George Harrison papers

Scope and Content

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).

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.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by G.B. Harrison. See Mesopotamia Correspondence File.


In English.

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Additional Information

Photocopied material from the University of Michigan and protected by US copyright.