Collection LOVE, S - LOVE, Col Stephen (1931-1999)

Key Information

Reference code



LOVE, Col Stephen (1931-1999)


  • 1979-1983 (Creation)

Level of description



2 boxes (0.02 cubic metres)

Scope and content

Papers of Col Stephen Love on his military service, 1979-1983; principally comprising papers (3 files) on his service as Defence Attaché, British Embassy, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1979-1982; including details of organisation and deployment of Argentine army and air force; lists of senior army and air force officers; copies of Love's official correspondence on the threat of invasion of the Falkland Islands, Mar-Apr 1982; copy of Love's evidence to the Falklands Islands Review Committee, chaired by Oliver Shewell Franks, Baron Franks, Oct 1982; copies of English and Spanish language newspapers on the Falkland War, Mar-Apr 1982; file of correspondence and album of album of photographs on his work as Project Director of the 'Falklands Pilgrimage' by relatives of British casualties, 1983.

System of arrangement

4 files and 1 photograph album.

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born 1931; joined Army as National Serviceman, 1949; 2nd Lt 1950; joined Royal Artillery, Lt 1952; temp Capt 1954; Capt 1958; Maj 1965; passed Staff College, 1966; MBE 1970; Lt Col 1971; Col 1978; Defence Attaché, British Embassy, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1979-1982; Project Director, 'Falklands Pilgrimage', 1983; died 1999.

Custodial history

Presented to the Centre by the family, 2001

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

  • English
  • Spanish

Script of material

Language and script notes

Mainly English, some Spanish

Existence and location of originals

Off-campus collection

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Related descriptions

Alternative identifier(s)

People and Organisations

Genre access points

Rules and/or conventions used

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


Archivist's note

Source _Army Lists. _Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

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