Collection STEVENSON - STEVENSON, Col Robert Colin Russell (1896-1983)

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STEVENSON, Col Robert Colin Russell (1896-1983)


  • 1913-1958 (Creation)

Level of description



1 box or 0.01 cubic metres

Scope and content

Papers and photographs, 1913-1958, including fourteen panoramic photographs produced by Survey Company, Royal Engineers, Salonika Force, labelled to show topographical details, Feb 1917; 'Salonika fire', 18-19 Aug 1917, a series of 24 official photographs of the city, taken by Survey Company, Royal Engineers and Royal Flying Corps; two photographs, one of a uniformed group including Stevenson, [1946], and the other of an unidentified painting showing construction work on an airfield [1940]. Papers relating to the evacuation of Royal Engineers establishments in Beit-Nabala and Haifa, Palestine, 1948. Editions of Notes on building materials and their uses (School of Military Engineering, Chatham, 1913); 'RMA (Royal Military Academy) Magazine', Vol XV, No 58, Nov 1914.

System of arrangement

3 files

General Information

Name of creator


Biographical history

Born 1896; served in World War One, 1914-1918; commissioned into the Corps of Royal Engineers, 1915; served in Egypt, 1915-1916; Egyptian Expeditionary Force, 1916; Lt, 1916; service with Royal Engineers in Salonika, 1916-1918; Capt, 1918; served in Waziristan, North West Frontier, India, 1921-1924; Staff Capt, War Office, 1927-1930; Maj, 1930; Chief Instructor, Army Technical School (Boys), 1931-1933; Staff Officer Royal Engineers 2, India, 1936-1939; Lt Col, 1938; served in World War Two, 1939-1945; Assistant Director of Works, 1939; temporary Col, 1941; service in Palestine, 1948; Hon Col, 1948; retired 1948; died 1983.

Custodial history

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1985.

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

Script of material

Finding aids

This collection level description.

Existence and location of originals

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Compiled Sep 1998

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People and Organisations

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Rules and/or conventions used

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


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