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Baker, Sir (Samuel White, 1821-1893, Knight, traveller and sportsman)

 Person

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Sub-Fonds

Letter from General Gordon to Sir Samuel Baker, 1882 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/11
Scope and Contents A letter from King William's Town, South Africa, 21 July 1882 (4 pages), commenting on events in Egypt and on nationalism as a force there and elsewhere. There is an accompanying newscutting of circa 1969 concerning the letter. The folder also includes one of the notes issued by General Gordon during the siege of Khartoum, 1884-1885. The papers are accompanied by 'Royal Commonwealth Society library notes', no. 159 (March 1970), including the article 'General Gordon on nationalism' (pp....
Dates: 1882 - 1969
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

Letter from Sir Samuel Baker, 1866-04-21

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/8
Scope and Contents

A letter to an unnamed correspondent concerning adding 'Victoria Nile or' before 'Somerset River' on a map shortly to be published, presumably in Baker's 'The Albert N'Yanza', originally published in 1864. The map in the original volume is marked 'R Somerset or Victoria Nile'. The recipient may have been Stephen William Silver (1819-1905), a friend of Baker's, to whom other letters given by Sir Harry Wilson to the R.C.S. in 1916 were addressed.

Dates: 1866-04-21
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 on the slave trade and Sir Samuel Baker, 1870

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

Letters to Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton from Sir Samuel Baker and Sir Roderick Murchison. There is a covering letter from Mrs M.C. Ponsonby, 8 February 1939, presenting the letters to the R.C.S., and the Librarian's reply, 9 February 1939. The folder also includes 'Royal Commonwealth Society library notes', no. 19 (July 1958), comprising the article 'Sir Samuel Baker and the slave trade', which transcribes the letters and comments on them.

Dates: 1870
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

Papers on the Baker family, 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/6
Scope and Contents

Papers compiled by Robert Baily concerning Sir Samuel Baker and his family. There is no indication of when the material was written.

Dates: 1969
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).

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Africa (continent) 3
Sudan (nation) 2
Albert, Lake (lake) 1
Egypt (nation) 1
Khartoum (inhabited place) 1

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