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LIDDELL HART, Capt Sir Basil Henry (1895-1970)

Papers including newspaper cuttings and copy letters relating to Liddell Hart's life and career, 1912-1974

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LIDDELL HART: 13/1

1933-1970

Typescript articles by LIDDELL HART on his ancestry, education, career and publications, including 'LIDDELL HART-outline of career', covering 1914-1945; 'Outline of memoirs', covering ancestry to 1945; and 'Biographical summary', covering 1895-1970. With papers on LIDDELL HART's contribution to the study of mechanisation, 1925-1929 and disarmament, 1931-1932. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/2

1932-1967

Typescript extracts of tributes and testimonials to LIDDELL HART on his work as a military historian, theorist and critic, including by Gen Sir Ivor Maxse in 1932, Maj Gen John Frederick Charles Fuller in 1932 and David Lloyd George in 1934; extracts from references in British and American newspapers to LIDDELL HART's teachings, 1939-1943; extracts of references in newspapers and journals and by individuals to LIDDELL HART, 1926-1939. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/3

[1930-1940]

Compilations of principal ideas and predictions in LIDDELL HART's writings, including 'Some of LIDDELL HART's military ideas which have gained official acceptance, 1919-1936'; 'Suggestions and forecasts', 1924-1937 including tank strategies; 'Suggestions and forecasts', taken from LIDDELL HART's articles in The Daily Telegraph, 1925-1934; 'Main forecasts in war commentaries, Daily Mail, 1941-1945'. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/4/1

1930-1974

Articles about LIDDELL HART and his career, with some related correspondence, including 'LIDDELL HART' by Lt Col Thomas Alfred Lowe in Defence, the Territorial Magazine, Apr 1939; 'Le Capitaine B H LIDDELL HART' by Col E Léderrey in Revue Militaire Suisse, May 1956, with typescript translation; 'LIDDELL HART: the theory and art of war', thesis submitted for bachelor of arts degree to Princeton University, USA, by Thomas B Arnold, Apr 1959; 'Clausewitz by LIDDELL HART' by Professor Dr Werner Hahlweg in Archiv für Kulturgeschichte, May 1959, with typescript translation of article on the discovery of a letter by Karl Maria von Clausewitz, dated 23 May 1806, in LIDDELL HART's library; typescript extract from autobiography of (Margaret) Storm Jameson Journey from the north (Collins and Harvill Press, London, 1965) on impressions of LIDDELL HART; 'LIDDELL HART and blitzkrieg' by Jeffrey A Gunsburg in Armor (Mar-Apr 1974). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/4/2

1937-1964

Articles on LIDDELL HART and his career, with some related correspondence, including 'LIDDELL HART' by Lt John W Walden, US Navy, in Military Review (Sep 1954); typescript text of lecture by Dr Jay Luvaas entitled 'The four careers of LIDDELL HART', 1962; typescript dated Apr 1964 on 'LIDDELL HART, prophet or diagnostician' by W Kendall Myers, student at the Washington Center of Foreign Policy Research, USA; 'The captain who teaches generals' by Luvaas in Midway (1964). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/5

1934-1970

Extracts from various reference works relating to LIDDELL HART and his career, with related correspondence, including proofs of entries from Who's Who, 1938-1963 (A and C Black, London) and The biographical encyclopedia of the world (Institute for Research in Biography, New York, third edition, 1944); references to LIDDELL HART in articles including 'The situation' by the editor in The Nineteenth Century and After, Mar 1940; 'The creation of the German armoured force' by Gen Heinz Guderian in The Tank, Dec 1951; 'Propos sur la stratégie' by E Wanty in L'Armée le Nation, Aug 1953; 'New trends in Soviet military doctrine' by N Galay in Bulletin, Institute for the study of the USSR (Jun 1956); History of the First World War (Vol 2, no 4, 1970) including obituary of LIDDELL HART by Barrie (William Edward) Pitt, editor. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/6

1925-1930

Newspaper cuttings and extracts from journals containing references to LIDDELL HART's writings, including reviews of articles on leading soldiers of World War One entitled 'Reputations-ten years after' in the Cornhill Magazine (1927); extracts from articles as military correspondent of The Daily Telegraph, including on the Martel 'one man' tank, Dec 1925. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/7

1930-1935

Newspaper cuttings and extracts from journals containing references to LIDDELL HART's writings, including reviews of The real war 1914-1918 (Faber and Faber, London, 1930); appointment of LIDDELL HART as Lees-Knowles Lecturer in Military History, 1932-1933, at Trinity College, Cambridge, Jun 1932; criticism by LIDDELL HART of the portrayal of Thomas Edward Shaw, previously know as Thomas Edward Lawrence, in Shifting Sands (Unicorn Press, London, 1934) by Maj Norman Napier Evelyn Bray; appointment of LIDDELL HART as Military Correspondent at The Times, 1935. Few cuttings in French, Spanish and German. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/8

1928-1937

Cuttings from newspapers containing references to LIDDELL HART's journal articles, including 'Speed in war' in Harper's Magazine, Jan 1935 and tribute by LIDDELL HART to Gen Sir John Monash, Oct 1935 following the publication of War letters of General Monash (Angus and Robertson, Sydney, 1934) by F M Cutlack. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/9

1931 May-1937 Dec

Volume of newspaper cuttings referring to LIDDELL HART and his writings entitled 'Extracts, newspapers cuttings etc', including appointment as Lees-Knowles Lecturer in Military History, 1932-1933, at Trinity College, Cambridge, Jun 1932; award of Leverhulme Research Fellowship for the study of the creation and use of an international force, Jun 1934; appointment as Military Correspondent for The Times, Mar 1935. 1 vol


LIDDELL HART: 13/10

1935-1936

Newspaper cuttings on the war between Italy and Abyssinia, 1935, containing LIDDELL HART's views on military developments, including capture by the Italians of Gorahai in Nov 1935 and of Gondar in Apr 1936. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/11

1936

Newspaper cuttings and extracts from journal articles quoting LIDDELL HART's writings and opinions, including article on LIDDELL HART in [Norweigan paper] Leidangen, Nov 1936, with translation; LIDDELL HART's comments on the perceived threat to India from Russia, Apr 1936; LIDDELL HART's estimation of US Gen John Joseph Pershing, Sep 1936. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/12

1936-1938

Newspaper cuttings referring to LIDDELL HART's writings on the role of the army, including comments on reforms to the Army Council under Leslie Hore-Belisha, War Minister, 1938; 'How Britain will fight her next war' in the New Zealand Auckland Star, 1 Oct 1938; comments on LIDDELL HART's articles in The Times in 'A French view of The Times articles: "Defence or attack?" by Gen Baratier in The Army Quarterly [1938]. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/13

1937

Newspaper cuttings and extracts from journal articles referring to LIDDELL HART's writings including 'Britain and the air peril' by Jonathan Griffin in The Fortnightly Review, Jul 1937; 'National defence and national agriculture' by Dr Cloudesley Brereton in the English Review, Jun 1937; obituary of German Gen Friedrich Wilhelm Erich Ludendorff in the New York Times (21 Dec 1937). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/14

1936 Mar-1939 Jul

Newspaper cuttings and extracts from journal articles referring to LIDDELL HART's writings on the Spanish Civil War, including 'What we have learned from Guernica' by LIDDELL HART in the Manchester Evening News, 7 May 1937; 'A monthly interpretation of foreign affairs' by Sir Norman Angell in Time and Tide, 2 Apr 1938; 'Voice of Spain, a weekly summary of facts and comment', number 17, edited by Charles St Lawrence Duff, 29 Jul 1939, on the Spanish Civil War. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/15

1937-1939

Newspaper cuttings and extracts from journal articles referring to LIDDELL HART's writings and opinions, including training in the Territorial Army, 1938 in The Artists Rifles Gazette, Sep 1938; criticism of London's anti-aircraft defences, Oct 1938; 'Personal view' by LIDDELL HART in the Manchester Evening News [1938]; 'Britain is in danger' by LIDDELL HART in the Evening Standard, 23 Jan 1939. With programme for the Foundation Oration delivered by LIDDELL HART at University College London, 17 Mar 1938 and copy typescript of extracts from newspapers and journals referring to LIDDELL HART. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/16

1938-1939

Newspaper cuttings and extracts from journal articles referring to LIDDELL HART's writings and opinions, including references to LIDDELL HART's The defence of Britain (Faber and Faber, London, 1939) following the outbreak of World War Two, 1939; article on LIDDELL HART in Time (9 Oct 1939).


LIDDELL HART: 13/17

1940-1945

Newspaper cuttings and extracts from journal articles referring to LIDDELL HART's writings and opinions, including 'Belisha: the other man behind his reforms' on Rt Hon Leslie Hore-Belisha by Lt Col Thomas Alfred Lowe in The Daily Mail, 8 Jan 1940, on LIDDELL HART's contribution to reforms in the War Office; profile of LIDDELL HART in the Cumberland and Westmoreland Herald, 6 Sep 1941 following his move to High Wray in the Lake District; 'The War Office' by Thomas Henry Wintringham in The Political Quarterly, Jun 1942; 'The strange story of the tanks' by John Brophy in John O'London's Weekly, 26 Mar 1943, on LIDDELL HART's contribution to tank tactics. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/18

1946-1947

Newspaper cuttings and extracts from journal articles referring to LIDDELL HART's writings and opinions, including comment in the Socialist Leader, 21 Dec 1946, on LIDDELL HART's article 'What war with Russia would mean?', published in John Bull, 30 Nov 1946. With 'America, the political scene' by Adrian LIDDELL HART in the World Review, May 1947; and obituary in the [Farnham] Herald, 8 Aug 1947 of Edward John (Alan) Sullivan, father of Kathleen LIDDELL HART. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/19

1948-1949

Newspaper cuttings and extracts from journal articles referring to LIDDELL HART's writings and opinions, including views on conscription in Forward, 12 Jun 1948; 'Post-war military thought' by Nirad C Chaudhuri in Foreign Review, Jul 1948; typescript of interview with military critic Capt Cyril Bentham Falls, interviewer not named [1949], referring to The other side of the hill (Cassell and Co, London, 1948) by LIDDELL HART; transcription of a telephone recording 'A letter from Paris' by Madame Yvette Guyot, 14 Mar 1949. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/20

1950

Newspaper cuttings and extracts from journal articles referring to LIDDELL HART's writings and opinions, including comments on the Korean War in the Christchurch Press, New Zealand, 4 Aug 1950; 'The German opposition to Hitler', author not cited, in the Contemporary Review, Jun 1950. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/21

1951-1953

Newspaper cuttings and extracts from journal articles referring to LIDDELL HART's writings and opinions, including Soviet strategy, in the Montreal Daily Star, 31 Jan 1953; 'Building Western strength in Europe' by Lt Gen Sir Giffard le Quesne Martel (magazine not known) on British tanks. With front page illustration of LIDDELL HART in John Bull, 29 Mar 1951 and seating plan and menu for dinner at the Mansion House of Worshipful Company of Pattenmakers on 10 Feb 1953. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/22

1954-1957

Newspaper cuttings and extracts from journal articles referring to LIDDELL HART's writings and opinions, including his role as arbiter in the libel dispute between Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill and Maj Gen Eric Dorman-Smith, Jul 1954, following publication of Churchill's memoirs The hinge of fate (Cassell, London, 1951); 'Does female fashion foretell future world events', a profile of LIDDELL HART's fashion theories by Dawn Bentata in The Overseas Weekly, 30 Jan 1955; 'The Clausewitz of our age' by Adelbert Weinstein in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 31 Oct 1955, with typescript translation; 'Armoured formations-their changing shape' by R M Ogorkiewicz in An Cosantoir the Irish Defence Journal, Jun 1956; reviews of The Rommel papers edited by LIDDELL HART (Collins, London, and Harcourt, New York, 1953). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/23

1958-1960

Newspaper cuttings and extracts from journal articles referring to LIDDELL HART's writings and opinions, including 'LIDDELL HART on Israel's army' by David Kessler in The Jewish Chronicle, 22 Jul 1960. With programme for the 21st Wilton Park Conference in Sussex, in the interests of European cooperation, Mar 1960. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/24

1960-1965

Newspaper cuttings and extracts from journal articles referring to LIDDELL HART, including launch of the National Council for Registration of Volunteers for a World Police Force, Mar 1963, supported by LIDDELL HART; award of the Chesney Gold Medal to LIDDELL HART, 31 Oct 1963, reported in the Royal United Service Institute Journal, Feb 1964; opening of the LIDDELL HART Centre for Military Archives at King's College London, May 1964; award of honorary degree of Doctor of Letters on LIDDELL HART by Oxford University, Nov 1964; 'The British Experimental Armoured Force' by Lt Col John H Cushman in Army, Jan 1965. With 'The Second World War-a summing-up, key factors and points' by LIDDELL HART in the Staff College Journal (1960). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/25

1965-1970

Newspaper cuttings and extracts from journal articles referring to LIDDELL HART, including 'Another Lawrence' by H F King on Thomas Edward Lawrence, designer of air-cushion craft in Flight International (Feb 1966); assessment of the Six Day (Arab-Israeli) War by LIDDELL HART in the Jewish Chronicle, 24 Nov 1967; reviews of History of the Second World War by LIDDELL HART (Cassell, London, 1970); order of service for funeral of Bernard Newman, author, at St Bride's, Fleet Street, London, on 29 Mar 1968. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/26

1941-1958

Cuttings from German newspapers referring to LIDDELL HART, some with typescript translations including of references made to LIDDELL HART on German wireless, Apr-Jun 1941, collected by the Ministry of Information and reviews of The Rommel papers edited by LIDDELL HART (Collins, London, and Harcourt, New York, 1953). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/27

1953, 1957

Cuttings from Scandinavian newspapers referring to LIDDELL HART, and also FM Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/28

1951, 1953

Italian newspaper cuttings referring to LIDDELL HART, including review of The Rommel papers edited by LIDDELL HART (Collins, London, and Harcourt, New York, 1953). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/29

1950-1951

Cuttings from Italian, Swiss and Belgian newspapers referring to LIDDELL HART, including review of Defence of the West (Cassell and Co, London, 1950) in Il Popolo de Roma (1951). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/30/1

1938-1963

'Sidelights for memoirs', comprising carbon copies of letters and typescript notes on career and writings, including to Bernard Newman, 9 Nov 1959, on service on the Somme, 1916 with 9 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry; development of tanks, 1920s; comments by Lt Gen Sir Archibald Armar Montgomery-Massingberd on LIDDELL HART's criticism of the failure of the War Office to create a mechanised force, May 1927. With typescript extracts from the second draft of 'The private papers of Lord Hore-Belisha' by Rubeigh James Minney, on reforms of Leslie Hore-Belisha, 1st Baron Belisha of Devonport, at the Army Council [1937]. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/30/2

1940-1969

'Sidelights for memoirs', comprising carbon copies of letters and typescript notes on career and writings, including to Philip Unwin, publisher, on the career of Brig Eric Dorman O'Gowan, 19 May 1958 and on family history from the 18th century, 1951-1958; to Michael Howard, on the the constitution and role of the Institute of Strategic Studies, 1 Feb 1960; to John Connell, author, commenting on Leslie Hore-Belisha, 1st Baron Belisha of Devonport, 5 Dec 1960. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/31

1928-1936

'Letters of discussion and controversy', carbon copies of letters including to Lt Gen Sir Charles Bonham-Carter, on LIDDELL HART's obituary notice in the Daily Telegraph for FM Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, 31 Jan 1928; Maj Gen Archibald Percival Wavell, including Wavell's review of LIDDELL HART's The war in outline 1914-1918 (Faber and Faber, London, 1936) in The Times, Jul 1936; FM Sir Philip Walhouse Chetwode, 7th Baronet, on bombing of villages on the North-West Frontier, India, 1932-1933. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/32

1943-1953

'Letters of discussion and controversy', carbon copies of letters including to George Kennedy Allen Bell, Bishop of Chichester, on control of the atom bomb, 19 Feb 1948; FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, on the growth of 'tophamper', staff officers at the War Office, Sep 1948; Maj Gen Harold English Pyman on National Service, 22 Dec 1949. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/33

1954-1960

'Letters of discussion and controversy', carbon copies of letters including to Michael Howard, commenting on Howard's draft paper on disengagement, 3 Apr 1958; Rt Hon Hugh Todd Naylor Gaitskell, MP, on the hydrogen bomb, 12 Dec 1954; Robert Ranke Graves, on the play Ross, relating to Thomas Edward Shaw, 21 Oct 1959. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/34

1959-1961

'Letters of discussion', carbon copies of letters including to Maj John North on the battle in 1942 for Alam Halfa, 20 Mar 1961; Professor Alan John Percivale Taylor, commenting on Taylor's televised lectures on World War One, 20 Mar 1961; Alan Clark, commenting on his book The Donkeys (Hutchinson, London, 1961), 22 Jun 1961; Robert Ranke Graves, on cuts made to contributions by Graves and LIDDELL HART to a BBC television documentary on FM Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, Jun-Jul 1961. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/35

1962-1965

'Letters of discussion', carbon copies of letters including to Terence (Mervyn) Rattigan, on the film 'Lawrence of Arabia', 7 Dec 1962; to Richard Howard Stafford Crossman, MP, on attitudes to air raids on Germany during World War Two, 15 May 1963; to Barbara Tuchman, on the assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, 19 Dec 1963. With list of questions to be put to Gen Lauris Norstad, Supreme Commander, SHAPE, at Oxford, 4 Oct 1962 and letter from Maj Gen Sahibzada Yaqub Khan, Commandant of the Staff College, Quetta, to FM Sir Claude John Eyre Auchinleck, commenting on the Senior Officers' Course, 5 Oct 1964. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/36

1966-1969

'Letters of discussion', carbon copies of letters including to Alistair Allan Horne, commenting on Horne's book 'To lose a battle', 6 Mar 1969; notes on FM Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig, by Gen Sir (Henry) Charles Loyd, 2 Apr 1968. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/37

1934-

Carbon copies of 'Some special letters', mainly letters of appreciation and accolades, including from Gen Douglas MacArthur on Great captains unveiled (W Blackwood and Sons, London, 1927), 12 Nov 1959; Adm Charles Brown, on Deterrent and defence (Stevens and Sons, London, 1960), 6 Sep 1960; FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, 1 Nov 1964, on definitions of strategy and tactics. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/38/1

1935-1969

Lists of publications by LIDDELL HART and catalogues of books in the LIDDELL HART library, including manuscript list of books published, 1918-1967; typescript list of articles published, arranged by journal, 1945-1956; annotated typescript catalogue of the LIDDELL HART library, dated 1935; typescript list of 'Special books', kept in the study at States House, dated Feb 1969; typescript bibliographies on military history, including on World War One and World War Two, Feb 1960. With typescript list of articles in the British Army Review, Apr 1967-Feb 1968. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/38/2

1935-1969

Typescript notes on the filing system, organisation and location of the LIDDELL HART papers at States House, including list of papers by subject, Feb 1965; location list, Jul 1968; correspondence relating to loan of letter Thomas Edward Shaw, also known as Thomas Edward Lawrence, to the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, 1935. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/38/3

1957-1969

Examples of formula letters and extracts, 1957-1969, including annual accounts of events and achievements, 1963-1969; on receipt of a knighthood, Jan 1966; outline of continental tour, Jun-Jul 1967. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/39/1

1960s

Typescript extracts from correspondence, including with various correspondents, on military strategy, manoeuvres and tactics, 1920-1937; US Capt J M Scammell, 1921-1931; Rt Hon Leslie Hore-Belisha, 1937-1939. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/39/2

1960s

Typescript extracts from correspondence, including Maj Gen John Frederick Charles Fuller, 1920-1948; Adm Sir Herbert Richmond, 1930-1963; Gen Sir Cecil Francis Romer, 1930-1934. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/39/3

1960s

Manuscript and typescript extracts from correspondence, arranged alphabetically by correspondent, including with Maj Gen Sir George (Grey) Aston, 1924-1938; Sir Christopher Bullock, 1928-1959; Rt Hon Sir Winston Leonard Spencer Churchill, 1924-1955; Maj Gen John Frederick Charles Fuller, 1920-1937; FM William Edmund Ironside, 1926-1939; Lt Gen Sir Giffard le Quesne Martel, 1925-1959. These extracts are taken from correspondence files, Section 1/1-780. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/40

1925-1969

Papers relating to Willington School, Richmond (transferred to Putney in 1916) founded in 1885 and attended by LIDDELL HART, Sep 1907-Dec 1910, including letters from Annie Hale, former headmistress, 1925-1935; correspondence relating to commemoration dinner, Jul 1965 and Old Boy's Dinner, Jul 1966; text of speech by LIDDELL HART at Willington School prize-giving, 9 Dec 1966. With issues of the 'Willington School magazine' (1965-1968) and 'The first eighty years at Willington School' by C P B Hodgson (1965). See 8/4-21 for LIDDELL HART's school reports, 1907-1910. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/41

1921-1970

Papers relating to St Paul's School, London, including invitations to Apposition Dinner, 1965-1966; acceptance of post as vice-president of the Old Pauline Club, Jul 1966; minutes of meetings of the Old Pauline Club, 1966-1969 (incomplete). With copies of newsletter 'The Pauline', 1921, 1925, 1926 (incomplete) and 'St Paul's School building appeal' (Shenval Press [1966]). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/42

1914-1971

Papers relating to Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University, including sexcentenary celebrations, 1952; election of LIDDELL HART to Honorary Fellowship, May 1965, with related newspaper cuttings; arrangements for Name Day Feasts, 1965-1969. With copy of newsletter 'The Benedict' (J Hall, Cambridge, 1914); 'Letter of the Corpus Association' (W Heffer and Sons, Cambridge, Lent 1964, Michaelmas 1965, 1967 and 1968), 'Resident members of the university' (W Heffer and Sons, Cambridge, 1964). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/43

1939

Correspondence with Dorothy Farncombe of the Liberal and Labour Associations in the Rye Division, Sussex, declining invitation to stand as Progressive candidate; letters from Miss S D Wingate, inviting LIDDELL HART to stand as Independent candidate in the Westminster (Abbey) division (not taken up). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/44

1945

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's (unsuccessful) application for a Official Fellowship at Nuffield College for the study of the economic distribution of manpower, including copy letter of application, 28 Aug 1945. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/45

1946

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's (unsuccessful) application for the Chichele Professorship of the History of War, 1946, including copy letter of application, 9 Apr 1946 and outline of career and publications. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/46

1950 Aug 26

The Recorder, 26 Aug 1950, containing headline 'Big job for LIDDELL HART, offer of post as Government military adviser' on rumoured offer to LIDDELL HART of post of Military Adviser to the Minister of Defence, Emanuel (Manny) Shinwell. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/47

1968-1970

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's proposed appointment as Visiting Professor of Strategy at the United States Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, Apr-May 1970, including letter of invitation from Rear Adm J C Wylie, Chief of Staff and Aide to the President at the Naval War College, 20 Feb 1968. With booklet 'Facts about the civilian faculty' issued by the United States Naval War College [1969]; prospectus 'United States Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, 1969-1970', issued by the College [1969]; 'A map of Newport and Middletown, Rhode Island' issued for the Newport National Bank (1966). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/48

1951 May-Dec

Papers relating to recommendation by Aidan Merivale Crawley and Christopher Paget Mayhew, MPs of LIDDELL HART to the peerage, May 1951, including correspondence with Crawley and Mayhew. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/49

1963

Papers relating to the award of the Chesney Gold Medal to LIDDELL HART and to Maj Gen John Frederick Charles Fuller at the Royal United Service Institution, 31 Oct 1963 including account of the ceremony in the Royal United Service Institution Journal, Feb 1964; copy typescript of LIDDELL HART's reply to presentation speech. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/50

1964

Papers relating to award to LIDDELL HART of Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters, Oxford University, 12 Dec 1964, including correspondence with Sir Folliott Herbert Sandford, Registrar, Nov 1964 and newspaper cuttings, Dec 1964; papers relating to attendance of LIDDELL HART at St Cuthbert's Dinner, University College, Oxford, 30 Sep 1966. With 'Academic dress of the University of Oxford' by D R Venables and R E Clifford (Sidney Press, London, 1957) and 'The Sheldonian in its time' text of oration by Sir John Newenham Summerson on 16 Nov 1963 (Oxford University Press, London, 1964). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/51

1965

Papers including book reviews relating to The theory and practice of war (Cassell, London, 1965) edited by Michael Howard, essays published for LIDDELL HART's 70th birthday, including copy typescripts of 'Doctrine and training in the German army 1919-1939' by Capt Robert J O'Neill and 'Training and doctrine in the British army since 1945' by Maj Gen Richard Michael Power Carver (not included). Also, presentation copy of the book, signed by the individual contributors. 1 file and 1 volume


LIDDELL HART: 13/52

1965

Letters relating to LIDDELL HART's 70th birthday on 31 Oct 1965, including typescript translation and original cutting of 'Englands Clausewitz 70 jahre' in Der Wehrpressedienst, 15 Sep 1965; telegrams, birthday cards and letters. With photographs of presentation of plaque from the US Marine Corps to LIDDELL HART on 19 Nov 1965 at Davis, California. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/53

1965-1966

Papers relating to award of knighthood to LIDDELL HART, conferred on 22 Mar 1966, including notice of award in the Supplement to the London Gazette (31 Dec 1965); newspaper cuttings, Jan 1966; copy correspondence with FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein and Professor Michael (Eliot) Howard, on reluctance to accept a knighthood, and in preference of the Order of Merit, Apr-Sep 1965; letters of congratulation, Jan-Feb 1966, including from Lt Gen Sir Clarence August Bird, ACM Sir Ralph Alexander Cochrane, Gen Sir Richard Nelson Gale, MRAF Sir John Cotewsorth Slessor, Lt Gen Sir Charles Broad, Sir Alec Guinness, Terence (Mervyn) Rattigan, Sir Compton Mackenzie, Vera Brittain. With lists of names of those who sent congratulatory messages. 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 13/54/1

1915-1927

Memorabilia relating to invitations and attendance at various social occasions, including printed membership lists of the Duds, the Society for Returned Cambridge University Service Men, later known as Cambridge University Services Club, 1918-1919; invitations to military engagements, including from 9 and 10 Service Bns, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 28 Jun 1919; newspaper cuttings referring to public events attended by LIDDELL HART, 1926-1927. With 9 photographs, including LIDDELL HART in military uniform [1919]; newspaper cutting from the Sussex Daily News on inquest into the death of Carmel Frost, knocked down by a car driven by LIDDELL HART in Brighton, Aug 1926. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/54/2

1928-1947

Memorabilia relating to invitations to and attendance at various social occasions, including souvenir programme for performance of 'Journey's end' by Robert Cedric Sherriff at the Prince of Wales' theatre, London on 10 Nov 1929; newspaper cuttings referring to public events attended by LIDDELL HART, 1928-1937; printed list of lectures held by the To-morrow Club, for writers, autumn 1932; typescript extract from Christmas play at the Staff College, Camberley, Dec 1933, featuring Diddle Dart, a character based on LIDDELL HART; menu for the London Territorial Dinner Club annual dinner, 1936 and 1938. With manuscript notes on reading of LIDDELL HART's horoscope by Phyllis Deeping, wife of (George) Warwick Deeping, author, on 22 Jan 1935. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/54/3

1948-1969

Memorabilia relating to invitations to and attendance at various social occasions, including reunion dinners of the Royal Tank Regt, 1948-1950; lists of engagements, 1952-1953; brochure for the 1st Festival International du Film Militaire at Versailles, Jun 1964; programme for the Sovereign's Parade, Sandhurst, 27 Jul 1967; booklet for the service for the Order of the Garter at Windsor Castle, 16 Jun 1969. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/54/4

1931-1939,1950

Letters of introduction for LIDDELL HART as military correspondent attending manoeuvres from those including Gen William Edmund Ironside, Lt Gen Sir Henry Cholmondeley Jackson and Lt Gen Sir John Greer Dill. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/54/5

1936-1945

Typescript and manuscript lists of engagements and of 'People to see', some with addresses or location of meeting. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/54/6

1941-1963

Visting cards collected during tours and holidays in Belgium, Italy, France, USA, Scandinavia, Switzerland and Germany. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/55

1966-1969

Correspondence relating to pipes and matches, including with R L C Stuart, Managing Director of Bryant and May, London, match manufacturers, on the design of their matchbox, Aug 1966 and A V Bennell of Rayleigh Limited, London, on receipt of a Duncan De Luxe 43 pipe, Aug 1969. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/56

1912-1973

Papers relating to schemes for war games, including rules for games devised by LIDDELL HART, 1912, 1917 and 1937; 'Little wars' by Herbert George Wells in the Windsor Magazine [1912] with comments by LIDDELL HART on Wells' war game, developed by Lt Col William Edmonstone Duncan, 1936; 'War tactics or can great Britain be invaded' (Clarence Press, Leicester, fourth edition 1915) by Arthur Renals of Leicester and his rules for 'Air raid invasion', 1939; correspondence with Frederic Jackson, inventor of 'Kreeg', and rules, 1944-1949; brochure for 'Afrika Corps', devised by the Avalon Hill Company, Baltimore, Maryland, Jun 1964; correspondence with S R Turrel of London, including war games, 1966-1969. With Strategy and tactics, a journal of American wargaming (May and Jul 1967) and correspondence relating to 'Double Chess' with J S Grant Hayward, 1942-1944. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/57

[1931]

'Foch. The man of Orleans', typescript outline of film script by LIDDELL HART [1931]. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/58

[1933]

'Loyalties', synopsis of film idea by LIDDELL HART on intrigue at the War Office [1934], with covering letter to Alexander Korda of London Film Productions, 20 Nov 1934. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/59

1926-1929,1934

Papers relating to film 'Whither mankind', also known as 'The shape of things to come', 1934 by Herbert George Wells, based on his books The shape of things to come and The work, wealth and happiness of mankind, including script [1934]; LIDDELL HART's comments on the script, Mar 1934; contract for LIDDELL HART to act as technical adviser on the production, 14 Apr 1934. With letters from Wells, [1926] and 6 Dec 1934, acknowledging letters from LIDDELL HART. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/60

1955-1957

Papers relating to 'Storm over the world', documentary film on World War Two by Heinz Kuss of Frankfurt in collaboration with LIDDELL HART, including outline of the content, annotated by LIDDELL HART, Jan 1955, and correspondence with Kuss, 1955-1957; draft contract of agreement for production with Central Cinema Company, Berlin, Aug 1955; 'An outline of the Second World War', original script by LIDDELL HART [1956] with copy in German and final draft. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/61

1963,1968-1969

Papers relating to 'Oh what a lovely war', stage play at the Theatre Royal, Stratford, London, 1963, including theatre programme and newspaper reviews; newspaper reviews of the film 'Oh what a lovely war', 1969, including correspondence with John (Lewis Ernest Watts) Mills, who played FM Douglas Haig, with LIDDELL HART's comments on the film. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/62/1

1963-1964

Papers relating to BBC television series 'The Great War' originally transmitted on BBC 2, May-Dec 1964, for which LIDDELL HART acted as military adviser, including his comments on individual programmes in the series, in particular programme 13, the Battle of the Somme, with script by John Terraine, transmitted Aug 1964; newspaper cuttings relating to LIDDELL HART's objections to the programme on the Somme, in particular apparent bias towards High Command, Sep 1964, and subsequent removal of his name as military adviser, with related correspondence; newspaper previews and reviews of the series, Aug-Dec 1964; correspondence with Tony Essex, producer, concerning contract and commenting on scripts, Jun 1963-Nov 1964; correspondence between James Kinross of Anthony Sheil Associates, agent for LIDDELL HART, and Alasdair Milne, of Tonight Productions, on the removal of LIDDELL HART's name as military adviser, Aug-Dec 1964; correspondence with Sir Hugh Carleton Greene, Director General of the BBC, concerning the programme on the Somme, Aug-Sep 1964. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/62/2

1964

Scripts for the BBC television series 'The Great War' originally transmitted on BBC 2, May-Dec 1964, for which LIDDELL HART acted as military adviser comprising scripts for programmes 1-5, 10-14, 19-20, 22-26. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/62/3

1964

Scripts for the BBC television series 'The Great War' originally transmitted on BBC 2, May-Dec 1964, for which LIDDELL HART acted as military adviser comprising scripts for programmes 2, 5, 7-11, 15-16 and 22; synopses of programmes 2-6, 8-13, 15-16 and 19. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/63

1965

Script for planned film entitled 'Theirs is the kingdom' produced by Robert Hartford Davis, Attack Films [1965] with manuscript notes by LIDDELL HART, 1 Jan 1965. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/64

1968-1969

Papers relating to planned BBC television drama series called 'The Regiment', for which LIDDELL HART acted as consultant on military history, including correspondence with Andrew Osborn, Head of Series, Drama, Television, Jul-Oct 1968; newspaper cuttings on the serial, televised in Nov 1969. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/65

1936, 1962-1969

Papers relating to planned films on military history, including newspaper cutting on film portraying the Punic Wars produced for the Italian government, 1936; letter from Joanne Jackson of I J Films, London, proposing a meeting to discuss the making of a film on LIDDELL HART's career, 4 May 1966; correspondence with Tony Richardson of Woodfall Film Presentations, on possibility of LIDDELL HART acting as adviser for film planned about the charge of the Light Brigade, Crimean War, Jul-Dec 1966. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/66

1930-1965

Correspondence, 1930-1965, with David Woodward, from 1961 of the Features Department, BBC, including comments on radio broadcast relating to FM Alan Francis Brooke, 1st Viscount Alanbrooke of Brookeborough, Jun 1957; correspondence with R T Clark, Mar and Sep 1939 referring to likelihood of war. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/67/1

1944-1950

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's holidays and tours, including arrangements for tour of Ireland, 1947 and Official list of registered hotels issued by the Irish Tourist Board (Jun 1947); leaflet on Harlech castle, Merioneth, Wales, issued by the Ministry of Works [1950]; brochures for Les Rocquettes Hotel and The Royal Hotel, Guernsey [1946]; 'Osborne King Edward VII's convalescent home for officers' guide to Osborne House, Isle of Wight (1949); brochure for the Bergen Steamship Company for holidays in Madeira and the Canary Islands, (Carew Wilson Massey, London [1950]); schedule for tour of France, Germany, Holland and Belgium, Jun-Jul 1950; Ocean sailings and air services Europe to USA, Canada, Caribbean and West Indies, Central and Southern America issued by Thomas Cook (Albert Gait, Castle Press, Grimsby, Jan 1954). 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 13/67/2

1952-1968

Schedules for tours by and holidays of LIDDELL HART, including America, Sep-Nov 1952; Italy, Mar-Apr 1956; Israel, Mar-Apr 1960; Ireland, Aug-Sep 1968. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/68

1950

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's tour of France, Germany, Holland and Belgium, Jun-Jul 1950, including hotel and meal receipts; provisional schedule, 1950; typescript letter from Schaeffer, German Federal Minister of Finance in Bonn, 4 Jul 1950 on the Schuman Plan concerning trade in coal and iron, with translation. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/69

1951

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's tour of France, 1951 including hotel receipts and notes on finances. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/70

1952

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's tour of France and Germany, 1952 including typescript note on advance of 7 Armoured Division from St Pierre-sur-Dives to Lisieux, 1944; notes on finances; hotel receipts. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/71/1

1952

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's lecture tour of America and Canada, Sep-Nov 1952, including correspondence with the Columbia Lecture Bureau, Aug-Nov 1952 on lectures arranged in Pittsburgh and Richmond; correspondence with Joseph Barber of the Council on Foreign Relations, New York, on lectures to Council committees including Philadelphia, Charlottesville and Louisville, Sep-Oct 1952, with text of speech by LIDDELL HART at Boston, 22 Sep 1952; correspondence with various American universtities and colleges, on arrangements to lecture, including Allegheny College in Pennsylvania, Yale University in Connecticut and Columbia University in New York. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/71/2

1952

Newspaper cuttings on LIDDELL HART's tour of Canada and America, Aug-Nov 1952 at the invitation of Canadian Defence Minister Brooke Claxton, including quotations from his lectures on his views of perceived Russian threat to Europe. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/72/3

1952

Guidebook and schedules produced by the Army War College, Pennsylvania for LIDDELL HART's lectures, Oct 1952; presentation photograph album given to LIDDELL HART on his visit to the Armored Center, Fort Know, Kentucky, Oct 1952, including of him lecturing and of the Center. With menu for the farewell dinner on the MAURETANIA, New York to Southampton, 10 Nov 1952. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/72/4

1952

Correspondence with American and Canadian military and naval institutions relating to LIDDELL HART's lecture tour of America, Sep-Nov 1952, including with the Canadian Institute of International Affairs, Toronto; Marine Corps Schools Headquarters, Quantico, Virginia; the Amored Center, Fort Know, Kentucky; the National War College, Wasington, with draft of lecture 'Characteristics of a sound strategy', 6 Oct 1952. With publications 'Fort Knox information leaflet' issued by the Armored Center (Jan 1951); 'A brief history of the Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania (1757-1952)' issued by the Barracks (1952); 'The Army War College a brief narrative, 1901-1952' issued by the Carlisle Barracks, Pennsylvania; 'The United States Naval War College, information for guest lecturers' issued by the College [1952]; and draft itinerary for tour, Sep-Nov 1952. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/72/5

1952-1953

Papers relating to finances and travel arrangements for LIDDELL HART's tour to Canada and America, Sep-Nov 1952 including brochures for the FRANCONIA and MAURETANIA issued by Cunard, with passenger list for MAURETANIA, New York to Southampton, Nov 1952 [1952]; manuscript notes on expenses, 1952. With typescript description of accident involving damage to LIDDELL HART's car on 18 Oct 1952 in Fairfax County, Virginia and related Motor Vehicle Accident Report. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/72/6

1953

Papers relating to arrangements for LIDDELL HART's tour of France, Belgium and Germany, Jul 1953, involving visit to SHAPE headquarters including 'Motoring in France' issued by the Automobile Association [1952]; visitor's pass for SHAPE, valid for 24 Jul 1953; correspondence with hotels, including in Deauville and Honfleur; list of military personnel consulted during the tour. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/73

1955

Papers relating to arrangements for LIDDELL HART's tour of Portugal, Mar-Apr 1955, including correspondence with Royal Mail Lines Limited, London, arranging passages on the PARAGUAY STAR and the ANDES, Mar-Apr 1955; correspondence with the Automobile Association, arranging international driving permits, Mar-Apr 1955; postcard illustrations of hotels in Bussaco and monasteries in Alcobaça; publicity leaflet for a bull fight, Algés. With correspondence relating to plans to visit Portugal in May 1951, including with Royal Mail Lines Limited. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/74

1955

Papers relating to arrangements for LIDDELL HART's visit to Ireland, 1955, including correspondence with the Automobile Association, May 1955; hotel receipts, May 1955. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/75

1955

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's visit to France, Holland, Belgium and Germany, Sep-Oct 1955 including notes on expenses; hotel receipts, including in Hamburg, Dortmund, Paris; correspondence with the Automobile Association concerning sea passage, Aug 1955. With German newspaper cuttings on LIDDELL HART's visit. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/76

1956

Papers relating to arrangements for LIDDELL HART's visit to Italy and France, Apr-May 1956 including correspondence with the Automobile Association, Apr 1956 on travel arrangements; correspondence with Royal Mail Lines Limited concerning sea passage on Steamship ORCADES; postcards including Sorrento, Cannes, Positano; hotel receipts. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/77

1954, 1957-1958

Papers relating to arrangements for LIDDELL HART's visit to Belgium, West Germany and France, Sep 1957 including correspondence with Dr Georg-Ferdinand Sperl, 1957-1958 on planned publication in Germany of LIDDELL HART's lecture at the Rhein-Ruhr-Klub, Dusseldorf 'The basic problems of European defence', with copy typescript in German; German newspaper cuttings on LIDDELL HART's tour, Sep 1957; schedules for visits to Belgium, Bonn in Germany and Paris, France; manuscript notes on expenses. With printed map 'New HQ Rheindahlener Wald' issued by BAOR (3 Jun 1954); photographs including of Gen Sir Dudley Ward, Commander of Northern Army Group and Commnader-in-Chief, BAOR and buildings at Joint Headquarters, Munchen Gladbach; 'NAAFI and introduction' on facilities offered by Navy, Army and Air Force Institutes in Germany, issued by NAAFI headquarters, (NAAFI, London, [1954]. 1 file, 11 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/78

1957-1958

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's planned tour of Belgium, Holland, Germany and France, May-Jun 1958 (postponed), including correspondence on travel arrangements with the Automobile Association; notes for planned conference at Ecole Superieuere de Guerre, Paris. With press brochure 'Allied Forces Central Europe and Allied Land Forces Central Europe' [1957]; official photographs of and biographical notes on Gen Jean-Etienne Valluy, Commander-in-Chief, Allied Forces Central Europe, Lt Gen Hans Spiedel, Commander, Allied Ground Forces Central Europe and ACM Sir George Mills, Commander, Allied Air Forces Central Europe. 1 file, 3 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/79

1959

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's tour of Belgium, Holland, Germany and France, 1959 including programme for visit to Bonn, 25 May 1959; hotel receipts. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/80

1960, 1974

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's visit to Israel, Mar-Apr 1960, including schedule for visit, oragnised by the Israeli defence forces; poster advertising lecture by LIDDELL HART on 'How military ideas shaped world history'; correspondence with the Israeli Embassy, Feb 1960, on choice of lecture topics to be given to defence forces; Israeli newspaper cuttings on LIDDELL HART's visit and typescript transcripts of articles; hotel receipts and notes on expenses. With The Times of Israel and Jewish World Review including 'Israel's military doctrines, the breveting of Hart and Fuller' article by Gary S Itzkowitz (Apr 1974). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/81

1960-1961

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's visit to the Canary Islands, Dec 1960-Jan 1961, including printed deck plan of the ship ARAGON, issued by Royal Mail Lines (Oct 1960), with brochures 'Royal Mail Lines Amazon, Aragon, Arlanza to South America' [1960] and 'RMS Pretoria Castle' (1959); correspondence with Royal Mail Lines concerning passages aboard the PRETORIA CASTLE and ARAGON; manuscript notes on expenses. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/82

1961

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's tour of southwest Ireland, Sep 1961, including typescript list of acquaintances in Ireland [1961]; newspaper cuttings covering visit, including interview with LIDDELL HART in The Irish Times, 7 Oct 1961; manuscript notes on expenses


LIDDELL HART: 13/83

1962

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's holiday at Penpol, Crantock, Newquay Cornwall, Jul-Aug 1962 including manuscript notes on expenses, with receipts. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/84

1963

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's tour of Norway and Sweden, Aug 1963, including typescript of articles by LIDDELL HART from Scandinavian papers, Aug 1963, entitled 'The British Rhine Army ought to be transferred to the Northern Command', 'Sweden, Norway and Finland in a unified defence block', and 'The Germans learnt most from military pioneer'; Scandinavian newspaper cuttings on the visit, Aug 1963; typescript of answers by LIDDELL HART to questions set by the Swedish Army Journal, Oct 1963; brochure for ships BLENHEIM and BRAEMAR, issued by Fred Olsen Lines [1963]; manuscript notes on expenses. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/85

1964-1965

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's visit to France, May-Jun 1964, including brochure for the first international military film festival at Versailles, Jun 1964, attended by LIDDELL HART as member of the jury; manuscript notes by LIDDELL HART on films seen; manuscript notes on expenses and hotel receipts. With photograph of Kathleen and Basil LIDDELL HART at Versailles, Jun 1964. 1 file, 1 photograph


LIDDELL HART: 13/86

1967

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's tour of France, Belgium and Germany, Jun-Jul 1967 including souvenir brochure for the ceremonial parade of 1 Regt Royal Malta Artillery at Mulheim, 22 Jul 1967; correspondence with Lloyds Bank, concerning foreign exchange facilties, Apr-May 1967; hotel receipt; copy correspondence with Gen Sir John Hackett, Commander-in-Chief, British Army of the Rhine, concerning arrangements to visit, with daily schedule, 16-23 Jul, and seating plans for meals. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/87

1968

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's tour of Wexford, Wicklow and Dublin, Ireland, Aug-Sep 1968, including hotel receipts; typescript itinerary and contact addresses. With 'The Gresham Hotel 1865-1965' (Guy and Co Ltd, Cork [1965]) history of the hotel in Dublin by Ulick O'Connor. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/88

1969

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's tour of Normandy, France, Jul 1969 and Mediterranean cruise, Sep 1960 including hotel recipts; manuscript notes on expenses; correspondence with Royal Mail Lines concerning arrangemenst for Mediterranean cruise on the ANDES, with printed information including printed deck plan, printed passenger list and notes for passengers; ship's daily programme and daily reports on world news, issued on the ANDES, 9-28 Sep 1969. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/89

1962-1969

Newspaper and journal articles on holidays, tourism, motoring and travel, including 'Ireland awakes' by Brian Inglis in the Sunday Times, 30 Sep 1962; 'The Rolls-Royce mystique' by Maxwell Boyd in the Sunday Times, 12 Apr 1964; 'Car safety' report in The Guardian, 15 Jul 1968; 'Sun for sale' by Audrey Powell in The Observer, 17 Aug 1969 on holiday homes abroad. With cruise companies' brochures, including 'P&O Orient Lines passenger fares' (Aug 1964) and 'Swan Hellenic cruises' (1968); and Where to travel by freighter (Harian Publications, New York, 1962). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/90

1954-1971

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's hotel arrangements, mainly routine correspondence concerning reservations for brief stays in English hotels, including the Atlantic Hotel, Newquay, Jun 1960; Belmont Hotel, Sidmouth, Sep 1964; Hyde Park Hotel, London, Jan 1968-Nov 1969. With hotel brochures, including Gabriel Court Hotel, Totnes, Devon, Royal Crescent Hotel, Bath, and the Carlton Hotel, Bournemouth. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/91

1960s

Typescript notes compiled by LIDDELL HART on driving routes in England, Wales and Italy including London to Medmenham, 1964; tour of Yorkshire and Cumbria [1960s]; tour of the Cotswolds [1960s]; routes to Rome and Naples, Italy [1960s]; Wales and the west of England [1960s]; south west England [1960s]. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/92

1929-1955

Papers relating to cars and motoring, including description of 1935 black Rolls-Royce car owned by LIDDELL HART, 1939-1955; correspondence with Provident Accident and White Cross Insurance Company, 1935-1956, concerning insurance claims for damage; correspondence with the Claims Superintendent, London Transport Executive, concerning damage to LIDDELL HART's car by a bus in Oxford Street, London, 22 Dec 1948. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/93

1955-1966

Papers relating to Rolls-Royce cars, including correspondence with Rolls-Royce Limited, London, concerning purchase of secondhand 1950 Silver Wraith Park Ward Saloon, from Car Mart, London, Aug 1955, and correspondence with Car Mart concerning mechanical defects, Sep 1955-Feb 1956. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/94

1965-1966

Papers relating to the damage to LIDDELL HART's Rolls-Royce 1950 Silver Wraith Park Ward Saloon when driven by Professor Russell Hardwick,then a tenant at States House, Medmenham, on 3 Nov 1965 while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of Histroy at the University of California, Davis, including correspondence relating to repairs with Rolls-Royce, London, and estimate of damage for Motor Union Insurance Company, Reading, 19 Jan 1966.. With photograph of the damaged vehicle, which was written off. 1 file, 1 photograph


LIDDELL HART: 13/95

1949-1970

Correspondence between LIDDELL HART and the Automobile Association, including examination of Rolls-Royce 1950 Silver Wraith Park Ward Saloon, following crash in Nov 1965. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/96

1965-1968

Papers relating to the arrangements for transfer of LIDDELL HART's Mercedes Benz 230S, from Stuttgart, Germany, to California, 1965, and from San Francisco to London, Mar 1966 including correspondence with freight forwarders, Adolf Brauns, Bremerhaven, Nov 1965, and Charles Kendall and Partners, London, Mar 1966; correspondence with Thomas Cook and Sons, London, and HM Customs and Excise, London, concerning refund of duty and purchase tax, Mar-Sep 1966. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/97

1965-1969

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's car, Mercedes Benz 230S, including correspondence with Sales Division of Mercedes Benz, London, 1965-1967; correspondence with the County Treasurer, Buckinghamshire County Council, concerning issue of driving licence, 1968-1969; correspondence with H W Motors, Walton on Thames, Surrey concerning car repairs, 1969. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/98

1957-1969

Papers relating to LIDDELL HART's car insurance, including correspondence with the Automobile Association, 1957-1969 and the Motor Union Insurance Company, Reading, 1957-1965. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/99

1949-1962

Papers relating to the Rolls Royce car, including newspaper cuttings, 1955-1962; The Rolls-Royce bulletin, Jan 1957 issued by Rolls-Royce, Derby; brochures 'Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith' (1949 and 1953), 'Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn'(1949) issued by Rolls-Royce. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/100

1958-1969

Newspaper cuttings on cars and motoring, including 'Making a motorway' by W T F Austin on the opening of the M1 in The Guardian, 2 Nov 1959; comment on 'The Buchanan Report on traffic in towns' in The Guardian, 28 Nov 1963; 'Taking your car abroad' by Christopher Moore in The Guardian, 1 Feb 1969; 'The real tragedy of road accidents' by Russell Miller in The Daily Telegraph, 3 Oct 1969. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/101

1939-1954

Papers relating to petrol and petrol rationing, including correspondence concerning petrol allocations with the Newspaper and Periodical Emergency Council and Divisonal and Regional Petroleum Offices, 1939-1949; newspaper cuttings on petrol rationing, 1945-1951. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/102

1928-1969

Papers relating to motoring and cars, including cutting of LIDDELL HART's letters to the Daily Telegraph, 9 Jun 1928 on use of the horn and referring to speed limits (9 Nov 1966), with related correspondence, Nov 1966. With A pedestrian's bill of rights, Dec 1961 and The pedestrian, Winter 1966, issued by the Pedestrian's Association for Road Safety. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/103/1-4

1955-1969

Letterbooks, compiled chronologically and recording name of senders and dates of items received by LIDDELL HART. 4 vols


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/1

1880s-1918

Photographs of LIDDELL HART family, including Clara Bramley Hart, nee LIDDELL HART, 1880s; LIDDELL HART with parents and brother Ernest, c1897; LIDDELL HART in army uniform, c1917; Armistice day at Cambridge University, 11 Nov 1918. 8 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/2

1921-1932, 1937

Photographs, including LIDDELL HART's tour of the Western Front areas of Chuignes and Morlancourt, 1921; first reunion dinner of officers of 11 King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, at the Prince of Wales Hotel, Harrogate, 28 Jan 1928, with menu; LIDDELL HART and Karl Radek at the Disarmament Conference, Geneva, 1932. 22 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/3

1934, 1938, 1940

Photographs including LIDDELL HART and David Lloyd George, Jun 1934 and at Portmeirion, Jul 1940; Lloyd George family photograph, 24 Jan 1938, Antibes. 16 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/4

1935, 1939

LIDDELL HART family photographs and magazine profiles, including portrait of Jessie LIDDELL HART, nee Stone by Harrington Mann in Sphere, 24 Aug 1935; Jessie and LIDDELL HART at Royal Ascot, 17 Jun 1937; photographs from article on LIDDELL HART in The Bystander, 2 Aug 1939, including his study at Maresfield Gardens, London. 9 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/5

1940-1943

Photographs, including Kathleen and LIDDELL HART at High Wray House, Lake District, 1941; Robert Graves, at Vale House, Galmpton, May 1940. 16 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/6

1946

Photographs including LIDDELL HART in his study at Tilford House, Farnham, and exterior of the house; LIDDELL HART family gathering, 1946, Tilford House. 17 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/7

1947

LIDDELL HART photographs, including visit to Fort Eben Emael, Jul 1947; in the study, chapel and Gazebo at Tilford House. 24 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/8

1949

Photographs including the Cambrai Dinner, Royal Tank Regiment, 11 Nov 1949; LIDDELL HART and Kathleen with Edith and Reginald William Winchester (Chester) Wilmot. 9 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/9

1950

Photographs, including Frau Lucie-Maria Rommel at Herrlagen, Gen Heinz Guderian at Fursen, Gen Hans Spiedel at Frendenstadt, Germany, Jun 1950; with Leslie Hore-Belisha, at unveiling of Stony Stratford war memorial, Oct 1950. 16 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/10

1951

Photographs including FM Sir Claude Auchinleck, Valerie Hobson, Leslie Hore-Belisha and Gen Raymond Briggs, guests at private view of the film Desert Fox on Rommel, Oct 1951, Century Theatre, London; Manfred Rommel at Wolverton Park. 6 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/11

1953-1954

Photographs including FM Sir Claude Auchinleck and LIDDELL HART at the Rommel Papers exhibition, Army and Navy store, London, Apr 1953; Kathleen and LIDDELL HART at Wolverton Park; Cambrai Dinner, Royal Tank Regiment, 1954. 10 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/12

1955

Photographs including Marine Corps presentation by Col Robert Vance, Jan 1955; Rudiger von Manstein and LIDDELL HART. 38 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/13

1955-1960, 1967

Photographs of annual dinners of the Military Commentators' Circle, including LIDDELL HART, Leslie Hore-Belisha and AF Louis (Francis Albert Victor Nicholas) Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, 1955; Gen Siegfried Westphal, 1956; LIDDELL HART, FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein and Eugene Hinterhoff, 1958. 15 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/14

1956-1957

Photographs, including LIDDELL HART and Sir Reginald Dorman-Smith, Feb 1956; LIDDELL HART and Gen Primieri, Commander-in-Chief, Land Forces, Southern Europe, Italy, 1956; at HQ of 2 Allied Tactical Air Force, Munchen Gladbach, Sep 1957; at Combat Command A, Panzer Div 5, Koblenz, Sep 1957. 21 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/15

1958-1959, 1966

Photographs, including of LIDDELL HART for John Bull taken at 33 Eaton Square, London, Mar 1959; LIDDELL HART by Walter Bird for the National Portrait Gallery, 10 Feb 1966. 10 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/16

1960-1963

Photographs, including LIDDELL HART and Adm Charles R Brown, 1960; LIDDELL HART library at States House, 1962; LIDDELL HART with Bill O'Connor, known as Cassandra, 1962; visit to Sweden, 1963. 29 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/17

1964-1966

Photographs, including award of honorary degree of Doctor of Letters, Oxford University, Dec 1964; group photographs at the first International Festival of Military Films, Versailles, Jun 1964


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/18

1965-1966

Photographs taken while LIDDELL HART was Visiting Professor of History University of California, Davis, including presentation of Marine Corps Plaque to LIDDELL HART, Nov 1965; LIDDELL HART with Peter Paret, Nov 1965 and Maj Gen John S Wood, Jan 1966. 59 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/19

1967-1970

Photographs including LIDDELL HART being interviewed by Helmut Kahn of Stern, Sep 1967; with Dan Davin, Medmenham, Jun 1969; on holiday in Thessaloniki, Greece, Sep 1969.


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/20

1967-1968

Photographs of FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, including visit to States House, Aug 1967; Daily Express copyright photographs, Jan 1968, with related cutting on holiday of LIDDELL HART and Montgomery at the Carlton Hotel, Bournemouth. 16 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/104

1930s, 1965

Illustrations from LIDDELL HART's Memoirs (1965) and photographs mainly of Rt Hon Leslie Hore-Belisha. 6 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/104/22

1936-1966

Newspaper cuttings of cartoon caricatures and illustrations of LIDDELL HART including by Joss in The Star, 6 Apr 1936; Ronald Searle in Punch, 7 Apr 1954, with related correspondence, 1954-1965; Vicky in the New Statesman, 4 Jan 1958; and photographs of portraits of LIDDELL HART, including by Eric Kennington, 1942; Hein Heckroth [1944]; Juliet Pannett, 1966. 1 file, 17 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/104

1920-1968

Portrait photographs, many of which formerly hung in LIDDELL HART's study at States House, Medmenham including of Maj Gen John Frederick Charles Fuller, 1920; John Buchan, 1920s; Gen Sir Ian Standish Monteith Hamilton, 1932; David Lloyd George, 1933; Thomas Edward Lawrence, also known as Thomas Edward Shaw or Lawrence of Arabia, 1930s; Robert Ranke Graves, 1940; Gen Walter Warlimont, 1941; FM Erwin Rommel [1940s]; Gen Yigael Allon, 1948; Gen Heinz Guderian [1949]; Gen von Manteuffel, 1949; Gen Yigael Yadin, 1953; FM Earl Alexander of Tunis, 1953; FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, 1958 and 1966; John Fitgerald Kennedy, early 1960s; FM Sir Claude Auchinleck, 1960; Brig Gen A Sharon, 1968. 88 photographs


LIDDELL HART: 13/105

1970-1972

Obituaries of and tributes to LIDDELL HART who died on 29 Jan 1970 at States House, Medmenham, with papers relating to memorial service, including typescript lists of people sending flowers and telegrams, Jan 1970; correspondence relating to and order of service for memorial service for LIDDELL HART on 20 Apr 1970 at the chapel of the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, with list of guests; family letters of condolence, Jan-Mar 1970. With correpondence, Jul 1971-May 1972 between Kathleen LIDDELL HART and Reynolds Stone of Dorchester, Dorset, concerning headstone for LIDDELL HART. 2 files


LIDDELL HART: 13/106/1

1970

Letters of condolence from British military, naval and air force personnel, on the death of LIDDELL HART on 29 Jan 1970, including Gen Sir Michael Carver, Maj Gen Sir Alec Bishop, Lt Gen Sir Charles Broad, Gen Sir Richard Gale, Gen Sir Charles Harington, Gen Sir Alan Jolly, FM Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, AM Sir Walter Pretty, Gen Sir Harold Pyman. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/106/2

1970

Letters of condolence from overseas military, naval and air force personnel, on the death of LIDDELL HART on 29 Jan 1970, including Gen L F Chapman of the US Marine Corps, Washington; Vice Adm R G Colbert, US Navy; Maj Gen G S Eckhardt, US Army War College; Gen Earle G Wheeler, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Washington, Rear Adm J C Wylie, Boston. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/106/3

1970

Letters of condolence from publishers and editors on the death of LIDDELL HART on 29 Jan 1970, including from the Hon Mark Bonham Carter, Lady Enid Faber, Dan Davin, Desmond Flower, Livia Gollancz, Anthony Sheil. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/106/4

1970

Correspondence between Kathleen LIDDELL HART and friends to whom LIDDELL HART bequeathed mementoes, including Maj John North, Alan Kenneth Clark, Eugene Hinterhoff, Richard Ogorkiewicz, Gen Sir Harold Pyman. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/1

1931-1941

Articles criticising LIDDELL HART's views in various newspapers and journals, including on the territorial army in Army Quarterly, Jan 1931; on LIDDELL HART's The British way in warfare (Faber & Faber, London, 1932) in Quarterly Review, Apr 1934; on LIDDELL HART's articles in The Times on 'Defence or attack?' in Army Quarterly, Jan 1938; on snobbery in the army in News Review, Jan 1939; and on the imminent danger of an enemy break-through on the Western Front in 1918 in National Review, Apr 1941. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/2

1931-1942

Review of The real war by LIDDELL HART (Faber & Faber, London, 1931) in History, Jul 1931. With articles refering to various books by LIDDELL HART, including Greater than Napoleon: Scipio Africanus (Blackwood and Sons, Edinburgh and London, 1926) in Trenton Times, Jan 1939, and Foch: man of Orleans (Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1931) in The Scotsman, Jun 1940. Notices in the press of the publication of various books by LIDDELL HART, including The expanding war (Faber & Faber, London, 1942) in Country Life, The Bookseller and The Times Literary Supplement, Feb-Mar 1942. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/3

1935-1943

Cuttings containing references to LIDDELL HART in the press. Includes letters written by LIDDELL HART to the editor of World Review on trench warfare, and related correspondence, Mar 1937; to the editor of The Times on the pronunciation of Latin, 20 Jan 1938; and on armoured divisions, Jun 1943; obituary by LIDDELL HART of Maj Gen Alan Geoffrey Charles Dawnay in The Times, 29 Sep 1938; quotations from LIDDELL HART in Cavalcade, Glasgow Daily Record, and the Evening Standard, Apr 1935-Feb 1939; articles relating to the air bombing appeal (Spain) of which LIDDELL HART was a signatory in The Times, The Star and The Glasgow Herald, Feb 1938; articles relating to the Gen F P Crozier appeal of which LIDDELL HART was a signatory in News Chronicle, Reynolds News and The Manchester Guardian, Feb 1938. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/4

1936-1937

Reviews of The war in outline by LIDDELL HART (Faber & Faber, London, 1936) in various US newspapers, including Pacific Weekly, The Nation, New York Herald Tribune, New York Times, Oct 1936-Aug 1940. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/5

1936-1942

Cuttings of articles refering to LIDDELL HART in various newspapers and journals, including The Newspaper World, The Listener, Edinburgh Evening News, Spectator, The Times, Johannesburg Star, Saturday Review of Literature, Toronto (Canada) Star, Evening Standard, Britannia, Punch and The Star. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/6

1938

Articles by LIDDELL HART and others refering to Britain's lack of preparations for war, national service and LIDDELL HART's speeches to youth organisations, in various newspapers and journals, including The Tribune, Daily Worker, Headway, United Services Review, The Observer, The Daily Express, Forward and The New York Times 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/7

1938-1939

Articles (not by LIDDELL HART) on Britain's anti-aircraft defence in various newspapers and journals, including The Bolton Evening News, Truth, The Sydney Morning Herald, The New York Times, The Yorkshire Observer, The Manchester Guardian, The Church Times and The Sydney Bulletin. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/8

1938-1940

Reviews of Europe in arms by LIDDELL HART (Faber & Faber, London, 1937) in various newspapers, including Labour Monthly, The Observer, The San Francisco News and The Wilmington Star, Jan-Apr 1938. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/9

1938-1940

Articles (not by LIDDELL HART) on conscription and freedom in various newspapers and journals, including The Daily Worker, The Evening Chronicle, The New Statesman and Nation, Forward, The Economist and The Edinburgh Evening Dispatch. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/10

1938-1944

Reviews of LIDDELL HART books, including Through the fog of war (Faber & Faber, London, 1938) in The Springfield Republican, Roanoke Times and Nation; The defence of Britain (Faber & Faber, London, 1939) in The Times, The Bookseller, Tribune and The Saturday Review of Literature; This expanding war (Faber & Faber, London, 1942) in Catholic Times, New Leader, Books of Today, Tribune, Quarterly Review, The Scotsman and Cavalcade. With reviews of books by others in various newspapers and journals, including The Encyclopaedia Britannica book of the year, 1939 (Encyclopaedia Britannica Co, London, 1939) in The Observer, News Chronicle, The Times and The Belfast Newsletter; Armoured Warfare (Eyre and Spottiswoode, London, 1943) by Maj Gen John Frederick Charles Fuller in the Times Literary Supplement; and Makers of modern strategy (Milford, London, 1944) edited by Edward Mead Earle in the Birmingham Post and The Listener. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/11

1938-1944

Press notices in various newspapers, including Fortnightly Review, Headway, Picture Post, The Scotsman, The Bookseller, Sunday Chronicle, The Times, Nairobi Standard, Sydney Morning Herald and The New York Times of articles by LIDDELL HART in various newspapers, including Headway, Oct 1938, Picture Post, 29 Oct 1938, World Review, Dec 1938 and Yale Review, Dec 1938. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/12

1939

Articles by LIDDELL HART on the outbreak of the war and whether it can be averted in The Times, Sunday Dispatch, The Daily Mail, The Sunday Express, with articles refering to LIDDELL HART in The Daily Express The Daily Telegraph, John O'London's Weekly and The Harrogate Herald. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/13

1939-1940

Cuttings of articles refering to LIDDELL HART from various newspapers, including the New York Herald Tribune, Vogue, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, The Listener, Auckland Star, Publishers Weekly and The Toronto Star. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/14

1939-1940

Articles and letters by LIDDELL HART and others in various newspapers and journals, including on compulsory service in The Times, Apr 1939; on the Federal Union in The Hampstead and Highgate Express and South Wales Echo & Evening Express, Jan-Mar 1940; on the Norway campaign in The Yorkshire Post, News Chronicle and News Review, Apr-May 1940. With articles refering to LIDDELL HART's views and predictions about events in various newspapers, including The Daily Record and Mail, The Manchester Evening News, The Sydney Morning Herald, The New York Times and The Irish Times. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/15

1939-1940

Articles (not by LIDDELL HART) on the economy of force in various newspapers and journals, including Fortnightly Review, The Army Quarterly, The Sphere, The Daily Mail, The Times of India, The Palestine Post, The New York Herald Tribune, The Toronto Globe and Time and Tide. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/16

1939-1940

Articles on warning the enemy, counter arguments to those of LIDDELL HART, in various newspapers and journals, including World Review, The Tatler, The New York Times, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Nottingham Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Belfast Newsletter and The Times. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/17

1939-1940

Articles (not by LIDDELL HART) on the futility of victory in various newspapers and journals, including National Review, The Palestine Post, Forward, The Times of India, Cape Times, The Tribune, The Daily Express, The Tablet, The Daily Mirror, The Tatler, Church Times and The Daily Worker. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/18

1939-1943

References to LIDDELL HART's books, including The British way in warfare (Faber & Faber, London, 1932) and T E Lawrence to his biographer (Faber & Faber, London, 1938), 1940-1943. With reviews (not by LIDDELL HART) of books by other authors in various newspapers, including In the steps of Lawrence of Arabia (Rich & Cowan, London, 1939) by Douglas Glen and T E Lawrence (Duckworth, London, 1939) in Time and Tide, Dec 1939; The long weekend: a social history of Great Britain (Faber & Faber, London, 1940) by Robert Graves and Alan Hodge in The Spectator and The Evening Chronicle, Nov-Dec 1940; Tank warfare (Allen and Unwin, London, 1943) by John Reginald Lester in Birmingham Post, Birmingham Mail, Current Literature, Adelaide Advertiser and Calcutta Statesman, Mar-Aug 1943; The reader over your shoulder (Jonathon Cape, London, [1943]) by Robert Graves and Alan Hodge in Law Journal and The Tribune, Jun-Sep 1943. Also cuttings of articles by Gen Sir Archibald Percival Wavell in various newspapers and journals, including Strand Magazine, Chicago News, New York Times and Boston Morning Globe, 1942-1943. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/19

1939-1943

Criticisms in the press of The Defence of Britain (Faber & Faber, London, 1939) by LIDDELL HART and related articles on defence in various newspapers and journals, including The Saturday Review of Literature, Harpers Magazine, World Review, Tribune and Manchester Dispatch. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/20

1940

Articles and letters criticising LIDDELL HART's views in various newspapers and journals, including The Nineteenth Century and After, The Sunday Times, The Daily Telegraph, The Daily Mirror, The Weekly Review, The Saturday Review of Literature and Army Quarterly. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/21

1940-1943

Articles on the state of the army and the Home Guard by LIDDELL HART and others in various newspapers and journals, including The Tribune, The Bristol Evening Post, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Manchester Evening News and The Daily Mail. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/22

1940-1944

Articles refering to LIDDELL HART in various newspapers and journals, including The Melbourne Age, The Evening Standard, The New York Herald Tribune, The Yorkshire Post, The Auckland Star, Bristol Evening Post, The Daily Mail and The Irish Times. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/23

1940-1944

Notices of LIDDELL HART's resignation from his post as military correspondent of The Times, in Newspaper World, World's Press News, The Times, The Statesman and Church Times, Oct-Dec 1939. With reviews of Defence of Britain (Faber & Faber, London, 1939) by LIDDELL HART in The Daily Telegraph, The Sunday Times, The Observer and St Louis Post-Dispatch, May-Jul 1940, and Thoughts on war (Faber & Faber, London, 1944) by LIDDELL HART in Church Times, Manchester Evening News, World Review, Manchester Guardian, Punch and The Listener, Jun-Aug 1944. Also reviews of books with forewords written by LIDDELL HART, including Paratroops (Faber & Faber, London, 1943) by Capt Ferdinand Otto Miksche in various newspapers and journals, including The Times, The Birmingham Post, The Observer, Flight, Yorkshire Post and the Scotsman, Dec 1942-Jun 1943; Marshal de Grouchy and guns of Waterloo (Muller, London, 1942) by Bertram Ratcliffe in The Tribune, The Manchester Evening News, News Review and Cavalcade, Dec 1942-Jan 1943. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/24

1941-1942

Cuttings of articles and letters citing LIDDELL HART's views in various newspapers and journals. Includes articles on the German occupation of Greece in various international newspapers, including Philadelphia Public Ledger, Sydney Morning Herald and Newark News, Mar-Apr 1941; on the British position in Crete in The Sydney Morning Herald, Melbourne Age and The Danville News, May-Jun 1941; on The long weekend: a social history of Great Britain, 1918-1939 (Faber & Faber, London, 1940) by Robert Graves and Alan Hodge in various US newspapers, including Corsicana Sun and Florence News, Jun-Jul 1941; on German progress on the Russian front in Winnepeg Free Press (Canada), Bloemfontin Friend (South Africa), Johannesburg Star, Columbus (Ohio) Dispatch and Picture Post, Jul 1941; on the use of propaganda to keep USA benevolently neutral in various American newspapers, including Indianapolis Star and Springfield Morning Union, Jul-Oct 1941; on the need for US aid in Singapore in various American newspapers including Chicago News, Pittsburgh Press, Dayton Herald and St Louis Post Dispatch, Dec 1941-Jan 1942; on the Home Guard, in Truth, May 1942; on the death of Ronald Kidd, member of the National Council for Civil Liberties, in Civil Liberty, Jun 1942; on defeat at Libya and the collapse of Tobruk in The Daily Mail, Evening News, Sydney Morning Herald, Toronto Globe and other newspapers, Jun 1942. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/25

1942

Reviews of This expanding war by LIDDELL HART (Faber & Faber, London, 1942) in various newspapers, including The Listener, The Spectator, The Belfast Telegraph, The Irish Independent, The Field and The Glasgow Herald, Aug-Oct 1942. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/26

1944

Reviews of Thoughts on war by LIDDELL HART (Faber & Faber, London, 1944) in various newspapers, including Cavalcade, The Birmingham Post, The Glasgow Herald, The Times, The Spectator, British Weekly, The Irish Independent and The Daily Telegraph, Apr-May 1944. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/27

1960

Reviews (not by LIDDELL HART) of Full circle (Cassell, London, 1960),volume 1 of the memoirs of Rt Hon Sir (Robert) Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon, in various newspapers, including The Times Literary Supplement, New Statesman, National Review, Daily Express, The Observer, the Times and The Economist. With related articles, mainly on the Eden and the Suez crisis, in The Guardian, The Sunday Times, The Observer, News Chronicle, The Daily Herald, The Sunay Express and The Telegraph; also an interview with Eden by Blair Fraser in The Listener.1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/28

1962

Reviews (not by LIDDELL HART) of Facing the dictators (Cassell, London, 1962) volume 2 of the memoirs of Rt Hon Sir (Robert) Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon in various newspapers and journals, including The Daily Telegraph, New Statesman, The Times Literary Supplement, The Tribune, The Guardian, The Observer, with a related article by Richard (Howard Stafford) Crossman in The Daily Herald. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/29

1965

Reviews (not by LIDDELL HART) of The reckoning (Cassell, London, 1965) volume 3 of the memoirs of Rt Hon Sir (Robert) Anthony Eden, 1st Earl of Avon in various newspapers and journals, including The Times Literary Supplement, The Guardian, The Observer, The Times, The Sunday Telegraph, The Daily Telegraph, Spectator and New Statesman. With cuttings of extracts serialized in The Times. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/30

1965

Reviews (not by LIDDELL HART) of Halifax. The Life of Lord Halifax (Hamish Hamilton, London, 1965) by Frederick Winston Furneaux Smith, 2nd Earl of Birkenhead in various newspapers, including The Times Literary Supplement, The Evening Standard, The Sunday Telegraph, Spectator, The Times, Economist, Daily Telegraph, The Guardian, The Observer and The Sunday Times. With extracts from the book, published in The Sunday Telegraph. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/107/31

1966-1968

Reviews (not by LIDDELL HART) of Diaries and letters of Harold Nicolson, 1939-1945 (Collins, London, 1966-68) edited by Nigel Nicolson in various newspapers, including The Sunday Times, The Times Literary Supplement, New Statesman, Spectator, The Sunday Telegraph and The Observer. With related articles in the Quarterly Review by Derek Hudson, and extracts of the book published in The Sunday Times. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/108/1-3

1974

Papers relating to the LIDDELL HART exhibition, States House, Jun 1974, including introductory letter by Stephen Brooks, archivist in charge of the exhibition; two copies of the catalogue; notes and rough drafts of the catalogue by Kathleen LIDDELL HART. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/108/4

1974

Invoices for printing of the LIDDELL HART exhibition brochures, reproduction of photographs, typing of invitation envelopes, photocopynig, construction of the show cases and refreshmants. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/108/5

1964-1974

Notes of material borrowed for the exhibition at the inauguration of the Centre for Military Archives on 5 May 1964; article in The Evening Standard on the opening of the LIDDELL HART exhibition, 24 Jun 1974; and a report in the Medmenham School News on the fifth year's visit to the exhibition. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/108/6

1974

Invitation lists to the LIDDELL HART exhibition. Those invited include Robert Norman William Blake, Baron Blake of Braydeston and Lady Patricia Blake, The Hon Mark Raymond Bonham-Carter, Lt Gen Sir Charles (Noel Frank) Broad and Lady Broad, Jon Kimche, Mr and Mrs Ludovic (Henry Coverley) Kennedy and Capt Stephen Wentworth Roskill. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/108/7

1974

Guest book for the LIDDELL HART Exhibition, States House, Medmenhem. With autographs of those who visited the exhibition.


LIDDELL HART: 13/108/8

1974

Correspondence between Lady LIDDELL HART and those unable to attend the LIDDELL HART exhibition, including FM Sir Claude John Eyre Auchinleck, Storm Jameson, Alec Guinness, Capt Stephen Wentworth Roskill, R W Thompson, Herve Cras and Maj Gen Sir (William Henry) Alexander (Alec) Bishop


LIDDELL HART: 13/108/9

1974

Correspondence between Lady LIDDELL HART and various people, including Lancelot Dykes Spicer, Dr (Anthony) Noble Frankland, Michael (Eliot) Howard, Maj Gen Nigel William Duncan, Jac Weller, Kenneth Parker, R W Thompson, Honor Balfour, (Henry) Bernard Levin and Maj Gen Anthony Heritage Farrar-Hockley, relating to the LIDDELL HART exhibition, Jun 1974. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/108/10

1974

Photographs taken of various exhibits during the LIDDELL HART exhibition, Jun 1974, including those relating to Thomas Edward Lawrence, LIDDELL HART's early career in the Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry and his work as military correspondent for The Times and The Telegraph. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 13/109

1932-1934

LIDDELL HART's petty cashbook for Apr 1932-Sep 1934.


LIDDELL HART: 13/110

[1925-1930]

Posters for newspaper stands for The Daily Telegraph and Westminster Gazette, advertising articles by LIDDELL HART on military matters and tennis.


LIDDELL HART: 13/111

1957

Federal Union's proposals for a permanent United Nations force. Pamphlet detailing the conclusions reached by a federal union commission, of which LIDDELL HART was a member.


LIDDELL HART: 13/112

1963

The Chesney Gold Medal, awarded to LIDDELL HART by the Royal United Service Institute in 1963. For papers realting to this award, including a copy of LIDDELL HART's reply to presentation speech, see 13/49

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