Guide to the Papers relating to the South African War

 Searching...

MS 37

National Library of Australia View Catalogue Record

Collection Summary

Creator
Charles Frederick Cox
Title
Papers relating to the South African War
Date Range
1897-1933
Collection Number
MS 37
Extent
0.15 metres (1 ms box)
Language of Materials
English
Repository
National Library of Australia

Introduction

Conditions Governing Access

Please refer to the collection's catalogue record (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn1291755) for the access conditions.

Conditions Governing Use

Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions. For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s). Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.

Preferred Citation

Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Papers relating to the South African War, National Library of Australia, MS 37, [box number and series and/or file number]'.

Item Descriptions

Series 1. Book - Yardley, J. Watkins. With the Inniskilling Dragoons...1899-1902

Has numerous references to NSW Lancers and Mounted Rifles, and to Col. Cox, v. index.

Series 2. Photographs

Receiving order 2nd Kitchener drive, 13-27 February 1902 (File)

Finish of drive, Harrismith, 27 February 1902. Lord Kitchener congratulating Col. Cox and regiment on success of drive. (File)

Series 3. Commissions issued to C.F. Cox, 1894, 1898, 1901, 1904, 1917, 1918

Series 4. Diary

In 1 folio volume.

Visit of NSW Lancers to England for Diamond Jubilee. 14 pp., 5 June-20 July 1897 (File)

Rough notes on events of S. African War, 1899-1900. 14 pp. (File)

Series 5. Preliminary to sending detachment of NSW Lancers for six months training at Aldershot, 29 October 1898-3 March 1899

Official correspondence, conditions, roll of men.

Series 6. NSW Lancers visit to England, 4 March-10 October 1899

Letters, telegrams and papers filed during visit of detachment to England. 278 items, various sizes.

Subseries 6-1. Voyage, March-April 1899

Invitations etc. at intermediate ports (File)

Subseries 6-2. April 1899

Arrival: landing arrangements (File)
Equipment, uniforms etc. (File)
Personal and miscellaneous (File)
Press (File)
Social: clubs, invitations etc. (File)
Sports, tournaments, etc. (File)

Including: Aberdeen, Dublin, Islington, Uxbridge.

Subseries 6-3. May 1899

Carrington, Lord (Hon. Colonel) (File)
Equipment, etc. (File)
Health of men (File)
Money: remittances for pay, etc. (File)
Personal and miscellaneous (File)
Press (File)

Including: Graphic, Admiralty & Horse Guards Gazette, Talbotype Studios, Chums, Cassell's Magazine, Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News.

Roberts, Lord (File)
Social: clubs, invitations etc. (File)

Including: East India United Service, Cavalry, St. George's, Army & Navy, Junior United Services, Bath.

Sports and tournaments (File)

Including: Aberdeen, Dublin, Islington, Manchester, Tunbridge Wells, Uxbridge.

Subseries 6-4. June 1899

Burns, Col. J, Report to (File)
Carrington, Lord. (File)
Equipment, etc. (File)
Health of men (File)
Money: remittances, etc. (File)
Personal and miscellaneous (File)
Press (File)

Including: Cassell's Magazine, Illustrated Sporting & Dramatic News, Romeike & Curtis, Sydney Daily Telegraph, Melbourne Argus, Australian Press Assoc.

Rundle, Lieut.: application for commission (File)
Social: invitations etc. (File)
Sports and tournaments (File)

Including: Aberdeen, Barrow-in-Furness, Dublin, Islington, Shrewsbury, Tunbridge Wells.

Subseries. July 1899

Burns, Col. J. (File)
Carrington, Lord (File)
Equipment etc. (File)
Manoeuvres, field operations etc. (File)

Including: Aldershot, Salisbury Plain.

Money: remittances etc. (File)
Personal and miscellaneous (File)
Press (File)

Including: Press Studios, Australian Press Assoc., Talbotype Studios.

Read, Sgt.: special course of training (File)
Rundle, Lieut.: application for commission (File)
Social: invitations etc. (File)
Sports and tournaments (File)

Including: Aberdeen, Dublin, High Wycombe.

Transvaal, Volunteering for service in (File)

Subseries 6-6. August, September, October 1899

Burns, Col. (File)
Carrington, Lord (File)
Departure for Cape (File)
Donohoe, Trooper (File)
Manoeuvres and field operations (signed D. Haig) (File)
Private and miscellaneous (File)
Transvaal, Service in (File)

Subseries 6-7. Letters from Australia, 4 March-26 May 1899

Affairs of members of the squadron (File)
Burns, Col. James: instructions etc. (File)
Parramatta, Squadron at (File)
Press (File)

Series 7. Papers relating to Mounted Rifles in South Africa

Document re service in South Africa of 2nd and 3rd Mounted Rifles. 40 pp. fo., 20 March 1901-1902 (File)

Instructions on departure to O.C. from Sydney. 2 pp. (File)

Schedule of drafts and dates of sailing. 7 pp. (File)

Instructions to outposts. 4 pp., 5 February 1902 (File)

Confidential memorandum: remarks by C. in C. 2 pp., 24 January 1902 (File)

Orders re unnecessary firing. 2 pp., 19 February 1902 (File)

War services of officers of 3rd Mounted Rifles. 2 pp. (File)

N.C.O.'s and men awarded King's Medal. 1 p. (File)

Series 8. Epilogue

Letter from Lord Allenby, 8 February 1915 (File)

Letter from Lord Lincolnshire (late Carrington), 10 February 1915 (File)

Hansard: proof of speech by Senator Cox (September 1933), giving outline of history of Australian mounted forces in South Africa. 2 copies. 4 pp. Galleys. (File)


Top