W.R. Mathewson papers

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  • Reference
      GB 206 Liddle Collection MES 066
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  • Physical Description
      1 file; manuscript and typescript (partly photocopy). Includes many sketches and 2 sketch maps.

Scope and Content

2 sketch maps (nd); Photocopies of approximately one hundred pencil and watercolour sketches, 1917-1919 (nd); Typescript recollections relating to the sketches and maps (1962-1967); Letter from Mrs Helen S. Nicolson (donor) to Peter Liddle (27 September 1991).

Administrative / Biographical History

William Richard Mathewson (1890-1976) was born at Dunfermline, Fife. As a Captain, RAMC (Royal Army Medical Corps), 1915-1919, he served as a doctor in Mesopotamia.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Mrs Helen S. Nicolson (daughter). See Research Correspondence File.


In English.

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