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Correspondence and papers of A H E L Holt.

Identifier: Acc.8756

Scope and Contents

Concerning chiefly Holt`s work as a railway engineer in Iraq, 1916-1932 and undated, and as a soil consultant in Sudan, 1952-1958.

Also includes:

papers and notebooks, 1884-1929 and undated, of his father-in-law, the Reverend E M Macphail

papers, 1880-1907 and undated, concerning the claim by Stewart Soutar Johnstone to the Marquesate of Annandale.


  • Creation: 1880-1958 and undated.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, Phillips Edinburgh auction, 14 June 1984, lot 180.28 June 1984

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