Sydney Smith papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Typescript recollections 'My Voyage to India' (June 1916); Press cuttings (November 1915, May 1918, May 1919, December 1932, January 1968); 45 photostat photographs (1916-1919); Manuscript recollections (October 1979); Photocopied recollections 'The Peoples of India, their way of life, as experienced during my travels all over India and the Border States during the years 1916-1920' (nd).

Administrative / Biographical History

Sydney C. Smith was born at Faversham, Kent, in 1894. As a Private, 1st Battalion, Kent Cyclists, from Christmas 1912, he served at Bangalore and on the North-West Frontier of India from 1916 to 1920.

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In English.

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