Kashmir diaries of Alan Gardner-Waterman

Scope and Content

Diaries recording Alan Gardner-Waterman's hunting trips in Kashmir with Mrs Gardner-Waterman. Most of the entries are brief. They are supported by detailed maps and many photographs.

Administrative / Biographical History

Alan Gardner-Waterman (1882-1953) was born in Ashford in April 1882, and educated at Uppingham, 1896-1899, and R.M.A. Woolwich. In 1900 he received a commission in the Royal Field Artillery. He served in India as subaltern and captain, and in France in the First World War, during which he was wounded twice. He volunteered to return to India for the Afghan War, and remained there until 1925, being promoted to Major and Lieutenant-Colonel. He retired in 1933.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Presented by Mrs E.M. Gardner-Waterman through Mrs Manderville, August 1975.


Includes index.

Other Finding Aids

MSS 22 V

MSS Addenda, vol. I.

A catalogue of the collection can be found on ArchiveSearch.

Additional Information

This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.

Waterman, Alan Gardner-, 1882-1953, Lieutenant-Colonel