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Documents collected by Edwin Wilcox

An assortment of typed documents, primarily speeches, concerning events in Russia. Most are connected to the Kerensy/Kornilov affair, and may be the primary material underlying a series of published articles. See WIL/2/5-9.

Printed material by Edwin Wilcox

Collection of essays, including drafts, offcuts, and unpublished material, by Edwin Wilcox. Primarily concerns incidents of the Russian Revolution and German politics. Also a scrapbook of newspaper clippings from the Newcastle Evening Chronicle and the Daily Telegraph [presumed by Wilcox] covers assorted topics ranging from 1899 to 1906, including the Boer War, the British military, foreign affairs, the British monarchy, and British politics.

Personal Correspondence

Correspondence to Edwin Wilcox. Included are a number of letters from the writer and journalist Edmund Clerihew Bentley, written from the Daily News and, later, the Daily Telegraph, on a range of political and social themes. Also includes a series of correspondence concerning the attempts to provide foreign language training for British troops during the Second World War. Other items include a selection of correspondence regarding family and personal affairs, a collection of postcards, and a selection of miscellaneous notes.

Biographical Notes

Includes a document on Thomas Baker Brown's retirement as Chief Clerk in the Town Clerk's Department of Newcastle upon Tyne, and notes, presumably collected by Brown, on his family history.

World War II

Consists of diaries, correspondence, documents and documents created or collected during, or in the immediate aftermath, of World War II, primarily relating to the 4th Battalion Northumberland (Hexham) Home Guard. Also includes documents relating to Brown's time assisting in the training of the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers Army Cadet Force.

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