Captain John Challenor: Boer War Letters

Scope and Content

[1-29] Letters to Edward Lacy Challenor (1873-1935), possibly his cousin and agent in England, mostly from South Africa, 1900-02.

[30-35] Telegrams, minutes and later documents, 1900-05.

[36-42] Photographs of John Challenor, Charles J. Daniel, Richard de la Bere, F.H. Deakin, Frank Fitzherbert, and Bordrigge N. North.

Administrative / Biographical History

Captain John Challenor, Royal Lancaster Regiment, was part of the Field Force in South Africa, 1900-01.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1995.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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