission, Jun-Jul 1917; on the abdication of Constantine I, King of Greece, 12 Jun; on a German air raid on London, causing over 500 civilian casualties, 13 Jun. With printed manifesto, 'Suggestions for terms of a peace settlement', 1917, issued by the Executive Committee of the Union of Democratic Control, signatories including Frederick William Jowett and James Ramsay MacDonald, MPs; programme, signed by servicemen and dedicated to Lady Hamilton, for 'Trelawny of the Wells', comedietta by Arthur Wing Pinero, New Theatre, London, 27 Jul. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 20/3/13

1917 Aug 10-1917 Oct 21

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, including newspaper articles by William le Queux in the Illustrated Sunday Herald on Grigory Yefimovich Rasputin, Russian mystic; article, 'A beautiful British home, General Sir Ian Hamilton's residence', on 1 Hyde Park Gardens, London, from Every Woman, 29 Sep 1917; newspaper cuttings on the peace note of Pope Benedict XV to belligerent nations, Aug 1917; on the Peace Conference at Stockholm, Sweden, Aug 1917; on Philip Alexius Laszlo de Lombos, known as Philip de Laszlo, artist, interned by the British government as a potentially hostile alien, 24 Sep. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 20/3/14

1917 Oct 21-1917 Nov 26

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, including newspaper articles by William le Queux on Grigory Yefimovich Rasputin, Russian mystic, in the Illustrated Sunday Herald; newspaper cuttings on the Bolshevik overthrow of the provisional government in Russia; on the Austro-German offensive on the Isonzo Front, Italy, the battle of Caporetto and the retreat of Italian Gen Luigi Cadorna behind the River Tagliamento. With printed farewell orders of Gen Sir Archibald Hunter, Commanding-in-Chief, Aldershot Command, 29 Sep 1917; letter to Hamilton from Mrs M Wilson, 30 Sep 1917, enclosing a printed poem, 'The landing on Gallipoli Peninsula by the 29th division' by her late son Pte H Wilson, 1 Bn King's Own Scottish Borderers, 29 Div, Mediterranean Expeditionary Force; three photographs of officers, pipe band and battalion of Gordon Highlanders, [France, 1918]. 1 vol, 3 photographs


HAMILTON: 20/3/15

1917 Nov 22-1918 Jan 22

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, including three newspaper articles by George Bernard Shaw, 'How to settle the Irish question', in the Daily Express, 27-29 Nov 1917; newspaper cuttings on the controversy over the letter of Henry Charles Keith Petty-FitzMaurice, 5th Marquess of Lansdowne, to The Daily Telegraph, urging cessation of the First World War, 29 Nov 1917; on the arrest of Joseph Marie Auguste Caillaux, former French Premier, for pro-German activities, Jan 1918. With photograph of two unidentified officers [1914-1918], photograph of Lady Hamilton, [pre 1914], and printed manifesto for the Women's Party, published by suffragettes Emmeline Pankhurst, Christabel Pankhurst, Annie Kenney and Flora Drummond, [1918]. 1 vol, 2 photographs


HAMILTON: 20/3/16

1918 Jan 19-1918 Mar 28

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, including newspaper cuttings on the trial for treason, Paris, France, of Paul-Marie Bolo, known as Bolo Pasha, for receiving German funds to disseminate pro-German propaganda in the French press, 4-14 Feb; replacement of Gen Sir William Robert Robertson by Gen Sir Henry Hughes Wilson as Chief of the Imperial General Staff, 18 Feb; on the suggestions of German culpability for the outbreak of war, made by Prince Karl Max Lichnowsky, former German ambassador to Britain, 15 Mar; on the German Spring offensive on the Western Front (Second Battle of the Somme), 22 Mar. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 20/3/17

1918 Mar 28-1918 May 28

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, including newspaper cuttings on the suggestions of German culpability for the outbreak of war made by Prince Karl Max Lichnowsky, former German ambassador to Britain, Mar-Apr; on the German Spring offensive on the Western Front (Second Battle of the Somme), including the battles of St Quentin, Bapaume, the Lys and Kemmel Ridge, Mar-Apr; on the visit of Hamilton to Bristol for Gallipoli day commemorations, 25 Apr 1918; on demonstrations against proposals for conscription in Ireland; on the controversy over the letter of Maj Gen Frederick Barton Maurice to The Times, accusing the British Prime Minister of misleading Parliament over Army strength, 8 May; on the arrests of Sinn Fein leaders, on suspicion of plotting a rebellion in Ireland with German support, 19 May. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 20/3/18

1918 Aug 3-1918 Oct 2

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, including newspaper cuttings on the appointment of Hamilton as Lieutenant of the Tower of London, 2 Sep 1918; on speculation over the possible murder of Tsar Nicholas II and the imperial Russian family; on the controversy regarding the proposed award of the Gallipoli medal to colonial troops only; on strikes of the Metropolitan Police and railwaymen, Sep 1918. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 20/3/19

1918 Oct 2-1918 Nov 2

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, including newspaper cuttings on the visit of Hamilton to Walthamstow, London for the opening of a memorial Young Men's Christian Association centre for servicemen, 12 Oct; on the retreat of Germans from Belgium; on the exchange of proposals for an armistice between Germany and the USA; on the influenza epidemic in Britain; the surrender of Turkey, and Austrian appeals for an armistice. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 20/3/20

1918 Nov 2-1918 Dec 15

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, including newspaper cuttings on the armistice between Germany and the Allies; on the abdication of Wilhelm II, Kaiser of Germany, and speculation on his possible trial for war crimes; on the surrender of the German High Seas Fleet; reviews of The Dardanelles Campaign by Henry Woodd Nevinson (Nisbet & Co, London, 1918); on the eulogy given by Hamilton on Sir Walter Raleigh, on the tercentenary commemoration of his death at the Tower of London. With edition of the Daily Mail (11 Nov), and part edition of John Bull (23 Nov). 1 vol


HAMILTON: 20/3/21

1918 Dec 15-1919 Feb 15

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, including newspaper cuttings on the Spartacist riots in Germany and the deaths of Spartacus League leaders Karl Paul August Friedrich Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg, Dec-Jan; on demobilisation demonstrations by British troops at Folkestone, Dover, Brighton and London, 4-6 Jan; on strike riots in Glasgow; on Hamilton as chief guest at a dinner of the London Robert Burns Club, Jan 1919; on the creation of the League of Nations. With typescript copy of a letter from Hamilton to an unnamed correspondent, 26 Oct 1915, on his statement to the Cabinet advising against the evacuation of Gallipoli; letter to Lady Hamilton, from her nephew Ian Bogle Monteith Hamilton, on his life as a POW in Burg bei Magdeburg, Germany, 28 Feb 1916; photograph of a group of unidentified Allied staff officers, [France, 1914-1918] and photograph of the Château de Créminil, Estrée-Blanche, France [pre 1914]. 1 vol, 2 photographs


HAMILTON: 20/3/22

1919 Feb 15-1919 Sep 20

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, including newspaper cuttings on the arrest and trial of Emile Jules Henri Cottin for the attempted assassination of Georges Clemenceau, French Prime Minister, 22 Feb-14 Mar; on a possible Allied tribunal to try Wilhelm II, ex-Kaiser of Germany, for war crimes, Mar-Jul; on Hamilton's refusal to accept the offer by Rt Hon Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, Secretary of State for War, of Northern Command, British Army, on the grounds of age, 19 Mar; on the unveiling of a memorial plaque to Rupert Chawner Brooke, poet, by Hamilton in Rugby School chapel, 28 Mar; on Hamilton as guest of honour at Gallipoli day commemorations in Bristol, 26 Apr; on dances and bazaars given by Lady Hamilton, in aid of the Paddington Children's Hotel and day nursery, May and Jul; on the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, 28 Jun. With menu card for a farewell dinner for Gen William Riddell Birdwood, London, July 1919; typescript of anonymous satirical poem, 'After morning prayer-quicunque vult'. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 20/3/23

1919 Jun 18-1920 Jan 29

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, including newspaper cutting of letter by Hamilton to The Times, suggesting that the Dardanelles campaign had adversely affected British prestige in Egypt, 22 Dec 1919; newspaper cuttings on the presentation by Hamilton of clan shields to the Highlanders' Memorial Church, Glasgow, 18 Jun 1919; on a reading by Lady Margaret Sackville of her poetry at the house of Lady Hamilton, 19 Nov 1919; on the funeral of FM Sir Henry Evelyn Wood, 7 Dec 1919; on the death of John Twells Brex, journalist, 7 Jan 1920; reviews of The Dardanelles by Maj Gen Sir Charles Edward Callwell (Constable and Co, London, 1919). 1 vol


HAMILTON: 20/3/24

[1920-1930]

Scrapbook compiled by Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, containing printed cuttings of selected poems. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 20/3/25

[1935-1940]

'Books to read', notebook of Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, containing her manuscript list of books to read. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 20/3/26

[1935-1940]

Address book of Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton. 1 vol


HAMILTON: 20/3/27

1937 Jan 2-1940 Jan 8

Notebook of Jean Miller Hamilton, Lady Hamilton, containing her manuscript transcriptions of selected poetry, philosophical maxims, newspaper articles and literary extracts. 1 vol

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