Denis Boswell papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Large photograph album, with press cuttings and maps (1908-1918); Scrapbook of school reports and games results, college papers, telegrams, cards and press cuttings (1906-1922); Photocopied letters, mainly to Peggy (1915-1918).

Administrative / Biographical History

Denis St George Knox Boswell was educated at Elstree and Charterhouse Schools and Pembroke College, Cambridge. As a 2nd Lieutenant, 3rd Battalion, Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, he served on the Western Front in 1915 and in Salonika, 1916-1918. He died of malaria, 28 September 1918.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs L.A.K. Boswell. See Research Correspondence File.


In English.

Other Finding Aids

Alternative Form Available


Related Material

See RNMN/BOSWELL: Boswell, LAK. See also GS 0164: Boswell, WGK.