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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Smith
Title
SMITH, Capt Ralph C
Date(s)
Created 1915-1917
Level of description
collection level (single item)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
2 files

Context

Administrative / Biographical history

Served with Northumbrian (County of Durham) (Howitzer) Bde, France and Belgium, 1915-1917.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Copies made by the Centre in 1981 from originals loaned by the family.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Copy of typescript diary of his service on the Western Front, 1915-1917, notably in the second Battle of Ypres, Apr 1915, the Battle of the Somme, Aug-Sep 1916, and the Battle of Arras, Apr 1917.

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 provided 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

This Summary Guide

Allied materials

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

Notes

Note
Compiled Jul 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.

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Subjects

  • Armed forces
  • Diaries
  • Documents
  • Information sources
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • Literary forms and genres
  • Literature
  • Military organizations
  • Nonfiction
  • Organizations
  • Primary documents
  • Prose
  • State security
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War One (1914-1918)
  • World wars (events)

Corporate names

  • British Army

Places

  • Arras, France
  • Somme, France
  • Ypres, Belgium

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