Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Published and unpublished works on African history written by Gray, accompanied by research notes from archives and secondary sources.
59 letters to the Duke from various correspondents, mostly soldiers, statesmen and colonial Governors. There are also 27 letters from the Duke to Sir Richard Airey. The letters cover action in the Crimea, the relief of Khartoum and General Gordon, Roberts' relief of Kandahar and a report on the coronation of the Czar by Lord Wolseley.
George Badger: Letters and papers concerning Muscat, Zanzibar, Aden, Persia and Egypt, and East Africa and the slave trade
A collection of papers compiled by or for George Badger relating to his work on various diplomatic missions in Oman (Muscat), Egypt and Zanzibar. Includes correspondence, both official and otherwise; official reports and memoranda, some from the Indian government; maps and plans.
Contemporary copies of letters from James Christie in Zanzibar, 1865-1873, including descriptions of slavery. There are inserted items, including newscuttings, engravings and photographs, and a loose copy of a letter from Christie to his brother, 10 June 1871. The newscuttings include an obituary of Christie, near the end of the volume, taken from The Lancet, 16 January 1892, from which Christie's biographical history is compiled.
Four volumes of newscuttings, three relating to Southern and East Africa and one to the Native Question in South Africa, and loose cuttings on related subjects. Many of the articles concern the activities of the colonial powers in Africa, notably Great Britain, Germany, Spain and France.
Davis had a life-long interest in the history of the West Indies and more specifically of Barbados, and this collection comprises a vast body of material gathered by him from archives in Britain, the Caribbean and Europe. He contributed many historical articles to newspapers and periodicals in British Guiana, Barbados and the United States. His intention to compose a comprehensive history of the West Indies was frustrated by ill health.
This collection is composed of archives relating to Glover’s government of Lagos and the Volta campaign during the Second Anglo-Asante War.
Includes correspondence of Stephen and papers relating to a life of Stephen written by Dr. Evelyn Christian Martin.
Sir Leopold George Heath: Letterbook, Abyssinian campaign [British expedition to the Ethiopian Empire]
A Ph.D. thesis for the University of London, 554 pages, with a map.
Loose papers and one newspaper from Patrick and his son James Colquhoun's correspondence files. RCMS 263/1-9 have a cover headed 'Nevis 1820' and RCMS 263/11-31 are in a similar cover '1832 West Indies'. Each has a note of contents, but these do not tally exactly with the items now present.
The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.