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Papers of Lt. Col. R.D.T. Alexander, D.S.O., O.B.E., T.D., a civil engineer working on the Indian Railways. Donated by Mrs D. Davey.

Box 1

  1. Official invitation to the Delhi Durbar, 1911.
  2. Official invitation to an afternoon party in Delhi Fort, December 1911.
  3. Letter o congratulation from the Projects Branch of the Railway Board Office on Alexander’s appointment as Chief Engineer, Bengal-Nagpur Railway. September 1921.
  4. Four farewell addresses on Alexander’s retirement in 1932.
  5. Book of newspaper cuttings of letters, reviews etc concerning Some signposts to shikar by R.D.T. Alexander and A. Martin-Leake.
  6. ‘Some engineering experiences East of Suez’: thirteenth anniversary address delivered at the Institute of Civil Engineers, 16 March 1934.

See also: Davey Papers (niece of R.D.T. Alexander); Photographs; Strutt photograph collection