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MS 907

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MS 907

Title

Henry Dundas archive

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Administrative / Biographical history

Henry Dundas (1897-1918) was an Old Etonian who fought and died on the Western Front in World War One. He was a member of the Scots Guards.

Date

20th century

Extent & medium

4 boxes

Content description

The archive can be divided roughly into Henry Dundas' school papers and his personal papers kept during the First World War, which include letters and diary entries from his time on the Western Front. The archive has notebooks and exercise books used by Dundas as a schoolboy at both Horris Hill and Eton College. It also has school reports, essays, ribboned lists and other Etoniana. There is also a scrapbook compiled of letters, cuttings and writings presumably created at the Front, letters sent home to his family, typescripts of the letters, printed manuals, guidebooks and handwritten notebooks.

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The library also holds a letter from Henry Dundas to 'Tuppy' Headlam in the G. W. Headlam archive, MS 598 01.

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