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Great Britain -- Colonies -- 19th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

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British Empire Handkerchief

Linen handkerchief depicting representatives of the Army and Navy throughout the British Empire, with a banner in honour of Victoria "Queen of a World-wide Empire" and verses entitled The Old Brigade and The Red White and Blue. At the top it says "Presented by F.W. Wilson, M.P.". The handkerchief is undated but was possibly produced for the Diamond Jubilee in 1897.
Shelfmark: MSS.Brit.Emp.r.29
Extents: 1 item
Dates: [1897?]
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Correspondence of Sir Reginald L. Antrobus relating to Dinuzulu

Correspondence between Reginald L. Antrobus, E. Fairfield, Sir Charles Mitchell and Lord Knutsford relating to Dinuzulu and his exile on St. Helena. Also includes 3 letters from Dinuzulu to Antrobus (some in Zulu).
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.223
Extents: 1 file
Dates: 1890-1897
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Letter book of Sir Henry Ernest G. Bulwer

Letter book of Sir Henry Ernest G. Bulwer as Governor of Natal (1882-1885) and schedule of despatches from Bulwer to the Secretary of State (1882, 1883 and 1884).
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.5
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 1882-1885
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Letter book of Sir Peregrine Maitland

Letter book of Sir Peregrine Maitland as Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Cape Colony. Contains copies of 31 letters to and from Maitland, including correspondence with representatives of churches in Cape Town (1847).
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.r.2
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: May 1846-December 1848

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