The collection contains telegrams sent by Perris to the Daily Chronicle and typescripts of articles, written by George Perris, concerning the war in France 1914-1918.
Papers of George Herbert Perris
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 924/180-218
- Dates of Creation1914-1918
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description3 boxes
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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 the First World War 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.
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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
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