13 maps of regions in Mesopotamia, with typescript list, and one map of Turkey and one of India (1916-1919, nd); Published extract "A Persian Interlude" by F.T. Birdwood (nd); Pamphlet "Punjab Disturbances" (April 1919); Typescript journal of service in Mesopotamia, 26 January 1916-18 October 1920 (nd); 2 bound volumes of typescript recollections, 1897-1922 (1966); Typescript recollections (nd); Typescript recollections 'Stapcol' (nd); Typescript memoranda (16-19 November 1919).
Felix Birdwood papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection MES 010
- Dates of Creation1916-1966
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 boxes; typescript and printed material. Includes 15 maps.
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Felix Tolcher Birdwood, born in 1897, was a 2nd Lieutenant, 36th and 47th Battalions, The Sikh Regiment, serving in India and Mesopotamia. He later became a Colonel.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted.
The papers were placed in the Collection by Colonel F.T. Birdwood.
Other Finding Aids
Mesopotamia catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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