Papers relating to his career in the Levant Consular Service, diaries, correspondence and some family papers.
John Dickson Collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 165 0086
- Dates of Creation1854-1959
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 boxes
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Dickson, John (1847-1906)
Born 1847 in Constantinople, son of Dr. Edward Dickson and Louisa Dickson (née Warrington). Served Levant Consular Service. Vice-Consul, Mosul, 1872-76; Vice-Consul, Beirut, 1877-82; Consul, Damascus, 1882-99; Consul-General, Jerusalem, 1899-1906. Married, 1874, Edith Wills - 3 sons (including H.R.P. Dickson) and 3 daughters. Died 1906 in Jerusalem.
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Received before 1979.
Other Finding Aids
John Dickson Collection Catalogue (PDF File)
Fonds level description created by Clare Brown 27 August 1998 and revised by Debbie Usher 4 November 2003.
Conditions Governing Use
No restrictions on copying or quotation other than statutory regulations and preservation concerns
In the possession of the Dickson family.