Roderick MacLeod papers

Scope and Content

Booklet of testimonials relating to Indian Law (1913); Council of Legal Education Easter Examinations (1906-1908); Miscellaneous papers relating to Indian Civil Service and to Cambridge University posts (June 1910-Dec. 1915); 5 tablet diaries, with typescript summary notes (1914-1918); 3 photographs (1886, 1924, n.d.); Miscellaneous press cuttings, some relating to pacifism (1913-1916, n.d.); Biographical notes relating to the MacLeod family (n.d.); Typescript letter from Eastern Command (24 Nov. 1919); Leaflet of protest against pacifism at Cambridge University (1918); Press extract "The Cambridge Magazine and MacLeod" (24 Jan. 1923); Manuscript letter to his daughters, with press cutting of poem (3 Apr. 1915); Notices and forms relating to National Service (n.d.); Typescript verse "Flies - and Flies" (n.d.); Published photograph "A Tame Moor-Hen" (n.d.); Musical score "The Island" (n.d.); Manuscript copy of "The Historians' Battalion" and "The Spouter and the Pacifist" (n.d.); Typed summary notes and biographical notes relating to letters written by Rory MacLeod (son) to his family (n.d.).

Administrative / Biographical History

Roderick Henry MacLeod, formerly with the Indian Civil Service, 1877-1904, lived in Cambridge during the First World War and was an active opponent of pacifism.

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Domestic Front catalogue (hard copy)

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Related Material

See GS 1027: MacLeod, JD (son). See also GS 1030: MacLeod, R (son). See also DF 085: MacLeod, E (wife). See also DF 086: MacLeod, EA & ML (daughters). See also DF: General Aspects: Patriotism, propaganda and morale boosting.

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