Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00292 - Edward Gilpin-Brown Papers

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Edward Gilpin-Brown Papers


  • 1878-1880 (Creation)

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2 volumes (.55 metres)

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Biographical history

Edward Gilpin-Brown was a captain with the 92nd Gordon Highlanders from February 1874 until June 1884. He served in the second Afghan War (1878-1880), the Boer War (1881) and the Egyptian War (1882).

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Gift of Patricia D. Gilpin-Brown in 1991.

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The collection contains 2 volumes of photographic albums that document Gilpin-Brown's journey to and tour of duty in India. The first album has 49 photographs, beginning with photos of the ship Euphrates, Malta, and continues through to the second album of 49 photographs with photos of India. Each album has a raised gold monogram of Gilpin-Brown on the front cover.

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form:

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  • English

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