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Collection Level Description: Article concerning diary of Mrs. Bousfield

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. s. 2268
Title: Article concerning diary of Mrs. Bousfield
Dates of Creation: c1975
Extent: 14 ff.
Name of Creator: Eve Palmer

Language of Material: eng



Administrative/Biographical History

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.

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letter was purchased from Argyll Etkin Ltd. on 19th August 1999.

Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

Further Information

Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Related Units of Description

Lambeth Palace Library holds Henry Bousfield correspondence mainly concerning the Transvaal mission, 1876-1882. The William Cullen Library, Church of the Province of South Africa Central Record Library holds 50 volumes of related papers.

Access Points

Bousfield | Henry Brougham | 1832-1902 | Bishop of Pretoria

Bousfield | Mrs. | Wife of Henry Brougham Bousfield, Bishop of Pretoria

South Africa | Description and travel


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