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Correspondence of Sir Stewart Gore-Browne and Dame Ethel Locke King

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Copies of the correspondence between Sir Stewart Gore-Browne and Dame Ethel Locke King, with copies of a small quantity of Sir Stewart's political correspondence and some press cuttings.

Dates

  • 1911-1962

Extent

2.0 Linear metres (12 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Afr. s. 2518/1].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Afr. s. 2518/1-11

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15872

Overview

Copies of the correspondence between Sir Stewart Gore-Browne and Dame Ethel Locke King, with a small amount of political correspondence.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Stewart Gore-Browne (1883-1967) was a settler and politician in Northern Rhodesia, serving as a member of the Legislative Council from 1935 to 1951. He corresponded from childhood with his aunt, Dame Ethel Locke King (1864-1956), the motor-racing promoter and hospital patron. For further details on both see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The grandchildren of Sir Stewart Gore-Browne gave permission for the correspondence to be copied and made available for research at the Bodleian Library.

Existence and Location of Originals

The original correspondence is held by the family.
Title
Catalogue of the correspondence of Sir Stewart Gore-Browne and Dame Ethel Locke King
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Lucy McCann
Date
2019
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom