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

Reference material, pre-1914 history

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LIDDELL HART: 15/1/1-3 Classical and Biblical warfare, 2000 BC-476 AD, papers dated [1925]-1969


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/1

[1925]-1955

Papers relating to classical and biblical warfare, 2000 BC-476 AD, including typescript essay by US Capt J M Scammell, Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island, entitled 'The organisation and tactics of the Byzantine army' [1925]; typescript extracts from 'Artillery in the classical age' by Maj Gen John Frederick Charles Fuller, 15 Mar 1937; typescript four chapters of book by J J O'Connell entitled 'Marius and Roman warfare', 30 Jan 1939; typescript extract from letter by Professor Allan H Gilbert on the Roman use of the pilum, 4 May 1955. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/2

1926-1969

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to classical and biblical warfare, 2000 BC-476 AD, including series of articles by Gen Sir Richard Nelson Gale entitled 'Great battles of the Bible' from The Evening Standard, Sep 1958; three articles from The Listener by Moses I Finley entitled 'The Greeks and their slaves', 10 Sep 1959, 'The myth of Sparta', 2 Aug 1962, 'Crete: the legend and the fact', 21 Mar 1963. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/3

1933-1957

Publications relating to classical and biblical warfare, 2000 BC-476 AD, including article by US Lt Col J M Scammell entitled 'The earliest naval operations' reprinted from United States Naval Institute Proceedings, Jan 1933; article by Lt Col J M Scammell entitled 'The races of the Eastern Mediterranean and commerce between the Aegean and the Euxine Seas in the heroic age' reprinted from The Classical Journal, Vol 32, No. 5, Feb 1937; article by Maj James R Randolph entitled 'The fall of Rome. Weapons fight for those who can use them best' from The Reserve Officer, Oct 1939; article by V R R Dikshitar entitled 'The concepts of ancient Indian warfare' from Aryan Path, Feb 1946; booklet by Shemuel Yeivin entitled Canaanite and Hittite strategy in the second half of the second millenium BC, reprinted from Journal of Near Eastern Studies, Vol 9, No. 2, Apr 1950; booklet by Douglas Young entitled Romanisation in Scotland (Douglas Young, Makersbield, Tayport, Fife, 1956). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/4 Mongol warfare, 1190-1260, papers dated 1927-1964


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/4

1927-1964

Newspaper cuttings, articles and papers relating to Genghis Khan and Mongol warfare, 1190-1260, including two articles by Col Ernest Graham Hamilton entitled 'Genghis Khan: AD 1162-1227-IV and V' from The Army, Navy and Air Force Gazette, 28 May-4 Jun 1931; typescript article, probably by LIDDELL HART, entitled 'The Mongol practice of warfare'[1935]; article by Owen Lattimore entitled 'Chingis Khan and the Mongol conquests' from Scientific American, Aug 1963. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/5-8 Medieval warfare, 600-1485, papers dated 1924-1969


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/5

1924-1969

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to medieval warfare, 600-1485, including article by Margaret Deanesly entitled 'If you had lived in 1300' from The Listener, 9 May 1946; article by Albert Makinson entitled 'The battle of the two Harolds' from The Listener, 22 Oct 1959. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/6

1928-1969

Papers relating to medieval warfare, 600-1485, including typescript article by Brig Gen Edmund Boteler Burton entitled 'Bruce and Bannockburn', 7 Nov 1928; typescript essay by J M Scammell entitled 'The grand Catalan company' [1938]; typescript copy of letter by Jack Wheldon entitled 'Longbow v. Firearms', published in History Today, Oct 1969. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/7

1931-1966

Publications relating to medieval warfare, 600-1485, including article by Hoffman Nickerson entitled 'Oman's Muret' from Speculum, Oct 1931; article by Alfred Higgins Burne entitled 'The mystery of Wansdyke' from English Review, Mar 1950; article in French by Georges Gougenheim entitled 'Les archers anglais de la Guerre de Cent Ans' from Revue de Défense Nationale, Aug-Sep 1953; article by Maj Edgar O'Ballance entitled 'The Janassaries' from The Journal of the United Services Institute of India Apr-Jun 1958. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/8

1946-1966

Publications by David Neustadt (later changed to David Ayalon) relating to the Mamluk army, 1250-1500, including booklet entitled The plague and its effects upon the Mamluk army (Reprinted from the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society ,Apr 1946); booklet entitled The Circassians in the Mamluk Kingdom (Reprinted from the Journal of the American Oriental Society, Jul-Sep 1949); booklet entitled Studies on the structure of the Mamluk army (Reprinted from British Society of Oriental and African Studies, Vol 16, No 1); booklet entitled Harb: the Mamluk Sultanate (Reprinted from The Encyclopaedia of Islam. New Edition, E J Brill, Leiden, London, 1954). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/9-10 Tudors and Stuarts, 1485-1714, papers dated 1929-1969


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/9

1929-1967

Publications relating to warfare in the Tudor and Stuart period, 1485-1714, including article by US Maj Chandler Davis entitled 'An English sixteenth century defense plan' from The Military Engineer, Nov-Dec 1929; article by Oliver Warner entitled 'General George Monk, 1st Duke of Albemarle' from The Army, Navy and Air Force Gazette, 19 Dec 1935; article by US Col Frederick Gilbert Bauer entitled 'Cromwell as a cavalry leader' from The Cavalry Journal, Jan 1936; article by Fritz Caspari entitled 'Sir Thomas More and justum bellum' from Ethics, 4 Jul 1946; booklet by Cicely Veronica Wedgwood entitled Civil War Battlefields 1642-6 (BBC, London, 1959); article by Father Francis Edwards entitled 'Was there any gunpowder in the Gunpowder Plot?' from The Observer Magazine, 5 Nov 1967. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/10

1934-1969

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to warfare in the Tudor and Stuart period, 1485-1714, including articles on the tercentenary of the execution of King Charles I, Jan 1949; article by Cecil Roth entitled 'The return of the Jews to England' from The Listener, 5 Jul 1956. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/11-12 John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough and War of the Spanish Succession, 1689-1714, papers dated [1929]-1960


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/11

[1929-1955]

Publications relating to John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough and the War of the Spanish Succession, 1689-1714, including article by Capt G S Cox entitled 'Marlborough in Ireland-last sieges of Cork and Kinsale' from Irish defence journal An Cosantóir, Jun 1948; article by Christopher T Atkinson entitled 'Oudenarde: the missing order of battle' from The Fighting Forces [1929]; article by Eric William Sheppard entitled 'Malbrouk s'en va-t-en guerre' from The National Review [1938]; article by 'J S B' entitled 'Marlborough's strategy preceding Blenheim' (no publication details) [1955]. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/12

1930-1960

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough and the War of the Spanish Succession, 1689-1714, including series of articles from The Sunday Times on Rt Hon Winston (Leonard Spencer) Churchill's Marlborough. His life and times (Harrap, London, 1933); article by David Green entitled 'Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough' from The Listener, 9 Jun 1960. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/13-14 British history, 1690-1815, papers dated 1927-1969


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/13

1927-1969

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to British history, 1690-1815, including series of newspaper articles by Hon Sir John William Fortescue on the siege of Gibraltar, (no publication details) [Aug 1928]. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/14

1927-1969

Publications relating to British history, 1690-1815, including article by Lt Col Frederick Ernest Whitton entitled 'The roses of Minden' from The Bugle (Vol 36, No 3) [1938]; booklet by John Peter Charles Roach entitled The 39th Regiment of Foot and the East India Company, 1754-1757 (The John Rylands Library, Manchester, 1958); article by Dr Sri Nandan Prasad entitled 'Studies in mobility vs. Fire-power. The Maratha-Mysore War, 1767' from The Journal of the United Services of India, Apr-Jun 1958. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/15 Maj Gen James Wolfe, 1727-1759, and capture of Quebec, 1759, papers dated 1929-1963


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/15

1929-1963

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Maj Gen James Wolfe and the capture of Quebec, 1759, including article by Maj Thomas Joseph Edwards entitled 'Conquest of Canada: was a woan responsible?' from The Army, Navy and Air Force Gazette, 14 Jul 1932. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/16 Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive of India, 1725-1774, and the Battle of Plassey, 1757, papers dated 1932-1934


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/16

1932-1934

Newspaper cuttings and articles relating to Robert Clive, 1st Baron Clive of India and the Battle of Plassey, 1757, including article by Capt M E S Laws, Royal Artillery, entitled 'Plassey, 1757' from The Army, Navy and Air Force Gazette, 23 Jun 1932. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/17-18 British rule in India, 1757-1947, papers dated 1939-1971


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/17

1939-1969

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to British rule in India, 1757-1947, including article by Philip Mason entitled 'The best of British bluff' from The Listener, 7 Nov 1968. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/18

1957-1971

Publications relating to British rule in India, 1757-1947, including article by Kavalam Madhava Panikkar entitled 'The Indian Mutiny' from The New Statesman and Nation, 11 May 1957; series of articles based on extracts from contemporary accounts of the Indian Mutiny, originally published in 1857, from The Spectator, 2-30 Aug 1957; article by Paul Michael Kennedy entitled 'Imperial cable communications and strategy, 1870-1914' (Reprinted from The English Historical Review, Oct 1971). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/19-21 British history, 1815-1914, papers dated 1869-1969


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/19

1869-1965

Papers relating to British history, 1815-1914, including typescript copy of 'Gladstone's letter, to Queen Victoria's Secretary, after he had become Prime Minister-defining Britain's foreign policy', 17 Apr 1869; typescript extracts from 'The Staff College fifty-four years ago' by Brig Gen Sir James Edward Edmonds, from Owl Pie, Dec 1949; three typescript articles by Brian James Bond entitled 'Mr Gladstone's invasion of Egypt (1882)-a revelation of military weakness', Jan 1960, 'Richard Burdon Haldane at the War Office, 1905-1912', Apr 1962, 'The disaster at Majuba Hill, 1881', Jan 1965. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/20

1929-1969

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to British history, 1815-1914, including Battles of Isandlwhana and Rorke's Drift, Zululand, Jan 1879; career of Rt Hon William Ewart Gladstone, 1852-1894; the Anglo-French 'Fashoda incident', Sudan, Sep 1898; article by Maj Thomas Joseph Edwards entitled 'The Amazons of Dahomey' from The Army, Navy and Air Force Gazette, 2 Jun 1932; article by Sir Charles Kingsley Webster entitled 'Fundamentals of British Foreign Policy' from The Listener, 20 May 1948; article by George Malcolm Young entitled 'Ideas and beliefs of the Victorians' from The Listener, 20 May 1948; series of two articles by Cecil Woodham-Smith entitled 'The great hunger, Ireland 1845-1849' from The Sunday Telegraph, 21, 28 Oct 1962. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/21

1929-1969

Publications relating to British history, 1815-1914, including including article by Maj George William Redway entitled 'Eighty years ago: an early-Victorian Army' from The Army, Navy and Air Force Gazette, 9 May 1929; article by Capt Charles Alexander Phipps Murison, Royal Artillery, entitled 'Tel-el-Kebir' from The Army, Navy and Air Force Gazette, 8 Sep 1932; booklet by Francis W Hirst entitled Foreign Policy past and future (Cobden Club, Midhurst, Sussex, 1944); article by Capt Cyril Bentham Falls entitled 'What happened at Kinsale' from Irish defence journal An Cosantóir, May 1950; article by Capt Martin D Bates entitled 'The barracks and posts of Ireland 1. The Barrack Book, 1904' from An Cosantóir, Jan 1965; article by Arthur F Thompson entitled 'The real Mr Gladstone' from The Observer Magazine 14 Dec 1968. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/22 V Adm Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson of Bronte, 1758-1805, and Battle of Trafalgar, 21 Oct 1805, papers dated 1934-1969


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/22

1934-1969

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to V Adm Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson of Bronte, 1758-1805, including article by Ronald Bryden entitled 'The hero' from The Observer Magazine, 19 Oct 1969. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/23-26 FM Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, 1769-1852, and campaigns in India, 1799-1803; Peninsular War, 1808-1814, Battle of Waterloo, 18 Jun 1815, papers dated 1931-1969


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/23

1931-1965

Publications relating to FM Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852) including article by Capt M E S Laws, Royal Artillery, entitled 'The Coruna campaign' from The Army, Navy and Air Force Gazette, 11 Jun 1931; article entitled 'A journal for the years 1809-1816. By a soldier of the 51st The King's Own Light Infantry' from The Bugle Vol 33, No 3, 1935; article by Lt Gen Sir George Fletcher MacMunn, Col Commandant, Royal Artillery, entitled 'The ever green wisdom of the Duke of Wellington' from Journal of the Royal Artillery, Oct 1937; edition of the Journal of the Society for Army Historical Research with article byGodfrey Davies entitled 'Wellington the man' Vol 30, No 123, Autumn 1952; article by Maj Frederick Myatt, Royal Berkshire Regiment, entitled 'British infantry fire-power in the Peninsular War' from The British Army Review, Sep 1956; article by Jac Weller entitled 'Wellington's asset' from Irish defence journal An Cosantóir, Jan 1963; article by Patrick O'Donovan entitled 'The man who became a national monument' from The Observer Magazine, 11 Apr 1965. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/24

1936-1969

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to FM Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, 1769-1852, including article by Arthur Bryant entitled 'The greatness of Wellington' from The Listener, 19 Nov 1953. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/25

1952-1953

Papers relating to FM Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1769-1852) including eight undated printed sketch maps in Portuguese, showing disposition of forces for the battles of Vimiera, 21 Aug 1808, and Busaco, 27 Sep 1810; correspondence, dated Jan-Feb 1952, between LIDDELL HART and Brig Gen George William St George Grogan on the Battle of Waterloo, 18 Jun 1815; correspondence, dated 17-25 Jan 1952, between LIDDELL HART and Maj Geoffrey Tylden on self induced opthalmia in the Army during the Peninsular War, 1808-1814. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/26

1968 Mar-Apr

Typescript report by Jac Weller entitled 'Topographical research for Wellington in India, March and April 1968', with ten photographs of sites in India linked to the campaigns of 1799-1803, including Seringapatam, Assaye, Argaum and Gawilghur, Mar-Apr 1968. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/27 Crimean War, 1854-1855, papers dated 1855-1967


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/27

[1933]-1967

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews, articles and papers relating to the Crimean War, 1854-1855, including typescript extracts from letter by Lord John Hay from the Crimea, 3 Mar 1855; article by Cecil Woodham-Smith entitled 'Looking on at war' from The Listener, 25 Mar 1954. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/28 Gen Charles G Gordon, 1833-1885, papers dated 1933-1969


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/28

1933-1969

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Gen Charles G Gordon (1833-1885) including article by Donald M Schurman entitled 'Chinese Gordon and the Suez canal' from Army Historical Research, Sep 1966. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/29-31 South Africa 1880-1902; the Jameson Raid, 1896; the Second Boer War, 1899-1902, papers dated 1932-1967


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/29

1900-1902,1937

Two volumes of manuscript copies of cipher telegrams and situation reports relating to the Second Boer War, between PROEMIAL (codename for Rt Hon William St John Freemantle Brodrick, Secretary of State for War) and Gen Sir Horatio Herbert Kitchener, Commander-in-Chief, South Africa, 1900-1902, and including copies of telegrams to Alfred Milner, 1st Viscount Milner and Frederick Sleigh Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar. With typescript copies of above telegrams and explanatory letter to Detmar Blow. 2 vols, 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/30

1926-1969

Newspaper cuttings and book reviews relating to FM Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum (1850-1916), Gen Jan Christian Smuts (1870-1950), Cecil John Rhodes (1853-1902). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/31

1932-1967

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews, articles and papers relating to South Africa, 1880-1902, including typescript copy letter to LIDDELL HART from Maj Geoffrey Tylden, dated 4 Jan 1933, on the Second Boer War, 1899-1902; undated article by Lt Gen Sir Edward (Altham) Altham entitled 'Sir George White at Ladysmith' from The Army Quarterly [1935]; article by Robert Henry Brand, 1st Baron Brand of Eydon, entitled 'Lord Milner and General Smuts' from The Listener, 15 Oct 1953; undated article by Maj Gen John Frederick Charles Fuller entitled 'The Boer War of 1899-1902' from The English Review Magazine [1955]. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/32-34 American War of Independence, 1775-1783, papers dated 1931-1968


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/32

1931-1965

Publications relating to the American War of Independence, 1775-1783, including article by Capt M E S Laws, Royal Artillery, entitled 'Yorktown, 1781. The birth of a nation' from The Army, Navy and Air Force Gazette, 15 Oct 1931; article by Lt Col Frederick Ernest Whitton entitled 'Washington's one victory' from Blackwoods Magazine, Mar 1932; article by J George Frederick entitled 'The Kentucky rifle myth' from Irish defence journal An Cosantóir, Oct 1951; two articles by Albert de Dorlodot in French entitled 'Les Ports d'Ostende et de Nieuport et les Fournitures d'Armes aux Insurgents Américains, 1774-1782' from Communications de l'Académie de Marine de Belgique, Vol VII, 1953 and 'Les Fournitures d'Armes aux Insurgents Américains et la Résolution du Congrès du 15 juillet 1775' from Annales de la Société Royale d'Archéologie de Bruxelles, Vol L, 1961; typescript essay by Anne S K Brown, University of California, entitled 'The Yorktown campaign as seen through the eyes of certain French junior officers', 9 Nov 1965. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/33

1932-1964

Newspaper cuttings and book reviews relating to the American War of Independence, 1775-1783. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/34

1932-1968

US publications relating to the American War of Independence, 1775-1783, including article by Elizabeth Camille Brink entitled 'Kosciuszko the patriot-father of American artillery' from US Infantry Journal, May-Jun 1932; article by Dudley Wright Knox entitled 'Navies in the American Revolution. The influence of sea power on military operations' from Army Ordnance, Jan-Feb 1935; article by US Lt Col Fred M Green entitled 'Debunking Bunker Hill' from US Infantry Journal, Jul-Aug 1937; article by US Lt Walter E Monagan, Jr, entitled 'The complete colonial marksman' from The Reserve Officer, Oct 1939; article by Jac Weller entitled 'King's Mountain: a study in mobility, firepower and leadership' from Armor, Jul-Aug 1960; article by Piers Mackesy entitled 'British strategy in the War of American Independence' from Yale Review, 1963; article by John Willard Shy entitled 'A new look at Colonial Militia', reprinted from The William and Mary Quarterly, Apr 1963; article by Jay Luvaas entitled 'Washington's drillmaster' from American History Illustrated, Apr 1967; article by US Col Mark Mayo Boatner III entitled 'The American Revolution: some myths, moot points and misconceptions' from American History Illustrated, Jul 1968. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/35-39 American Civil War, 1861-1865, papers dated 1851-1967


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/35

1851-1965

Papers relating to the American Civil War, 1861-1865, including typescript copy of diary, dated 1862-1863, of Sgt Maj E Paul Reichhelm, 3 Infantry, Missouri Volunteers, with three photocopies of diary manuscript and sketch maps of operations near Vicksburg and Chickasaw Bayou, Mississippi, sent to LIDDELL HART by Thomas Ewing, May 1932; letter to LIDDELL HART by Otto Holstein with monochrome facsimile of portrait of US Maj Thomas J Jackson (later Confederate Gen 'Stonewall' Jackson), 1851, and two copies of letters by Jackson, one in Spanish, 1856 and 1861; typescript article by Brian James Bond entitled 'Appomattox: the triumph of General Grant', Feb 1965. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/36

1862-1936

Papers and articles relating to Confederate Lt Gen John C Pemberton, 1814-1881, and the siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1863, including photocopy extracts from Recollections of Henry Watkins Allen, Brigadier General, Confederate States Army by Sarah Anne Dorsey (New York, 1866); typescript copies of articles and letters by Lt Gen Pemberton from US newspapers, including the Charleston Mercury, the Vicksburg Daily Herald, and the Lynchburg News, (1862-1879); correspondence between LIDDELL HART and John Clifford Pemberton (grandson of Lt Gen Pemberton), 1931-1936. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/37

1929-1967

Publications relating to the American Civil War, 1861-1865, including article by Eva Swantner entitled 'Military railroads during the Civil War' from The Military Engineer, Nov-Dec 1929; article by Maj Basil Cranmer Dening, Royal Engineers, entitled 'Reflections upon the Shenandoah Valley campaigns, 1861-1862' from The Army, Navy and Air Force Gazette, 15 Sep 1932; article by US Col Weston Jenkins entitled 'The imponderables in an estimate of the situation. As illustrated by Stonewall Jackson's Valley campaign' from US Infantry Journal, Sep-Oct 1932; article by Capt Fergus N Fitzgerald entitled 'War for the railroads' from Irish defence journal An Cosantóir, Nov 1947; article by Virginius Dabney entitled 'Appomattox: epic surrender' from Saturday Review, 19 Mar 1955; article by Bruce Catton entitled 'Union discipline and leadership in the Civil War' from the Marine Corps Gazette, Jan 1956; article by Theodore Ropp entitled 'Products of a great American industry', reprinted from the South Atlantic Quarterly, Vol 56, No 3, Summer 1957; article by Andrew Cowan entitled 'Repulsing Pickett's charge' from Civil War Times, Aug 1964; article by Dr Donald R Collins entitled 'How bullets were made' from Civil War Times, Jan 1966; article by Herbert F Adler entitled 'Jefferson Davis at Fort Monroe' from Military Review, May 1967. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/38

1931-1967

Newspaper cuttings and book reviews relating to the American Civil War, 1861-1865. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/39

1956-1967

Publications and papers by Jay Luvaas, Professor of History, Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania, relating to the American Civil War, 1861-1865, including article entitled 'Johnston's last stand-Bentonville' reprinted from The North Carolina Historical Review, Jul 1956; article entitled 'G F R Henderson and the American Civil War' reprinted from Military Affairs, Vol 20, No 3, Fall, 1956; article entitled 'A Prussian observer with Lee' reprinted from Military Affairs, Vol 21, No 3, Fall, 1957; article entitled 'General Sir Patrick MacDougall, the American Civil War and the defence of Canada' reprinted from The Canadian Historical Association, Jun 1962; article entitled 'The fall of Fort Fisher' from Civil War Times, Aug 1964; article entitled 'Joseph E Johnston' from Civil War Times, Jan 1966; article entitled 'Yesterday's wars and today's soldiers' from Allegheny College Bulletin, Aug 1966; typescript article entitled 'A question of balance', May 1967; undated typescript article entitled 'Looking for the Civil War' with additional comments by Theodore Ropp [1967]. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/40-42 North and South America, 1492-1924, papers dated 1901-1969


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/40

1901-1969

Publications relating to the history of North and South America, 1492-1924, including edition of Harper's Weekly, Vol 45, No 2335, 21 Sep 1901 on the assassination of US President William McKinley by Leon F Czolgosz, Sep 1901; undated article by Theodore Ropp entitled 'The rise of American military power' (no publication details) [1962]; typescript volume entitled 'The Modoc war, 1872-1873', 1 Oct 1967; article by (Stan) Peter Farb entitled Red power. The other side to the great American epic: how the Red Indian ruled the West, and lost it' from The Observer Magazine, 18 May 1969. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/41

1928-1969

Papers relating to the history of North and South America, 1492-1924, including letters to LIDDELL HART, dated Apr-May 1928, from Harry Carr, The Times-Mirror Company, Los Angeles, California, on wars with American Indians, 1860-1880; typescript article by John L Taylor entitled 'Comme on traite les buffles. A critical investigation of the Métis conduct of the rebellion in the Saskatchewan, 1885', 18 Feb 1969. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/42

1935-1967

Newspaper cuttings and book reviews relating to the history of North and South America, 1492-1924, including life of Christopher Columbus, 1451-1506; the Spanish Conquistadores, 1514-1542; US President Woodrow Wilson, 1856-1924. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/43 European history, 1500-1699, papers dated 1932-1966


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/43

1932-1966

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and publications relating to European history, 1500-1700, including article by John Pettavel entitled 'Montaigne, the man and his work' from World Review, Sep 1948; article by Allan Gilbert entitled 'Fr Lodovico Melzo's rules for cavalry' reprinted from Studies in the Renaissance, Publications of The Renaissance Society of America, Vol 1, 1954; booklet by Hans Schmauch entitled Nicolaus Copernicus (Goettingen Research Committee, Goettingen, 1954). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/44 European history, 1700-1788, papers dated 1932-1969


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/44

1932-1969

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and publications relating to European history, 1700-1799, including article by Professor André Benéteau, Catholic University of America, entitled 'Rochambeau' from History, Jan-Feb 1932; printed lecture text, in French, by Albert de Dorlodot entitled 'Les debuts difficiles des Gardes Wallonnes' to the 38th Congrès de la Fédération Archéologique et Historique de Belgique, Arlon, Belgium, 1960; article by Robert Hughes entitled 'De Sade-oracle of vice' from The Sunday Telegraph Magazine, 4 Jul 1969. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/45-47 European history, 1789-1914, papers dated 1870-1969


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/45

1870-1958

Papers relating to European history, 1789-1914, including typescript letter extracts entitled 'A Vansittart in reverse! Extracts from two letters of Charles Kingsley during the Franco-German War of 1870'; typescript notes, probably by LIDDELL HART, entitled 'Interesting figures from the Dano-German war 1864 showing the superiority of breech-loading rifles over muzzle-loaders, especially against bayonet charges', with typescript extracts from book in Danish by Col Niels Peder Jensen entitled Den anden Slesvigske Krig 1864 (Copenhagen, 1900) [1950]; typescript book chapter by Michael (Eliot) Howard entitled 'Chapter 6 The armed forces: their organisation and policy; their political and social foundations and effects' from Cambridge Modern History, Vol 11. Material Progress and World Wide Problems, 1870-1898, edited by Francis Harry Hinsley (University Press, Cambridge, 1962), with letter from LIDDELL HART praising the draft chapter; 11 Dec 1958. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/46

1927-1969

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to European history, 1789-1914, including series of articles by Pierre Dreyfus entitled 'New Dreyfus papers' on the court martial for treason of French Capt Alfred Dreyfus, Dec 1894, serialised in The Daily Telegraph, Aug-Sep 1936; article by Asa Briggs entitled 'Faces in the crowd' on the French Revolution, 1789, from The Listener, 9 Apr 1959. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/47

1932-1968

Publications relating to European history, 1789-1914, including article entitled 'Garibaldi of the Red Shirts', author unknown, from The Army, Navy and Air Force Gazette, 2 Jun 1932; article by Karl Federn entitled 'New light on the war of 1870' from The Contemporary Review, Mar 1939; article by Capt D N P Brunicard entitled 'Moltke-an essay' from Irish defence journal An Cosantóir, Feb 1951; booklet by Sir (Charles) Raymond Beazley entitled Bismarck's peace policies 1871-1890 (Guernsey Herald Limited, Guernsey, 1954, reprinted from The Quarterley Review, Jan 1954); two articles from An Cosantóir, by German Gen Leo Freiherr Geyr von Schweppenburg, entitled 'Defamed Prussianism', Sep 1963 and 'Old Austria's last Army', Jan 1965; article by Frederic Blackmar Mumford Hollyday entitled '"Love your enemies! Otherwise bite them!" Bismarck, Herbert, and the Morier affair, 1888-1889' from Central European History (Vol 1, No 1, Mar 1968); article by Henry Alfred Kissinger entitled 'The white revolutionary reflections on Bismarck' reprinted from Daedalus (Vol 97, No 3, Summer, 1968). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/48-50 French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, 1769-1821, French Revolutionary Wars, 1792-1799, Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815, papers dated 1809-1969


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/48

1809-[1965]

Papers relating to Napoleon Bonaparte, 1769-1821, and the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, 1792-1815, including typescript copy of letter, dated 10 Aug 1809, from William Booth, 95 Regiment of Foot, to Benjamin Sayle, Esq, on the Walcheren expedition, Jul-Dec 1809; typescript copy of letter, dated 4 Jul 1815, from William Booth to Benjamin Sayle, Esq, on the Battle of Waterloo, 18 Jun 1815; typescript extracts from poem by Robert Southey, Poet Laureate, entitled 'The poet's pilgrimage to Waterloo', 1816; typescript dissertation by (Albert) Sidney Britt III, University of California, entitled 'The Leipzig campaign: Command and Staff problems in a coalition' [1965]. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/49

1927-1969

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Napoleon Bonaparte, 1769-1821, the French Revolutionary Wars and the Napoleonic Wars, 1792-1815. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/50

1931-1969

Publications relating to Napoleon Bonaparte, 1769-1821, and the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, 1792-1815, including article by Capt Eric William Sheppard, Royal Tank Corps, entitled 'The Napoleonic cavalry and its leaders' from Cavalry Journal, Jan 1931; article by Capt M E S Laws, Royal Artillery, entitled 'The Battle of Maida' from The Army, Navy and Air Force Gazette, 16 Jul 1931; article by Col Cyril Field, Royal Marine Light Infantry (retired), entitled 'The first essay in aerial warfare. The Battle of Fleurus, June 26, 1794' from The Army, Navy and Air Force Gazette, 13 Aug 1931; article by 'Thistle' entitled 'Napoleon's employment of cavalry under the Consulate and Empire' from Cavalry Journal, Jul 1936; article in French by Jules Duhem entitled 'L'aérostat fulminaire de Moscou en 1812...' from Forces Aériennes Françaises, Oct 1956; article in French by Henri Bernard entitled 'En lisant "Adventure. Bonaparte en Italie"' reprinted from Revue belge de Philologie et d'Histoire (Vol 39, No 2, 1961); booklet by Michael (Eliot) Howard entitled Waterloo. In Commemoration of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Battle (Old Wellingtonian Society, London, 1965); booklet by Dr Gordon Alexander Craig, Professor of History, Stanford University, USA, entitled Problems of coalition warfare: the Military Alliance Against Napoleon, 1813-1814 (US Air Force Academy, Colorado, 1965); article by James Kemble entitled 'Napoleon's health: the trouble on the eve of Waterloo' from The Observer Magazine, 26 Jan 1969. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/51-52 Russia and the Revolution, 1917, papers dated [1923]-1967


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/51

[1923]-1967

Publications relating to Russia and the Russian Revolutions, 1917, including undated article in French by Réginald Kann entitled 'Une manoeuvre de Kouroki' from Revue Militaire Générale [1923]; booklet in French entitled Images de l'Armée Russe 1683-1917 (No publication details) [1960]; article by Victor Alexandrov and Graham Norton entitled 'Last of the Tsars. Photographs by Nicholas Romanoff, Tsar of All the Russias; an amateur cameraman who, without knowing it, recorded the dying days of his own dynasty' from The Sunday Times Magazine, 11 Apr 1965; article by Maj Henry E D Harris entitled 'The military collapse of Russia, 1917. Part II' from Irish defence journal An Cosantóir, Nov 1967. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/52

1936-1967

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to Russia and the Russian Revolutions, 1917, including articles by Alan McCrae Moorehead entitled 'The Russian Revolution: the days that changed the world', serialised in The Sunday Times, Jan-Mar 1958; articles by Richard Alexander Hough entitled 'The Potemkin mutiny', serialised in The Sunday Express, Sep-Oct 1960. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/53 China, 1864-1969, papers dated 1945-1969


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/53

1945-1969

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews, publications and articles relating to China, 1864-1969, including booklet by Fan Tsen-Chung entitled Dr Johnson and Chinese culture (The China Society, London, 1945); typescript lecture text by Jung-pang Lo, University of California, entitled 'Missile weapons in pre-modern China', for the Association for Asian Studies, Chicago, 20-22 Mar 1967. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/54-55 Naval history, 1588-1914, papers dated 1926-1969


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/54

1926-1965

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to naval history, 1588-1914, including the Spanish Armada, 1588; execution of Adm Hon John Byng for negligence during the Minorca campaign, 14 Mar 1757. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/55

1927-1969

Publications and papers relating to naval history, 1588-1914, including two articles by Col Cyril Field, Royal Marines, entitled 'The Army in sea warfare' from The Army, Navy and Air Force Gazette, 30 May, 6 Jun 1929; typescript extracts from Some Principles of Maritime Strategy by Sir Julian Stafford Corbett (Longmans, London, 1911, reprinted 1938); article by 'The Matross' entitled 'The great siege of Gibraltar' from Reveille, 1 Dec 1940; article by Capt Seamus MacCall entitled 'The father of the Argentine Navy' from Irish defence journal An Cosantóir, Jul 1951; article by Capt D Dingle entitled 'The Battle of Tsu-Shima' from An Cosantóir, Oct 1958; article by Gerald Bowman entitled 'The Admiral who sank himself', on Adm Sir George Tryon, Commander-in-Chief, Mediterranean Squadron, and the collission of HMS CAMPERDOWN and HMS VICTORIA, 22 Jun 1893, from Everybody's Magazine, 17 Jan 1959; undated article by Don Russell entitled 'Bradley A Fiske-father of the flying torpedo' from Facts [1960]; article by Lt Gen Sir Brian Gwynne Horrocks entitled 'The story of the Royal Marines' from The Listener, 11 Feb 1960. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/56 History of aviation, 1842-1914, papers dated 1942-1965


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/56

1942-1965

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the history of aviation, 1842-1914, including development of 'aerial steam carriage' by William Samuel Henson, 1842; development of first man-carrying glider, by Sir George Cayley, 1852-1853; first powered flight by Wilbur and Orville Wright at Kittyhawk, North Carolina, 17 Dec 1903; article in French by Lt Col Émile Henchoz entitled 'Chronique aérienne: Le général Guilio Douhet' from Revue Militaire Suisse, Jan 1956. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/57 History of weaponry, 1415-1969, papers dated 1928-1966


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/57

1928-1966

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and articles relating to the history of weaponry, 1415-1969, including article by Harry Payne entitled 'Modes of using the firearm in the cavalry from early times to present date' from Cavalry Journal, Oct 1931; article by US V Adm William Ledyard Rodgers entitled 'The bow as a missile weapon. A study of power, range and rapidity of fire' from Army Ordnance, May-Jun 1935; article by US Lt Col Calvin Goddard entitled 'Nomenclature of ancient artillery, part 2' from Army Ordnance, Jan-Feb 1938; article by Allen Pennell Wescott entitled 'Transition problems. The conversion of weapons to meet new demands' from Army Ordnance, May-Jun 1938; two articles by Dr Maurice C Latta entitled 'Offensive-Defensive. Balance in history' from The Reserve Officer, Jan, Mar 1939; article by Allan H Gilbert entitled 'Machiavelli on fire weapons', reprinted from Italica (Vol 23, No 4, 1946); article by Eric Gregan entitled 'Development of the rifle' from Irish defence journal An Cosantóir, Nov 1953; article by Maj J W Houlden entitled 'Rifled firearms' from An Cosantóir, Jan 1954; article by Maj J Nazareth entitled 'The cult of the bayonet' from An Cosantóir, Dec 1958. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/58 Battle data, 490 BC-1913, papers dated 1917-1968


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/58

1917-1968

Articles and papers relating to data collated by LIDDELL HART on battles from 490 BC-1913, including typescript and manuscript notes listing significant factors of battles, 490 BC-1913; article by Lt Col Henry William Lovett Hime entitled 'Battles, ancient and modern' from Royal Artillery Journal, Apr 1917; booklet by Roger Shaw entitled Mars marches on. A tabulation of important events in Military History since Marathon (Roger Shaw, New York, 1943). 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/59 History of cavalry, 1685-1945, papers dated 1939-1962


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/59

1939-1962

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews, papers and articles relating to the history of cavalry, 1854-1945, including article by Capt Eric Hardy entitled 'The horse in the recent war' from Irish defence journal An Cosantóir, Jun 1948; article by Lt Col Alfred Higgins Burne entitled 'The charge of the Light Brigade' from Forces Magazine, Jun 1954; article by (Henry) Hector Bolitho entitled 'The galloping Third' on the history of the 3 King's Own Hussars, from Everybody's Magazine, 29 Nov 1958. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/60 British monarchy, 1837-1910, papers dated 1932-1969


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/60

1932-1969

Newspaper cuttings, book reviews and papers relating to the British monarchy, 1837-1910, including articles by Paul (Bede) Johnson entitled 'Queen Victoria-the other side of the coin', serialised in the Evening Standard, Apr-May 1963; articles by Sir Philip Magnus-Allcroft entitled 'The astonishing life of Edward the Seventh', serialised in The Sunday Times, Feb 1964. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/61-63 History and traditions of the British Army, 1660-1969, papers dated 1901-1968


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/61

1901-1957

Publications and papers relating to the history and traditions of the British Army, 1660-1969, including facsimile of article by Herbert George Wells entitled 'The cyclist soldier' from The Fortnightly Review, Mar 1901; article by Maj Thomas Joseph Edwards entitled 'The oldest regiment' from The Army, Navy and Air Force Gazette, 13 Jul 1933; article by Lt Gen Sir Gerald Francis Ellison entitled 'Here and there. Reminiscences' from The Lancashire Lad, Aug 1937; article by Maj Thomas Joseph Edwards entitled 'The origin of British Army ranks' from The British Army Review, Sep 1956. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/62

1921-1968

Newspaper cuttings and book reviews relating to the history and traditions of the British Army, 1660-1969, including jubilee of the formation of the Royal Army Service Corps, Apr 1938; tercentenary of the granting of regimental status to The Royal Scots (The Royal Regiment), 25 Mar 1933. 1 file


LIDDELL HART: 15/1/63

1937-1950

Newspaper cuttings and publications relating to the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, including undated article by Maud Bigge entitled 'The Chelsea pensioners' (No publication details) [1937]; undated booklet entitled The Royal Hospital at Chelsea, author unkown (No publication details) [1938]. 1 file

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