- c1859 - c1872 (Creation)
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Accession Number: A29
Addiscombe College Photograph Album
Album containing 98 photographs of Addiscombe Military Seminary buildings, staff, and cadets, etc
Item date: c1859 - c1872
Accession date: 27/10/1960
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The official archives of Addiscombe Military Seminary, including admission registers of cadets, are held among the records of the India Office at the British Library (Asia, Pacific Africa Collections), 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB, reference numbers L/MIL/9/333 - 357. The records are summarised on pp113 - 123 of Anthony Farrington, The Records of the East India College Haileybury and other institutions (HMSO, 1976), a copy of which can be viewed in the Museum of Croydon research room.
Croydon Archives Service holds further non-offical archive materials relating to the Addiscombe Military Seminary at AR30, AR55, AR64, AR65 and AR85.
For a detailed history of the College, see Col. H.M.Vibart, Addiscombe: Its Heroes and Men of Note (1894) held by the Local Studies Library at S70 (355) VIB. This includes a list of cadets.
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- East India Company (Creator)