Sir Harry Hamilton Johnston: Correspondence and Papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains correspondence of Sir Harry Hamilton Johnston (HHJ) and a miscellaneous collection of items primarily relating to HHJ but also including some family members. The correspondence consists of 258 letters of which all but 30 are letters exchanged between HHJ and family members, and of these the bulk of the correspondence is with HHJ's father, mother, a sister and elder brother. The miscellaneous collection of items includes drawings, certificates, press cuttings and photographs.
- 1858 - 1933
- Johnston, Henry Hamilton [Harry], Sir, 1858-1927 (Knight, explorer and colonial administrator) (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
0.01 cubic metre(s) (1 archive box) : Paper; Black and White photographs
Language of Materials
The collection of correspondence has been arranged by name, beginning with family members where there is a considerable volume of letters (HHJ's father, mother, a sister and elder brother), followed by other family correspondents, and finally miscellaneous letters to HHJ (arranged alphabetically). Miscellaneous items including drawings, certificates, photographs and press cuttings completes the collection.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was purchased at a Bonhams Sale on 29 June 2004.
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