Treatises relating to James Murdoch Archer Durrant, 1931-1937

Accession Number AWM2018.785.73
Collection number PR88/009
Collection type Digitised Collection
Record type Item
Item count 4
Object type Papers
Physical description 57 Image/s captured
Maker Durrant, James Murdoch Archer
Place made Australia, United Kingdom
Date made 1931-1937
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copy provided for personal non-commercial use, permission from copyright holder must be sought for commercial use
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.

Treatises relating to the First World War and Interwar service of Colonel James Murdoch Archer Durrant, 1931-1937.

This file is comprised of papers written and collected by James Murdoch Archer Durrant during the Interwar period. The papers written by Durrant address overarching military subjects such as the prevention of war and the principles and practices of military administration. The papers collected by Durrant also examine broad military themes, but are largely focused on the First World War and include a critical analysis on the contrasting approach to leadership of British staff officers and their regimental counterparts.

This file contains:

Paper titled 'The Prevention of War' by Colonel J.M.A. [James Murdoch Archer] Durrant, Australian Staff Corps, 3 June 1931 [annotated];
Paper titled 'Army Administration and War' by Colonel J.M.A. [James Murdoch Archer] Durrant, Australian Staff Corps, Army Headquarters, Melbourne, May 1937;
Paper titled 'Staff and Regimental Officers' by Major-General H. [Henry] Rowan-Robinson, [undated]; and
Paper titled 'The Study of Military History' including extracts from a lecture given by Field Marshal Sir W.R. [William Robert] Robertson, [undated].