World War 1 and the Spanish Civil War: as reported by an Ambassador, 1863-1939

Volumes

8 volumes in World War 1 and the Spanish Civil War: as reported by an Ambassador, 1863-1939

Personal Records

Howards's diaries follow his career through South Africa, Crete, Sweden, England, Geneva, Poland, Madrid and Versailles. Howard's other interests are in evidence here through correspondence relating to art, British politics, and the preservation of the Lake District. Correspondence on Howard's career covers his time in the military and the Ark...

  • Contributor:  Cumbria Archive Service
  • Reference:  72962A
  • Keyword:  usa british history warfare politics african european diplomacy ww1

Estate Records

The primary focus of these records is upon the development of the rubber and cocoa plantation syndicate which owned plantations in Trinidad and Tobago during the latter 19th and early 20th century. As an absentee owner, Howard corresponded with the plantation manager on a regular basis and his so doing...

  • Contributor:  Cumbria Archive Service
  • Reference:  72962B
  • Keyword:  usa british history warfare politics caribbean ww1

General Letters Arranged Alphabetically

Most of this correspondence is on a wide range of topics that arose during 1936; however, some recurring themes are present. The items from assorted politicians and diplomats is readily anticipated; Howard's correspondence with poets: Hilaire Belloc, Wilfred Scawen Blunt, and Alfred Noyes, is less predictable.

  • Contributor:  Cumbria Archive Service
  • Reference:  72962C
  • Keyword:  usa british history warfare politics african european diplomacy ww1

General Letters Arranged by Date

General letters dated from 1867 until 1939, includes letters of congratulations to Sir Esme Howard on his elevation to the peerage.

  • Contributor:  Cumbria Archive Service
  • Reference:  72962D
  • Keyword:  usa british history warfare politics african european diplomacy ww1
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