MC:PR33/3/2MS Draft Manuscripts and Notes for Gordon’s History of the Gallipoli Campaign
An A4 folder titled (in Gordon’s handwriting) ‘The Gallipoli campaign’, initialled G.S.G. and dated 1921. The folder contains two, typed, draft manuscripts and six pages of handwritten notes:
The first, 50 page, manuscript is the first draft of Gordon’s work on the Gallipoli Campaign, containing the introduction and the first three chapters. Only the Introduction and the first chapter are labelled.
The second, five page, manuscript contains short biographies of men involved in the campaign: Enver Pasha, Talaat Pasha, Prince Said Halim Pasha, Djevad Pasha, Djemal Pasha, Tewfik Pasha, Essad PashaVehib Pasha, and on the German side: Marshal Von Der Goltz, Marshal Liman Von Sanders, General Von Weber.
The two pages of A4 handwritten notes contain more biographical information and notes on the first draft.
The 4 smaller pages of handwritten notes contain listings of Gordon’s books, and a listing by Dr. Onions of books from the late President’s (Warren) collection.
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