Hunter, A.

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers relating to service in the Nile campaigns including correspondence, despatches and reports, 1885-1898  ; papers relating to service in the South African war, 1899-1904  ; letter book containing carbon copies of official letters sent by Hunter with Western Army Corps, India, 1905-1906  ; personal diary, comprising one-line entries forkey events in A.H.'s life, 1880s-1920s  ; 4 files of orders and warrants, 1878-1925  ; 4 albums of press cuttings covering Hunter's career and death, 1889-1936  ; 1 file of ephemera including autographs and invitations

Administrative / Biographical History

Military career included King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, 1874  ; Egyptian Army, 1884-1899  ; Governor, Red Sea Littoral, 1892-1894  ;Commandant Frontier Field Force, 1894-1899  ; Governor Dongola Province, 1896-1899  ; Governor Omdurman, 1899  ; South African war, 1899-1901  ; Western and Southern Army Corps, India, 1904-1909  ; Governor Gibraltar, 1910-1913

Conditions Governing Access

Most archives are fully open for consultation, but it is advisable to check before your visit. Please email pg.library@durham.ac.uk

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mr N. Russell, 1996

Note

Part of : Sudan Archive

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