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Portrait of Stanley

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 129

Scope and Contents

An unpublished account of H.M. Stanley's life drawing on letters and diaries provided by Major Denzil Stanley, c. 1970, 283 pages. A short introduction has been added by D.H. Simpson, R.C.S. Librarian, May 1987.


  • Creation: 1970 - 1987


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Biographical / Historical

Gerald Sanger, an English newspaper director, was a friend of Major Denzil Stanley, the adopted son of the explorer Sir Henry Morton Stanley (1841-1904).


.01 cubic metre(s) (1 volume) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

MSS 4c99S

Other Finding Aids

MSS Addenda, vol. I.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Clyde Sanger, son of Gerald Sanger, 1987.


This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.


Sanger, Gerald, fl 1970

Includes index.
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Repository Details

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