[Forest fire near timber stacks, Manchuria, circa 1915]

Material Information

[Forest fire near timber stacks, Manchuria, circa 1915]
Series Title:
Cormack, George E. (MS 380660)
Cormack, George E (1886-1959); businessman
Place of Publication:
Publication Date:
Glass slide ( medium )
18.5 x 18.5 cm in


Subjects / Keywords:
Timber ( LCSH )
Forest fires ( LCSH )
Manchuria (China) ( LCSH )
Labourers ( UKAT )
Migrant workers ( UKAT )
Labour migration ( UKAT )
Migration ( UKAT )
Military manpower ( UKAT )
Business ( UKAT )
Railways ( UKAT )
Employees ( LCSH )
Migrant workers ( LCSH )
Migrant labor ( LCSH )
Military ( LCSH )
Railroads ( LCSH )
Business ( LCSH )
Great Britain. Army. ( LCSH )
Glass slides
Spatial Coverage:
Asia -- China
亚洲 -- 中国
亞洲 -- 中國
45.75 x 126.633333


General Note:
George E. Cormack was born in 1886. He spent the period 1913-1917 in Manchuria as a business representative, returning to Britain escorting a group of Chinese labourers destined for the Chinese Labour Corps. He served with the British Expeditionary Force in North Russia between 1918-1919 and this was followed by a brief sojourn in South Russia, 1919-1920. He then worked in Estonia and Latvia as a shipping agent, 1924-1940. He returned to northern Russia from 1941-1942 as a Ministry of War Transport representative with the Murmansk convoys. He died in 1959.
General Note:
Donated in 1995 and 1996.
General Note:
From the collection comprised 42 slides, principally of Manchuria and the Chinese Labour Corps taken by George Cormack (1912-1919). The material is arranged in chronological order.
General Note:
The physical collection also includes an album of photographs (1912-1913) relating to a visit on the Trans-Siberian Railway to Siberia and North Manchuria.
General Note:
Associated Material held elsewhere: George E. Cormack's memoirs and papers are held at Imperial War Museum Department of Documents [reference 92/21/1]; Two photograph albums Imperial War Museum Photographic Archive [reference 9205- 03]
General Note:
Name authority information for George E. Cormack is held by SOAS, University of London, record number GB/SOASNAF/P310.
General Note:
Name authority information for the Chinese Labour Corps is held by SOAS, University of London, record GB/SOASNAF/C58; the Library of Congress, record number n91038356; and VIAF, record number 153741076.
General Note:
Name authority information for the Great Britain, Army is held by SOAS, University of London, record GB/NNAF/C52152; the Library of Congress, record number n79063282; and VIAF, record number 124946906.
General Note:
This collection is part of SOAS Geographic name authority files for East Asia/Asia and the Pacific (GB/SOASNAF/P06) and Eastern Europe/Europe (GB/SOASNAF/P07)
General Note:
Black and white glass slide (positive).
General Note:
Images in the collection date from between 1912 and 1919. Individual slides are dated.
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Record Information

Source Institution:
SOAS, University of London
Holding Location:
Archives & Special Collections
Rights Management:
This item is in the public domain. Please use in accord with Creative Commons license: Attribution-NonCommercial (CC BY-NC). High resolution digital master available from SOAS, University of London - the Digital Library Project Office.
Resource Identifier:
MS 380660/01/41 ( soas manuscript number )