T. Sampson papers

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection MES 094
  • Dates of Creation
      1916-1918
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript, typescript, postcards, press cuttings, and printed material.  Includes 6 Christmas cards, a catering bill, and 2 stores passes.

Scope and Content

63 picture postcards of Mesopotamia and India, some sent to his wife and son (1916-1918); Set of 24 picture postcards of Egypt/Palestine (nd); Christmas card (1917); Booklet "The Land of the Two Rivers" (nd); On Active Service envelope (nd); YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) booklet "A Soldiers' Guide to Bangalore" (nd); Booklet "The Land of the Iris" by Margaret Sharp (1916); Picture booklet "Picturesque Bangalore" (nd); Typescript poem (nd); Fragments of press cuttings (27 February 1917, nd); 5 Christmas cards (1916, 1917, 1918, nd); Concert programme (8 March 1917); Proclamation to the people of Iraq (2 November 1918); Proclamation to the people of the Baghdad Vilayet (19 March 1917); Leaflet 'Places of Interest in Baghdad' (nd); Concert programme (20 August 1918); Leaflet 'The Arabs and Arab Life in Mesopotamia' (nd); Poem 'The Men of the ASC' (nd); Comic verse (nd); Order of memorial service (25 November 1917); Manuscript sick report sheet (nd); Catering bill (24 August 1918); 2 stores passes (nd); YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) booklet "Baghdad: The City of the Caliphs" (June 1918).

Administrative / Biographical History

T. Sampson served with the ASC (Army Service Corps) in Mesopotamia.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by F.J. Sampson (son).

Note

In English.

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed.