Geoffrey Williamson papers

Scope and Content

Officers Training Corps Record of Service and Qualifications (5 June 1914); 3 photographs (1930, nd); Application for admission to an Officer Cadet Unit (25 October 1916); Classification certificate (17 July 1916); Programme for Basrah Races (7-10 November 1917); 3 concert programmes (7 April 1917, 1 August 1917, 18 January 1919); Typescript letter from Sergeant J. Molyneux, Royal Engineers, to Geoffrey Williamson (14 August 1920); Typescript recollections in the form of a letter from Sergeant J. Molyneux, Royal Engineers, to 'Agnes' (22 January 1920); National Registration Identity Card (20 June 1940); Fire Instructor certificate (8 March 1943); Set of reproductions 'Scenes in Mesopotamia' (nd); 1 typescript and five manuscript letters to 'Lalla' (2 December 1918-29 August 1919); Typescript recollections 'Sweet To Ride Forth', with foreword (1947); Typescript recollections 'Random Air' (nd); Typescript recollections 'Goulash and Champagne' (nd); Photograph album (nd); 2 published books The Lovable Outlaw and Grand Trunk Knight, both by Geoffrey Williamson and both with manuscript dedications (1930, 1933).

Administrative / Biographical History

Geoffrey Williamson was born at Hornsey, London, in 1897 and served as Clerk to the Deputy Director of Railway Transport in Mesopotamia and India.

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Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by D. Williamson (son).


In English.

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