Kitchener of Khartoum

Scope and Content

Manuscript poem, 5 verses, commemorating the death of Kitchener, manuscript note on the reverse: 'The Nation, 22 Jul 1916: 'As for a new register ... it is clear that it cannot include the soldiers and exclude the women' '.

Inserted at page (v). Manuscript text at side: 'This first appeared in the Calgary Albertan and is by a well known Canadian journalist Robert JC Stead. Quoted in the Spectator 22 Jul 1916'.