Hunter, A.

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 33 SAD[529]
  • Dates of Creation
      1885-1936
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      3 boxes

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

Open for consultation.

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Mr N. Russell, 1996

Note

Part of : Sudan Archive

Other Finding Aids

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