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Livingstone, David, 1813 - 1873 (African missionary and explorer)

 Person

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Correspondence relating to David Livingstone, and Henry Morton Stanley’s Search Expedition, 1865-1878, 1950 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 126/10/22
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Published and unpublished works on African history written by Gray, accompanied by research notes from archives and secondary sources.

Dates: 1950 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

David Livingstone Centenary Exhibition, 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 348/2/1/4
Scope and Contents

A guide to the exhibition held from 1 June to 31 August 1955 at the Rhodes-Livingstone Museum.

Dates: 1955
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Fonds

David Livingstone centenary tributes, 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/84
Scope and Contents

Eight letters addressed to Clarence Hooper concerning a meeting in celebration of the centenary of Livingstone's birth, held in April 1913 under the auspices of the Central Y.M.C.A., addressed by the missionary Dan Crawford (1870-1926).

Dates: 1913
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Humanitarians and imperialists

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 29
Scope and Contents

An early draft of Dorothy Helly's 'Livingstone's legacy: Horace Waller and Victorian mythmaking' (1987), examining Waller and the editing of David Livingstone's last journals.

Dates: 1986
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Letter from David Livingstone, dated 28 Oct. 1859, 1900 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/XII/6-7
Scope and Contents

The letter was written during the Zambezi expedition.

Dates: 1900 - 1950
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Letter from Sir Roderick Murchison, 1870-05-28

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/7/2
Scope and Contents

A letter concerning Sir Samuel Baker's journey and Livingstone's prospects of solving the relation of Lake Tanganyika to the Albert Nyanza.

Dates: 1870-05-28
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Fonds

Letters from David Livingstone to Sir Frederick Grey, 1858 - 1938

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/61
Scope and Contents

Six manuscript letters written to Sir Frederick Grey, 21 September 1858 - 28 October 1859 (32 pages), regarding Livingstone's second major expedition. There are accompanying typescript notes on the letters and correspondence between Evans Lewin, R.C.S. Librarian, and others, 1927-1938, regarding the supply of copies.

Dates: 1858 - 1938
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

List of persons embarked 27 May 1872, 1900 - 1950

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCS/XII/8-10
Scope and Contents

List compiled by Henry Morton Stanley during his exploration of central Africa with David Livingstone.

Dates: 1900 - 1950
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Livingstone and after, 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 338/12
Scope and Contents

An undated education pack concerning David Livingstone, produced for the Livingstone Centenary Scottish Inter-Church Group by the Church of Scotland Overseas Council.

Dates: 1973
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Papers on David Livingstone

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 223
Scope and Contents

Articles and transcripts relating to David Livingstone, including illustrations and maps.

Dates: 1973 - 1975
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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Archival Object 8
Collection 2
 
Subject
Africa (continent) 5
Zambezi (river) 1
 

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