Alfred Walden papers

Scope and Content

Photograph album (1914-May 1915); 2 envelopes (1915, 1916); 21 photographs, mainly of India (1915); Army Correspondence (Field Service) Book, with typescript entry list (August 1916-?); 16 photographs of East Africa (1917-1918); 6 photographs (1915-1917, nd); 8 photographs of India, taken on return from Mesopotamia (1916-1917); 8 photographs of India, taken on return from East Africa (1918); Army Field Message Book with notes on chemistry (nd); Notice in The Scotsman announcing his marriage (July 1919); Photocopied manuscript recollections (nd).

Administrative / Biographical History

Alfred Edward Walden was born at Slough, Berkshire, in 1893 and educated at Caterham School and Birkbeck College, London. As a Lieutenant, Royal Garrison Artillery, he served on the North-West Frontier of India from 1915, with periods of service in Mesopotamia in 1916 and East Africa in 1918. He became a Professor of Chemistry at Wilson College, Bombay, from 1919.

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Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Margaret Walden (daughter).


In English.

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See Museum Section: BEO 73&BEO 74.

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