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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Mason
MASON, Lt Col Paul Nicholas (1926-1998)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
one volume or 0.01m3


Name of creator(s)

Mason, Paul Nicholas, 1926-1998, Lieutenant Colonel

Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1926; Second Lieutenant, 1946; Lieutenant, Royal Engineers, 1947; Captain, 1953; Lieutenant Colonel, 1970; Chief Instructor and Deputy Commandant, Army Apprentices College, Chepstow, 1970-1972; Assistant Adjutant General, Army Recruiting, Ministry of Defence, 1972-1976; Camp Staff Commandant, Northern Ireland Headquarters, 1976; died 1998.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family, April 2007

Content & structure

Scope and content

Volume entitled A Feasibility Study for a Military Engineering Museum at Fort Amherst, Chatham , 26 October 1972; compiled by a working party from the Royal School of Military Engineering including Lt Col Paul Nicholas Mason. Includes discussion of need for an open air museum dedicated to a comprehensive exhibition of military engineering techniques and equipment; development of the site; conservation of Fort Amherst; exhibits required for the museum; costs and fundraising; sponsorship; staffing and diagrams including a plan of the tunnels.

System of arrangement

One bound volume

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

Summary guide entry on-line.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives

Description control

Archivist's Note

Entry 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

July 2007

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  • Museums
  • Specialized museums

Personal names

  • Mason, Paul Nicholas, 1926-1998, Lieutenant Colonel
  • Mason, Paul Nicholas, 1926-1998, Lieutenant Colonel

Corporate names

  • Royal School of Military Engineering


  • Chatham, Kent, England
  • London, England

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