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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Parkes
Title
PARKES, Col Thomas
Date(s)
Created 1916
Level of description
collection level (single item)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 volume

Context

Administrative / Biographical history

Served with O Company, 4 Bn, Special Bde, Royal Engineers, France, 1916.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Purchased by the Centre in 1987.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Diary covering his service in France, notably his involvement in gas attacks on German troops near St Omer, 1916.

System of arrangement

single item

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 Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material
English
Finding aids

Summary guide entry online at http://www.kcl.ac.uk/lhcma/htm.top

Allied materials

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

Notes

Note
Compiled 1996

Description control

Rules or conventions

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

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Subjects

  • Chemical warfare
  • Diaries
  • Documents
  • Gas warfare
  • Information sources
  • International conflicts
  • Literary forms and genres
  • Literature
  • Military engineering
  • Nonfiction
  • Primary documents
  • Prose
  • War
  • Warfare
  • Wars (events)
  • World War One (1914-1918)
  • World wars (events)

Places

  • St Omer, France

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