W.R. Bowness papers

Scope and Content

3 guide books "Deolali and District", "The Brightest Jewel" and "The Land of the Two Rivers" (1918); Souvenir book of views of Baghdad (nd); Souvenir reproductions of watercolour sketches 'Scenes in Mesopotamia' (nd); Booklet "A Small Handbook to the History and Antiquities of Mesopotamia" (1918); 97 picture postcards of Mesopotamia, India, Egypt/Palestine, Italy and France (1918, nd).

Administrative / Biographical History

W.R. Bowness was a Private, ASC (Army Service Corps), serving in Mesopotamia.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Barbara Andrews (daughter). See Research Correspondence File.


In English.

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