- 1824 - 1861 (Creation)
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Accession Number: A65
Addiscombe Military Seminary records
Miscellaneous records of Addiscombe Military Seminary: including abstracts of uniforms issued to cadets (1824-1861); progress reports (1850-1855); etc.
Item date: 1824-1861
Accession date: 27/11/1999
Custodial history: Probably in Croydon Public Libraries since at least the 1950s. 2 items clearly originally belonging to this group are now bound in to AR30 (part of JO Peltons collections, acquired July 1923). Library accession no: 34687. Former shelfmark: XS70(355)
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Two pieces originally belonging to this group (a Progress Report dated May 1851; and part of the Abstract of Uniform Clothing for Aug-Dec 1851) have at some date been bound into the volume of Addiscombe Military Seminary Drawings, held at AR30.
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) which is held by the Local Studies Library at S70 (355) FAR.
Croydon Archives Service holds further non-offical archive materials relating to the Addiscombe Military Seminary at AR29, AR30, AR55, AR64, 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)