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Archive of Francis John Stephens Hopwood, Baron Southborough

Official and personal papers of Francis John Stephens Hopwood, Baron Southborough (1860-1947), civil servant.
Extents: 6.93 Linear metres (63 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1737-1945

Archive of Lionel George Curtis

Papers of Lionel George Curtis (1872-1955), colonial historian and public servant.
Extents: 18.48 Linear metres (168 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1677-1960

Archive of the Anti-Slavery Society

Papers of The Anti-Slavery Society, 1757-1982.
Extents: 118.47 Linear metres (2236 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1757-1982

Cape Colony Letters

Letters written from Cape Colony. Correspondents include Sir Henry Barkly, Robert Brooke, Sir William Eyre, George Macartney, Sir Rawson William Rawson and Sir Richard Southey. Also included are 81 letters from Robert White to his uncle, Robert Godlonton, both partners in the firm of Godlonton, White & Co., printers, publishers and stationers of Graham's Town.
Extents: 2 Volumes
Dates: 1795-1880

Correspondence of George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney, whilst Governor of the Cape of Good Hope

The correspondence consists of: Official letter-book of Macartney whilst Governor of the Cape of Good Hope, comprising his entire correspondence with people connected with the government at the Cape, 8 May 1797 to 20 November 1798 (reference: MSS.Afr.t.2) Original entry book of letters addressed to various Statesmen, Admirals, Generals, Governors, on affairs of state, 9 February 1797 to 2…
Extents: 4 Volumes
Dates: 1797-1798, 1801
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Journal by Cyril Punch

"A visit to the King of Benin": a journal by Punch, then a trader in West Africa, 1889 (manuscript and separate transcript); with extracts from the diary of Antera Duke, an Efik slave-trading Chief in Calabar, 1785-1788, and a report on the native law of Egbaland, 1906 (typescript).
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1913
Extents: 1 volume, 1 file
Dates: 1785-1788, 1889, 1906

Papers of Sir John Pope-Hennessy

Papers relating to Ireland and Parliament (1743-1875); subject files relating to Pope-Hennessy's career (1855-1938); correspondence (1866-1890); personal letters to Pope-Hennessy (1867-1890); papers relating to his colonial governorships in Labuan, West Africa, the Bahamas, Barbados, Hong Kong and Mauritius (1844-1908). The collection also contains papers (notes, correspondence, etc.) connected with the writing of Verandah: some episodes in the crown colonies,…
Extents: 11 boxes
Dates: 1743-1964

Papers of the Rhodes Family (Hildersham Hall collection)

Family letters and papers, 1758-1975 Family letters and papers, with miscellaneous papers relating to the Jameson Raid, 1870-1973 Wills and papers relating to family inheritances and descent, 1758-1975 Notebooks, diaries, family trees, photographs, etc., 1866-1906 Cecil John Rhodes's notebooks and commonplace book, with copies of letters written to…
Extents: 6 boxes, 2 volumes
Dates: 1758-1975

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20th century 6
Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Officials and employees 2
Governors -- Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Correspondence 2
Great Britain -- Colonies 2
South Africa 2
17th century 1
Abolitionists | Great Britain 1
Africa 1
Africa, Southern -- History 1
Africa, West -- Officials and employees 1
Antislavery movements -- Great Britain 1
Asia 1
Bahamas -- Officials and employees 1
Barbados -- Officials and employees 1
Benin (Nigeria) -- Kings and rulers 1
Canada 1
Civil service -- Great Britain 1
Colonial administrators -- Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Correspondence 1
Denmark 1
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Indexed names
Macartney | George | 1737-1806 | 1st Earl Macartney | diplomatist and colonial governor 2
Aborigines Protection Society (Great Britain) Aborigines Protection Society (Great Britain). 1
Anti-Slavery International 1
Anti-Slavery International for the Protection of Human Rights. 1
Anti-Slavery Society for the Protection of Human Rights 1
Anti-slavery Society (Great Britain) 1
Anti-slavery and Aborigines Protection Society (Great Britain). 1
Barkly | Henry | 1815-1898 | Sir | Knight Colonial Governor 1
British Empire League 1
British and Foreign Anti-slavery Society. 1
Brooke | Robert | d 1802 | Governor of St Helena 1
Curtis | Lionel George |1872-1955 | colonial historian 1
Duke | Antera | fl 1785-1788 | Efik slave-trading Chief in Calabar 1
Dundas | Henry | 1742-1811 | 1st Viscount Melville | statesman 1
Eyre | William | 1805-1859 | Sir | Knight Major General 1
Great Britain and Ireland | Admiralty 1
Great Britain and Ireland | Board of Trade. 1
Great Britain and Ireland | Colonial Office 1
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service 1
Hopwood | Francis John Stephens | 1860-1947 | 1st Baron Southborough | civil servant 1