Fonds A348 - David Livingstone, Papers

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David Livingstone, Papers


  • 1845 - 1871 (Creation)

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10 items

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The charred remains of 8 ALS and an autographed copy of Livingstone's Analysis of the language of the Bechuanas, (London, Clowes, 1858) rescued from the library fire in 1931.

Names of correspondents include W. Elwin, E. Grimstone, W. von Haidinger, R. Moffat, B. Pyne and J.R. Stebbing.

Subjects include tribal rivalry between Griquas and Barolong, the Boer destruction of his books and medicines, the Portuguese and slavery, description of his explorations of Lower Zambesi and Shire Rivers and English settlement in Africa.

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Copyright Historical Papers Research Archive, The Library, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

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Alternate title: Livingstone, David

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