Maxwell, John Grenfell, Sir, 1859-1929.
Sir John Grenfell Maxwell Papers
15.48 cubic feet, 20 boxes, 5 cartons, 4 flat cases, 2 wrapped packages
Princeton University. Library. Dept. of Rare Books and Special Collections
One Washington Road
Princeton, New Jersey 08544 USA
General Sir John Maxwell served in Egypt during the British Occupation, notably participating in the Battle at Omdurman during the reconquest of the Sudan, and in South Africa during the Boer War. In World War I Maxwell returned to Egypt to defend the Suez Canal and briefly served in Ireland after the Sinn Fein Rebellion. Consists of Maxwell’s diaries, correspondence, documents, photographs, scrapbooks, memorabilia, printed matter and newspaper clippings.