Photocopied typescript letter to his parents (30 March 1918); Photocopied manuscript recollections, with press cuttings (nd); Photograph album (1916-1918); Obituary from The Times [12 November 1991]; Typescript recollections 'My First War' (nd).
George Harrison papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection MES 043
- Dates of Creation1916-1991
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file; manuscript, typescript, photographs, and press cuttings (partly photocopy).
- Direct Link
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
George Bagshaw Harrison (1894-1991) was born at Hove, East Sussex, and educated at Queen's College, Cambridge. As a 2nd Lieutenant, 5th Battalion, Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment, and Staff Captain, 42nd Indian Infantry Brigade, he served in Mesopotamia. He later became a professor.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted.
The papers were placed in the Collection by G.B. Harrison. See Mesopotamia Correspondence File.
Other Finding Aids
Mesopotamia catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
Alternative Form Available
Photocopied material from the University of Michigan and protected by US copyright.