Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989

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Horace G. Alexander; b. 1889 in Croyden, England; life-long member of the Society of Friends (Quakers); graduated with honors in history from Kings College, Cambridge University; director of Woodbrooke College, Birmingham, England; served as advisor to Mohandas K. Gandhi; wrote and published extensively about India; worked throughout the world for Indian rights; d. 1989, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, USA.

From the description of Papers, 1916-1983. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 21654097

Horace Alexander is an English Friend.

From the description of ANS, [1956?], [England?] / Horace Alexander. (Haverford College Library). WorldCat record id: 216880630

1914-1918 conscientious objector during the First World War; 1919-1944 teacher at Woodbrooke Quaker College, Birmingham; 1930 acted as an intermediary between Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi and the Viceroy of India, Lord Irwin.

Epithet: Quaker writer

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001394.0x000066

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creatorOf Vol. CXVII (ff. 424). Feb.-Aug. 1941.includes:ff. 1, 8 Mrs E. M. White, professional indexer; of Radlett: Correspondence between Lord Cecil and Mrs E. M. White: 1941. f. 3 David Marshall Mason, MP; founder, Sound Currency Association: Letters to Lord... British Library
creatorOf Richardson, Hugh, 1864-1936. Papers, 1905-1934. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
creatorOf Vol. I, pt.1 (ff. 221). 1946?-1955.Peggy Duff, political activist: Correspondence as Secretary of the National Campaign for the Abolition of the Death Penalty of Peggy Duff: 1946?-1958: Mainly signed and copies.includes:ff. 34-35 Christopher Hollis, ..., 1946-1955 British Library
creatorOf Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989. ANS, [1956?], [England?] / Horace Alexander. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Papers of Sir Penderel Moon, Indian Civil Service, Punjab 1929-43; served independent Government of India 1948-61, 1929-1985 British Library
creatorOf Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896-. Papers, 1920-1975. Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College
referencedIn John Richard Charters Symonds papers., 1945-1948 British Library
creatorOf Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989. Papers, 1916-1983. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn Papers of Maj John McLoughlin Short, Indian Army 1916-31, Indian Army Reserve Officer 1939-43, 1938-1967 British Library
creatorOf Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948. Mahatma Gandhi papers 1927-1948. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn John Richard Charters Symonds papers., 1942-1949 British Library
referencedIn Comments by India Office officials, and Sir Atul Chandra Chatterjee and Sir Torick Ameer Ali (both Advisers to the Secretary of State for India) on Horace Gundry Alexander and his lectures on 'Conflict and Co-operation in Modern History' delivered a..., 1945 British Library
creatorOf Alexander, Horace Gundry, 1889-1989. Elizabeth Marsh Jensen papers, 1912-1989. Haverford College Library
referencedIn Papers of S K Datta, lecturer 1909-14 and Principal 1932-42, Forman Christian College; in YMCA in India and internationally; representative of Indian Christians at Round Table Conference 1931, 1884-1953 British Library
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associatedWith Clark, Rebecca Timbres, 1896- person
associatedWith Fellowship of Friends of Truth corporateBody
associatedWith Friends Ambulance Unit corporateBody
associatedWith Gandhi, Mahatma, 1869-1948. person
associatedWith Richardson, Hugh, 1864-1936. person
associatedWith World Peace Brigade corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Imphal, Assam
India, Asia
Calcutta, India
Assam, India
Bhutan, Asia
Poonch, India
Gurdaspur, Punjab
Pakistan, Asia
Japan, Asia
India, Asia
Fiji, Pacific Ocean
New Delhi, India
Punjab, India
Australia, Australia
United States, North America
Great Britain
Pind Dadan Khan, Punjab
Lahore, India
Simla, India
Multan, Punjab
Pakistan, Asia
Russia, Europe, Asia
Bengal, India
Amritsar, India
China, Asia
Amritsar, India
India, Asia
Lahore, India
Jullundur, Punjab
Bengal, India
New Zealand, Australia
Gujrat, Punjab
Pakistan, Asia
United States
Bahawalpur State, India
North-West Frontier, India
Bird watching


Birth 1889-07-30

Death 1989-09-30





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