Correspondence of Sir Stewart Gore-Browne and Dame Ethel Locke King
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.
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Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Afr. s. 2518/1].
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MSS. Afr. s. 2518/1-11
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 15872
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.
- Catalogue of the correspondence of Sir Stewart Gore-Browne and Dame Ethel Locke King
- Finding aid prepared by Lucy McCann
- Language of description