Diary of Luke Norman in Central Africa
Scope and Contents
A copy by Mr R. Hobson of Norman's diary of his African expedition, the original of which is the property of Captain Dudley Norman, D.S.O. There are daily entries covering the greater part of 18 June 1868 - 17 February 1870. Events described in the diary include the deaths of several colleagues and a disagreement between Norman and Captain Faulkner.
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Biographical / Historical
In 1868 Luke Norman joined a party of four officers and two paid engineers on an ivory-hunting expedition to the rivers Zambezi and Shire led by Captain Henry Faulkner.
1 envelope(s) (1 envelope (60 pages)) : paper
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Former / Other Reference
Other Finding Aids
MSS Addenda, vol. III.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by R. Hobson, 11 January 1982.
This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.
Norman, Luke, Colonel, fl 1868-1870
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