Perris, George Herbert

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The collection contains telegrams sent by Perris to the Daily Chronicle and typescripts of articles, written by George Perris, concerning World War One, 1914-1918.

Administrative / Biographical History

George Herbert Perris was born in Liverpool in 1866. He began a career in journalism in 1883. He held various posts in provincial and national newspapers. During World War One he was war correspondent for the Daily Chronicle in France. He also published many works on foreign policy and military history. He died 23 December 1920.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Other Finding Aids

Catalogue of Manuscripts Deposited by the Institute of Historical Research

Archivist's Note

Separated Material

The Brotherton Library, Leeds University, holds letters from Aylmer Maude, 1901-1911; the Bodleian Library, Oxford University, has letters to George Gilbert Aime Murray, 1910-1916 (Ref: Mss Gilbert Murray), and correspondence with J L Myers, 1910-1912 (Ref: MSS Myers); the House of Lords Record Office contains letters to David Soskice, 1904-1911 (Ref: Stow Hill Papers).

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

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