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PostSubject: New at the Medal Game. What's this all about   Sun Sep 13, 2009 10:34 pm

What is this information telling the readers. May sound silly but I don't understand. Is it to prove the medal is genuine.

Maj John Frederick (1841-1912)
Papers relating to his service in South Africa, 1879-1880, including correspondence with FM Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, High Commissioner of Cyprus and Natal,concerning operations against the Zulu king Cetewayo (Cetshwayo), Zulu War, 1879.
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PostSubject: reply - new at medal game   Mon Sep 14, 2009 12:43 am

hi 24th.
tried to look at your link , but server unavailable due to maintenance problems.
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PostSubject: Re: New at the Medal Game. What's this all about   Tue Sep 15, 2009 7:17 am

24th / 90th I managed to get the infoe: Here it is.

King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

Summary Guide

Note: The item numbers represent a subset from ISAD(G) rules (General International Standard Archival Description) promulgated by the International Council on Archives to standardise archival description world-wide. Only item numbers relevant to our specific archive are included here.

3.1 IDENTITY STATEMENT AREA
3.1.1 Reference code(s): GB 0099 KCLMA Maurice J F
3.1.2 Title: MAURICE, Maj Gen Sir (John) Frederick (1841-1912)
3.1.3 Date(s): 1806-1927
3.1.4 Level of description: Collection (Fonds)
3.1.5 Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk or size): 0.5 box (0.005 cubic metres)

3.2 CONTEXT AREA
3.2.1 Name of creator(s): Maurice | Sir John Frederick | 1841-1912 | Knight | Major General
3.2.2 Administrative/Biographical history: Born in 1841; educated Addiscombe College and Royal Military Academy, Woolwich; commissioned into Royal Artillery 1861; passed through Staff College, 1870; Private Secretary to FM Sir Garnet Joseph Wolseley in Ashanti Campaign, 1873-1874; served in South Africa, 1879-1880, Egypt, 1882, and the Sudan, 1884-1885; also served in Intelligence Department, War Office; Professor of Military History, Staff College, 1885-1892; Aldershot, 1892-1893; commanding Royal Artillery, Eastern District, 1893-1895; Maj Gen, 1895; commanded Woolwich District, 1895-1902; died in 1912.
3.2.3 Archival history:
3.2.4 Immediate source of acquisition or transfer: Presented to the Centre by the family in 1973.

3.3 CONTENT AND STRUCTURE AREA
3.3.1 Scope and content: Papers collected or created by Maj Gen Sir (John) Frederick Maurice, dated 1872-1912, principally comprising letters from Gen Sir Archibald Hunter concerning operations in the Sudan, 1885, 1896-1898, notably including description of Battle of Omdurman, 1898; correspondence with FM Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, 1879, 1881, 1886, [1889-1905], notably including letters from Maurice concerning operations against the Zulu king Cetewayo (Cetshwayo), 1879.
3.3.2 Appraisal, destruction and scheduling information:
3.3.3 Accruals:
3.3.4 System of arrangement: These papers make up section 2 of the Maurice family collection. Sections 1, 3 and 4 consist of the papers of Maurice's son, Maj Gen Sir Frederick Barton Maurice.

3.4 CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE AREA
3.4.1 Conditions governing access: Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of a letter of introduction.
3.4.2 Conditions governing reproduction: Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the College Archivist.
3.4.3 Language/scripts of material: English
3.4.4 Physical characteristics and technical requirements:
3.4.6 Finding aids: Detailed catalogue available on line and also in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

3.5 ALLIED MATERIALS AREA
3.5.1 Existence and location of originals:
3.5.2 Existence and location of copies:
3.5.3 Related units of description: The archives of King's College London (GB0100) include papers relating to Frederick Denison Maurice (father of John Frederick Maurice). Manuscript Collections, British Library (GB 0058) hold notes relating to his edition of Sir John Moore's diaries, 1899-1902 (Ref: Add MS 57545) and correspondence with Macmillan and Co, 1872-1911 (Ref: Add MS 55075). The Department of Manuscripts, National Library of Scotland (GB 0233) holds correspondence with Blackwood and Sons (Ref: MSS 4201-4634).
3.5.4 Publication note:

3.6 NOTE AREA
3.6.1 Note:

3.7 DESCRIPTION CONTROL AREA
3.7.1 Archivist's note:
3.7.2 Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997
3.7.3 Date(s) of descriptions: Mar 1997

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PostSubject: medal game   Tue Sep 15, 2009 7:56 am

hi 24th.
Sorry , i dont understand your question.
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PostSubject: Re: New at the Medal Game. What's this all about   Fri Sep 18, 2009 1:44 pm

Hi 24th

What this site is telling us is that they hold the following

Papers collected or created by Maj Gen Sir (John) Frederick Maurice, dated 1872-1912, principally comprising letters from Gen Sir Archibald Hunter concerning operations in the Sudan, 1885, 1896-1898, notably including description of Battle of Omdurman, 1898; correspondence with FM Garnet Joseph Wolseley, 1st Viscount Wolseley, 1879, 1881, 1886, [1889-1905], notably including letters from Maurice concerning operations against the Zulu king Cetewayo (Cetshwayo), 1879.

And held at King's College London
Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives

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PostSubject: Re: New at the Medal Game. What's this all about   Fri Sep 18, 2009 7:47 pm

Thanks 1879Graves. Sorry 90th didn’t see your post. So it’s more about correspondence, not the medals. I thought is registration documents about his medals. Now I know.
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