A. H. Simpson papers

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      GB 206 Liddle Collection CO 085
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  • Physical Description
      2 boxes; manuscript, typescript, photographs, postcards, press cutting, and printed material Includes medals and badges

Scope and Content

Obituary of C. J. Bond (father-in-law) (23 Nov. 1939); Medals and badges (n.d.); Booklet Metric and English Weights and Measures (1907); Booklet of Friends' Ambulance Unit members and addresses (n.d.); 2 lists of survivors from No. 16 Ambulance Train (Dec. 1974, Dec. 1976); Booklet of recollections The Man Who Would Have Been Blamed and Other Stories, autographed by the author J. P. Fox (n.d.); Typescript letter from J. P. Fox (11 Sep. 1973); Booklet Ypres - Then and Now, 1914-1965 by R. J. Stopford (n.d.); 58 photographs (1915-1919); 8 picture postcards from series "The King at the Front", from Alice Eckersley to her cousin Esther (n.d.); Publication Friends' Ambulance Unit 1914-1959: Register of Names and Addresses (Jan. 1960); "Old Sixteeners" Christmas news-sheets (1966, 1970, 1976); Souvenir issue of The Orderly Review: Special Anniversary Number 1915-1965, a publication by the "Old Sixteeners" celebrating fifty years since No. 16 Ambulance Train was established (1965); 3 photographs of the "Old Sixteeners" (11 Aug. 1965, 21 Sep. 1965); Typescript recollections extracted from Flemish publication and translated by Paul Cocle, with accompanying typescript letter from Paul Cadbury (10 Nov. 1960); Manuscript letter from "Ben Gunn", alias A. Pope-Russell (14 Dec. 1976); No. 16 Ambulance Train Christmas card (1915); Diary (28 Oct.-28 Nov. 1914); Diary (29 Nov. 1914-28 Aug. 1915); Diary (29 Aug.-28 Dec. 1915); Diary, bound in leather case (1916); Diary, bound in leather case (1917); Notebook diary, containing miscellaneous essays (16 Sep.-13 Oct. 1916); Bound booklet of Friends' Ambulance Unit members and addresses, with Friends' Ambulance Unit constitution (Mar. 1919); Photograph album (Sep. 1914-Sep. 1929, n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

A. H. Simpson, of the Friends' Ambulance Unit, served with No. 16 Ambulance Train on the Western Front.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs H. Cowan (daughter). See Research Correspondence File.


In English

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Related Material

See CO 036: Fox, JP. See also CO 073: Pope-Russell, A.

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