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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB 0099 KCLMA Macmillan
MACMILLAN, Lt Col Donald (1919-1982)
Level of description
Collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file or 0.01m3


Name of creator(s)

MACMILLAN, Lt Col Donald (1919-1982)

Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1919; educated Hillhead High School; Captain, Highland Light Infantry, 1939-1947; medical studies, University of Glasgow, 1952; recommissioned as Captain, Royal Army Medical Corps, 1954; Senior Medical Officer and Lieutenant Colonel, 44 Independent Parachute Brigade Group, Territorial Army, 1961-1966; Brevet Colonel, 1966; Director, Nuffield Centre for Health Services Studies, University of Leeds, 1962-1980; died 1982.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family, Dec 2004.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Papers of Donald Macmillan comprise a typescript document entitled Rudolf Hess: Enigma - 1941 by Donald Macmillan, 1980, on the arrival of Rudolf Hess in Scotland, May 1941, which Macmillan witnessed while serving in the Highland Light Infantry.

System of arrangement

One file.

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archives and Information Management.

Language/scripts of material


Finding aids

No additional finding aids.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals

Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, King's College London

Description control

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Katharine Higgon.

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

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

Date(s) of descriptions

October 2007

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  • Books
  • Historical research
  • History
  • International conflicts
  • Publications
  • War
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Personal names

  • HESS, Rudolf, German National Socialist leader (1894-1987)
  • MACMILLAN, Lt Col Donald (1919-1982)

Corporate names

  • Highland Light Infantry


  • Scotland
  • UK
  • Western Europe

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