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John Herbert Maxse letters, 1917-1936

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0858
Bib ID 4079091 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Maxse, John Herbert, 1901-1978
Title John Herbert Maxse letters, 1917-1936
Physical Description 2 boxes (2 boxes)
Language(s) English .

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Letters written to Maxse from his family, friends, and military colleagues. These depict social life in England and British Army life from 1920 to 1935. The letters from Pansy Lamb and Margaret Wyndham concern the first marriage of Evelyn Waugh. Among the correspondents are Helen Hardinge, Henry and Pansy Lamb, Violet Milner, Edward Sackville-West, and Henry Yorke ("Henry Green").

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Herbert Maxse letters; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.

Revision Description

2020-09-23 EAD document created by CCR.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
England -- Social life and customs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Great Britain. Army. Coldstream Guards -- Military life Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Green, Henry, 1905-1973 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hardinge, Helen, 1901-1979 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
India -- Description and travel Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
India -- Social life and customs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lamb, Henry, 1883-1960 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lamb, Pansy Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Milner, Violet Georgina Milner, Viscountess, 1872-1958 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sackville-West, Edward, 1901-1965 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wyndham, Margaret Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Major in the Coldstream Guards serving in India and elsewhere.