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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Knowles
KNOWLES, Patrick
Created 1954, 1955, 1957
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Name of creator(s)
Capt Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart
Administrative / Biographical history

Curator of Clouds Hill, near Bovington, Dorset (National Trust property, the former home of Thomas Edward Lawrence).

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Aquired by the Centre in 1998.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Five letters to Knowles from Capt Basil Henry Liddell Hart, Mar-Apr 1954, Jun 1955 and Dec 1957, principally relating to Lawrence of Arabia. A biographical enquiry (Collins, London, 1955), Richard Aldington's critical biography of Lawrence.

System of arrangement

1 file

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 ArchiveServices.

Language/scripts of material
Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and in hard copy in the reading room.

Allied materials

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

The papers of Capt Sir Basil Henry Liddell Hart include correspondence with Knowles andcorrespondence between Kathleen Liddell Hart, Lady Liddell Hart, and Knowles, [1935]-1974 (Ref: LH 9/13/68).

Publication note

Related publications: Clouds Hill. A property of the National Trust (Country Life, London, 1946).


Compiled Aug 1999

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.

This catalogue is made available under the Open Data Commons Attribution License. This catalogue may be updated from time to time in order to reflect additional material and/or new understandings of the material.

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  • Biographies
  • Literary forms and genres
  • Literature
  • Prose

Personal names

  • Liddell Hart, Sir, Basil Henry, 1895-1970, Knight, Captain, military historian
  • Shaw, Thomas Edward, 1888-1935, Aircraftman, Lieutenant Colonel


  • Clouds Hill, Dorset, England
  • London, England

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