Contents and Arrangement Expanded View

Collection Overview

Creator:
Heaslop, C. P.
Title:
C. P. Heaslop Letters to His Wife
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/8s45q8832
Dates:
1870-1880
Size:
1 box and 0.4 linear feet
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1
Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of 150 letters (1870-1880) by Major C. P. Heaslop to his wife describing his service in the Royal Marine Artillery while stationed primarily in the Mediterranean.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of 150 letters (1870-1880) by Major C. P. Heaslop to his wife describing his service in the Royal Marine Artillery while stationed primarily in the Mediterranean. Letters from the HMS Resistance are posted from Plymouth, Devonport, Gibraltar, and Lisbon, while those from the HMS Achilles are mainly from the Sea of Marmara, Malta, Constantinople, and various Greek islands.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Collection Creator Biography:

Heaslop, C. P.

C. P. Heaslop served as a major in the Royal Marine Artillery and, while on the HMS Achilles, was part of the British fleet which was sent to Turkey to deter the Russian threat to Constantinople.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Purchased from Julian Browning Rare Books (AM1992-117).

Appraisal

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

C. P. Heaslop Letters to His Wife; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/8s45q8832
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184
Storage Note:
Firestone Library (mss): Box 1