Richard Adamson Collection

Scope and Content

Accounts by a Palestine Police Officer of the Cairo conspiracy trial in 1919 and the riots in Jerusalem, Easter 1920.

Administrative / Biographical History

Richard Adamson served in the British Mandate Palestine Police Force. Further details unknown.



Access Information


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Acquisition Information

Received from Richard Adamson via the Anglo-Palestine Archives Project.

Archivist's Note

Fonds level description created by Clare Brown 9 Jun 1998 and revised by Debbie Usher 25 Nov 2003

Conditions Governing Use

No restrictions on copying or quotation other than statutory regulations and preservation concerns

Related Material

In Middle East Centre Archive

The Middle East Centre Archive has extensive holdings for the Palestine Police. For further details please see our British Mandate Palestine Police Guide (pdf file)


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