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Collection Level Description: Letters from Rowland and Clare Daniel (photocopies)

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.2015
Title: Letters from Rowland and Clare Daniel (photocopies)
Dates of Creation: 1898, 1906
Extent: 1 box
Name of Creator: Rowland Daniel

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Rowland Daniel travelled to Africa in the late 19th century to join the Bechuanaland Police Mounted Regiment. He later held the posts of Resident Magistrate in Serowe and Assistant Commissioner in Francistown.

Scope and Content

Letters from Rowland Daniel, to his mother and sisters, written on voyage to Cape Town, Africa, and on arrival in Mafeking to join the Bechuanaland Police Mounted Regiment (1898). Also, letters from Rowland Daniel (and some from his wife Clare) as Resident Magistrate in Serowe and Assistant Commissioner in Francistown (1906). Photocopies.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Oxford Colonial Archives Project.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

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

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Finding Aids

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

Listed as no. 1187 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Daniel | Rowland | fl 1898-1906 | Colonial Administrator

Daniel | Clare | fl 1898-1906 | wife of Rowland Daniel, Colonial Administrator

Colonial administrators

Mounted police | Africa


Great Britain | Colonies | Africa

Mafikeng (South Africa) | Description and travel

Serowe (Botswana) | Description and travel

Francistown (Botswana) | Description and travel

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23 January 2012