Archive / Papers / Corbett, J. Papers


J. Corbett, I.F.S. papers and memoir of life in India as a soldier and forestry officer. Includes family histories, descriptions of hunting and natural history. 1 file, 1850s-1955.

Small Collections Box 7

  1. Childhood in Punjab; 1857 uprising; family history of JC’s mother and her siblings; JC early life; runs engineering firm and later buys the village ‘Choti Haldwani’; life as a hunter and nature-lover; leaves India in 1947; lives in Kenya until his death in 1955, where he wrote most of his books.