These are the personal papers of Lt-Colonel Leonard Havergal Woodward.
The collection comprises diaries (photocopies) written by Lt Colonel Woodward whilst serving in the Dutch East Indies and the UK. They cover the years 1926-1927; 1939-1940; 1943-1946 and 1948-1950. It is not known when the photocopies were compiled but the collection includes autographs and notes dated 1963.
The records are arranged in nine files corresponding to each diary:
LHW/1 September 1926 - Sepetember 1927
LHW/2 July 1939 - January 1946
LHW/3 June 1943 - December 1944
LHW/4 January - December 1945
LHW/5 July - November 1948
LHW/6 January - December 1949
LHW/7 January - June 1950
LHW/8 February - June 1950
LHW/9 June - July 1950