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'The golden stool': a novel

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 135

Scope and Contents

A novel giving a version of the Ashanti Campaign of 1900, 512 pages. The work was left unfinished at the author's death, but was completed by his widow, Mrs Helen Victoria Montagu Hall. There are inserted illustrations, including some from 'The great drama of Kumasi', and photographs supplied by the Basel Mission, including one of Hall.

Dates

  • 1950

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

Major Wynyard Montagu Hall (1870-1949) was the author of 'The great drama of Kumasi' (1939), concerning the Ashanti War of 1900. He died on 24 December 1949.

Extent

2 volume(s) : paper

Language of Materials

English

Former / Other Reference

MSS 448

Other Finding Aids

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 93.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Mrs M.V. Montagu Hall, 1950.

General

This collection level description was created by RAS.

Originator(s)

Hall, Wynyard Montagu, 1870-1949, Major

Includes index.
Date
2005-09-28 10:49:12+00:00
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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