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Country Code GB
Repository Code 588
Repository National War Museum of Scotland
Reference NRAS3327
Title National War Museum of Scotland- Dalrymple-White Collection
Dates 18th century-20th century
Access Status Restricted
Access Conditions All enquiries should be addressed to:
National War Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
The Castle
Description Dalrymple-White Collection. Papers of General Sir Adolphus Oughton, 1731-58, including: minutes of The Cumberland Society, 1746-66; journal of Italian tour, 1752; journal of military company in Germany, 1758. Papers of General Sir Hew Dalrymple, 1808-30, including: correspondence with Major General Beresford, Lord Castlereagh and others concerning the Convention of Cintra, 1808; correspondence with Vice Admiral Lord Collingwood, General C W Doyle, Major-General Sir Brent Spencer, the Duke of Abrantes, George Canning and others about war against the French in the Spanish Peninsula, 1807-08, military reports on the Peninsular War, 1806-08.

Correspondence and papers of Sir John Chambers White, 1795-1845; including: memorandum about executions for alleged conspiracy to naval mutiny, 1798; detailed account of White's war service, 1840-41; ships' order books, 1795-1814; European travel diaries, 1822-23. Correspondence and papers of Sir Harry Dalrymple-White, 1838-86, including: letters describing Crimean campaign, 1854-55; manuscript autobiography of Henry Dalrymple-White, 1857; account of grand review of Russian army at Krasnoi Selo, 1850. Correspondence, papers and photographs relating to Wing Commander Sir Henry Arthur Dalrymple-White, 19240-59, including: pilot's log book, 1935-49; scrapbook of war service, 1939-45; correspondence concerning life in Kenya, 1950-59.
Level Fonds
Admin History The papers cover a period of approximately two hundred years, during which members of the family served in the Army, Navy and latterly the Air Force.
Arrangement The papers have been arranged under the names of the individual family members who created or kept them. As these are very much the papers of a family it is advisable, even when concentrating on one individual, to look at the papers of other family members since these may provide further information.
1. General Sir Adolphus Oughton
2. General Sir New Dalrymple
3. Henry White
4. Eve White (nee van Cortlandt)
5. Charlotte Dalrymple-White (nee Dalrymple)
6. Vice-Admiral Sir John Chambers White
7. Colonel Leighton Cathcart Dalrymple
8. General Sir Henry Dalrymple-White
9. Lady Alice Dalrymple-White (nee Malcolm)
10. Lieut-Col Sir Godfrey Dalrymple Dalrymple-White
11. Lady Catherine Mary Dalrymple-White (nee Cary)
12. Mrs Merial Reeve (nee Dalrymple-White)
13. Wing Commander Sir Henry Arthur Dalrymple Dalrymple-White
Archival History This collection is an archival list of the papers of the Dalrymple-White family, acquired by the Scottish United Services Museum in 1991.

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