Unique IDCWGC/1/1/12/25
File NumberSDC 8
TitleRudyard Kipling; Letters From


DescriptionFile of selected hand written and typed letters from Rudyard Kipling, created in his capacity as literary advisor and Commissioner of the Imperial War Graves Commission.
Content NoteContents:/1: Cartoon from 'Punch'; 15 Feb. 1928. /2: Letter to F. Ware re receipt of minutes of Prince of Wales's Committee for the Care of Soldiers' Graves; 25 Oct. 1917. /3: Note to Ware re words used in seconding resolution of gratitude to Belgium; no date. /4: Letter to Col. Stobart re seconding above resolution; 17 Nov. 1917. /5: Letter to Ware asking to be removed from Memorials to Missing Committee; 11 Feb. 1921. /6-/13: Letters with enclosures to Principal Assistant Secretary; Director of Records and Ware re inscriptions on tablets in Paris and Amiens cathedrals; on memorial to British Salonika Force; next of kin inscriptions on headstones; and wish to see Villers-Cotterets cemetery plan; 5 May 1921 - 25 June 1923. /14-/15: Letters to F. Ware re proposed private tour of cemeteries and attending ceremony at Portsmouth; 8 Apr. and 6 Oct. 1924. /16: Letter to F. Ware from Kilping acknowledging receipt of Royal Warrant appointing Kipling as a Commission for the Imperial War Graves Commission, 29 Oct. 1917.
Date25/10/1917 - 6/10/1924
Extent1 file

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