Harry Boyle Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence with mother and wife; material relating to British occupation of Egypt and Milner Mission.

Administrative / Biographical History

Harry Boyle (1863-1937) Diplomat

Born 5 July 1863. Student Interpreter, 1883; Assistant, 1885; Vice-Consul, Massowah, 1890; Consul and Oriental Secretary, Cairo, 1899-1909; Consul-General, Berlin, 1909-14; retired July 1914. Married 1914 Clara Asch. Foreign Office Aug.1914-Oct.1915. Intelligence Division, War Office, Feb. 1917. Died 6 April 1937.

Access Information


For further information on how to use the Middle East Centre Archive, please see our Archon entry at http://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/details/a/A13531965

Acquisition Information

Bequeathed by Clara Boyle (died 23 Feb. 1966).

Archivist's Note

Fonds level description created by Clare Brown 12 June 1998 and revised by Debbie Usher 5 November 2003

Conditions Governing Use

No restrictions on copying or quotation other than statutory regulations and preservation concerns. Please note, as this material was a bequest copyright in material written by Boyle was also given to the Archive, this however excludes material written by Boyle in the course of his employment, which will be Crown Copyright.

Custodial History

In the possession of Boyle and his widow.

Related Material

In Middle East Centre Archive

GB165-0020 Cromer Collection. Correspondence with and relating to the Baring family, Earls of Cromer

In other Archives

British Library, Manuscript Collections: Letters (21) to Sir Mansfeldt Findlay, 1903-1905. Reference: Add MS 62125


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