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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Poore P
POORE, Philip (1874-1937)
Created 1900-1901
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 file


Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1874; mining engineer, New Mashonaland Development Company Ltd, Rhodesia, 1900-1901; died in 1937.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1988.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Letters to his father, Maj Robert Poore, describing his work as a mining engineer in the New Mashonaland Development Company Ltd, Rhodesia, 1900-1901.

System of arrangement

1 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 Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material
Finding aids

Draft list available online and in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives
Related units of description

The Centre also holds the papers of his brothers, Philip Poore and Brig Gen Robert Montagu Poore, and his father, Maj Robert Poore.


Compiled Aug 1997

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.

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

Updated 2016

Box List(s)

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  • Coal mining
  • Engineers
  • Mining
  • Scientific personnel
  • Scientists

Personal names

  • Poore, Philip, 1874-1937, mining engineer
  • Poore, Robert, 1834-1918, Major


  • Rhodesia
  • Zimbabwe, Southern Africa

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