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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Harington
Title
HARINGTON, Gen Sir Charles Harington (1872-1940)
Date(s)
Created 1913-1921
Level of description
collection level (single item)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
3.556m x 2.311m map

Context

Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1872; 2nd Lt, Liverpool Regt, 1892; Lt, 1895; Adjutant, 1897-1899; served in South Africa 1899-1900; Capt, 1900; Adjutant, 1901-1903; Officer Commanding Gentlemen Cadets, Royal Military College, Sandhurst, 1903-1907; employed at Army HQ and War Office, 1909; General Staff Officer Grade 3, Army HQ, 1909-1911; Brigadier Major, Aldershot Command, 1911-1913;employed in War Office, 1914; General Staff Officer Grade 2, France, 1914-1915, and Grade 1, 1915; Brig Gen, later Maj Gen, General Staff, France, 1915-1917; Maj Gen, General Staff, Italy, 1917-1918; Maj Gen, General Staff, France, 1918; Deputy Chief of Imperial General Staff, 1918-1920; Lt Gen, 1920; General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Army of the Black Sea, 1920-1921, Allied Occupation Forces in Turkey, 1921-1923, Northern Command, 1923-1927, Western Command, India, 1927-1931, and Aldershot Command, 1931-1933; Gen, 1927; ADC to the King, 1930-1934; Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Gibraltar, 1933-1938; publication of Plumer of Messines (John Murray, London, 1935); retired, 1938; publication of Tim Harington looks back (John Murray, London, 1940); died in 1940.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1984.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Map of area around the Black Sea, Caspian Sea and Eastern Mediterranean, including Turkey and parts of the USSR, North Africa and the Middle East, drawn up by the Survey Department, Egypt, 1913, and the Royal Geographical Society, under the direction of the Geographical Section of the General Staff, 1916 and 1918, marked with the boundaries of Armenia and Georgia as laid down by the Treaty of Alexandropol, 1920, lines in the Caucasus held by the Turks and by the Bolsheviks, Mar 1921, and boundaries in the Caucasus proposed by Moscow, 1921.

System of arrangement

Single item

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
English captions
Finding aids

This Summary Guide, anddetailed catalogue available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives
Related units of description

King's Regiment Museum at the City of Liverpool Museum holds small collection of papers,1916-1935, mainly relating to the Chanak crisis of 1922-1923. The papers of Sir Henry Hughes Wilson at the Imperial War Museum (Ref: HHW) include correspondence with Harington.

Publication note
King's Regiment Museum at the City of Liverpool Museum holds small collection of papers,1916-1935, mainly relating to the Chanak crisis of 1922-1923. The papers of Sir Henry Hughes Wilson at the Imperial War Museum (Ref: HHW) include correspondence with Harington.

Notes

Note
Compiled Feb 1997

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.

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Subjects

  • Boundaries
  • Chanak Crisis (1922-1923)
  • Civil war
  • Collectivism
  • Communism
  • International conflicts
  • International instruments
  • International law
  • International tensions
  • Maps
  • Political doctrines
  • Political movements
  • Rights of states
  • Russian Civil War (1917-1922)
  • Seas
  • Territorial rights
  • Visual materials
  • War
  • Wars (events)

Places

  • Alexandropol
  • Black Sea
  • Caspian Sea
  • Crimea
  • Egypt, North Africa
  • Georgia, Caucasian States
  • Gyumri, Shirak, Armenia, Caucasian States
  • Mediterranean Sea, Seas
  • Moscow, Russian Federation, Eastern Europe
  • Russia, Eastern Europe
  • Turkey, Middle East
  • USSR, Eastern Europe

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