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Russian Situation - Kolchak's Dictatorship

Concerning the Admiral Kolchak's coup d'etat in November 1918; on the arrest of Social Revolutionaries and members of the Constituent Assembly and the role of Czecho-Solvaks in Kolchaks army. Also a note on Kolchak's career. From the Daily Telegraph.

The Tragedy of the Russian Army

Concerning the withdrawal of the Russian Army from the First World War, the conditions of the Russian Army and Russian society, and brief descriptions of key figures. On the deficiency of supplies and lack of arms (especially machine guns and heavy artillery ammunition), the formation of the War Industries Commission, and the trial of Souhomlinoff. Includes some annotations.

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Collection of essays, including drafts, offcuts, and unpublished material, by Edwin Wilcox.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.

Letter to Edwin Wilcox from Edmund Clerihew Bentley

Concerning work at the Daily News, activity at the Foreign Office regarding Persia and British co-operation with Russia. Mostly focuses on First Lord Admiral Fisher's plans for the German navy and shipping, the secret service working with the navy and plans for naval forces should hostilities break out.

Miscellaneous notes

Notes, concerning a range of topics including travel in Europe, European history, poetry, and foreign language vocabulary and translations. Also includes prescription for eyeglasses.

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