Record

LevelFile
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)DA21/1/1/25/1
TitleDocuments relating to Armenia and to the Boer War
Extent52 items
Date1888-1922
DescriptionCorrespondence, leaflets, reports, and press cuttings relating to James Rendel Harris and Helen Balkwill Harris's campaigning in Britain on behalf of the Armenian people. Some documents relating to Helen Balkwill Harris's relief work during the Boer War.

/1 Leaflet by Mark H Ward entitled 'The Deportations in Asia Minor', 1922
/2-/3 Leaflet and press cuttings arguing for Armenian independence, 1920
/4 Syllabus for a meeting of the Armenian Young Men's Club, 1917
/5 Letter to James Rendel Harris from Dr M Barseghian [Armenian Young Men's Club], asking him to speak at a meeting of the Club, 1917
/6 Copy letter to James Rendel Harris from Dr Johannes Lepsius [founded Deutsche Orient Mission, campaigner for Armenia], 1917
/7-/8 Letters to James Rendel Harris from JE Roberts [Minister, Union Chapel, Manchester], 1920
/9 Letter to James Rendel Harris from Aneurin Williams [MP and Chairman of the Armenian Refugees (Lord Mayor's) Fund], 1919
/10 Printed petition to the Prime Minister, proposing that the Armenians be freed from Turkish rule, 1920
/11 Letter to James Rendel Harris from Aneurin Williams, 1919
/12-/17 Press cuttings and correspondence relating to a meeting of the Manchester and Salford Christian Congregations, which passed a resolution supporting the proposal to separate Christian peoples from Turkish rule, 1920
/18 Letter to James Rendel Harris from Margaret Russell [Secretary, Friends of Armenia], 1919
/19 Newsletter of the Friends of Armenia, 1919
/20 Copy report by WA Ormsby-Gore entitled 'Memorandum on the Situation in the Near East', 1922
/21 Letter to James Rendel Harris from a bookbinder, 1919
/22-/23 Copy reports by the British Armenia Committee entitled 'The Situation in Armenia' and 'The Future of Armenia', 1920
/24 Letter to James Rendel Harris from Aneurin Williams, 1921
/25 Letter to James Rendel Harris from Edward F Carey [Luckey, Platt, and Co Dry Goods and Furniture, New York], re sending James Rendel Harris a payment of $500 on behalf of Olive Andrus of Mardin, 1914
/26 Circular letter from Dr George C Raynolds [American missionary in Van, American Committee for Armenian and Syrian Relief], 1917
/27 Letter to James Rendel Harris from A Fox [Armenian Refugee Camp, Port Said], 1917
/28 Copy report presented to the Armistice Commission refuting accusations made against Dr Franz Eckart, 1919
/29 Letter to James Rendel Harris from Charles Roden Buxton [MP for Accrington], 1922
/30 Letter to James Rendel Harris from Charles Gore [bishop successively of Worcester, Birmingham, and Oxford], 1922
/31 Letter to James Rendel Harris from Charles GT Colson [Secretary, Armenian Refugees, Lord Mayor's Fund], 1919
/33 Letter to Helen Balkwill Harris from NR ?Coren [British Embassy, Constantinople], assuring her that rumours of a possible massacre are unfounded , 1906, enclosing /32 Copy of a report from the Vali
/34 Letter from HBH to her nephews and nieces, describing her travels in Syria, with watercolour drawings, 1888
/35 Note made by HBH relating to the Boer War, nd
/36 Leaflet entitled 'A Prayer Union for the Present Crisis in South Africa', 1900
/37 Note, in HBH's handwriting, describing a battle during the Boer War and the death of a soldier, 1901
/38-/52 rough notes of addresses given by HBH, some mentioning Boer War, nd
ArrangementOriginal order
Access StatusOpen
Physical DescriptionEnvelope labelled 'Armenian Matter' /28 needs unfolding; /32 and /33 need unfolding