Article concerning diary of Mrs. Bousfield
Typescript copy or draft of an article by Eve Palmer, Journey to Pretoria in 1878: Diary of Mrs. Bousfield, wife of the City's first bishop.
- Creation: c1975
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Afr. s. 2268].
MSS. Afr. s. 2268
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 858
Biographical / Historical
Mrs. Bousfield was wife of Henry Brougham Bousfield, first Bishop of Pretoria. Henry Bousfield (1832-1902) graduated M.A. at Caius College, Cambridge, held the living at Foxcott, near Andover, and the position of Rural Dean, 1872-1878. In 1878 he sailed to Cape Colony, where he established the Anglican See of Pretoria.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The letter was purchased from Argyll Etkin Ltd. on 19th August 1999.
- Article concerning diary of Mrs. Bousfield
- Paul Davidson
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