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George William Thomson - Papers

documentary heritage
  • Description

    War records, diaries, photographs, press clippings, correspondence, especially relating to World War I dentistry. Typed transcript of the diary kept by Thomson from 8 May 1915 to 5 January 1916, describing his experience of the Gallipoli campaign.

  • Other Id

    3365 (Presto content ID)

    MS-2003-72 (Reference Number)

    38450 (DBTextworks system ID)

    ACQ-2002-12 (Acquisition number)

    2003/72 (Registration number)

  • Department

Images and documents


  • Object Type
  • Name/Title
    George William Thomson - Papers
  • Primary Maker
  • Date
  • Physical Description

    1 London box + 1 outsized folder

  • Level of Current Record
  • Member Object

    26 items in this collection. View all items.

  • Related Object Notes
  • Public Access Text

    [Keywords: Pou Kanohi]

  • Subject Notes
    When serving in the army, Thomson called himself 'Ladd-Thomson' to distinguish himself from another George William Thomson. The name 'Ladd' was Thomson's mother's maiden name.
  • Last Update
    07 Jul 2023
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