Collection CAMPBELL, LHD - CAMPBELL, Maj Gen Lorn Henry Dick (1846-1913)

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CAMPBELL, Maj Gen Lorn Henry Dick (1846-1913)


  • 1868-1914 (Creation)

Level of description



2 vols

Scope and content

Papers relating to his life and military career, 1868-1914, principally comprising press cuttings relating to his service in the Afghan War, 1878-1879, and in Waziristan, India, 1881, and China, 1900-1901; photographs relating to his service in China, 1900-1901; typescript translations of letters from Chinese General Li-Antang to Adm Sir James Andrew Thomas Bruce, regarding the surrender of forts by Chinese forces during the Boxer Rebellion, 1900.

System of arrangement

2 vols

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Name of creator


Biographical history

Born in 1846; entered Indian Army, 1863; Col, 1895; served on North West Frontier of India, 1868, in Afghan War, 1878-1879, and in Waziristan, India, 1881, China, 1900-1901, and India, 1901-1903; retired, 1903; died in 1913.

Custodial history

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1982.

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied from open material for research purposes only.

Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, via the Archives.

Language of material

  • Chinese
  • English

Script of material

Language and script notes

Mainly English, but some Chinese

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This collection level description.

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Decorations: CB

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Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000.


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