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Collection Level Description: Papers of John George Haggard

Reference: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 465
Title: Papers of John George Haggard
Dates of Creation: 1837-1917
Extent: 2 boxes

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

John George Haggard (1850-1908) served from 1883 to 1908 as British Vice-Consul in Lamu (Kenya) and also in the British consulates in Zanzibar, Madagascar, Brest (France), Trieste (Italy), Noumea (New Caledonia) and Malaga (Spain). He was married to Agnes Marion Barber.

Scope and Content

Administrative Information

Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/. Papers to be used for research purposes only.

Reproduction Restrictions

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

Existence of Copies

Microfilm copies of the papers (excepting letters from Agnes Marion Haggard, c.1886-1888, the diaries of Ella Doveton, 1837-1866, and letters from Maximilian Western in Rangoon, Burma, nd.) are held by the National Archives of Kenya and the National Museums of Kenya.

Further Information

Finding Aids

Listed as no. 584 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Related Units of Description

The naval papers of Lieutenant John George Haggard are held by the National Maritime Museum, Greenwich.

Access Points

Haggard | John George | 1850-1908 | diplomat

Haggard | 1854-1923 | Andrew Charles Parker | soldier

Haggard | Agnes Marion | fl 1885-1888 | nee Barber

Doveton | Ella Haggard | fl 1837-1866 | nee Doveton

Haggard | William Meybohm Rider | fl 1883 | lawyer and squire

Great Britain | Consulate

Great Britain. Army | Egypt | Military life

Egypt | Army

Sudan | History | 1821-

Kenya | History

Zanzibar | History

Madagascar | History

New Caledonia | History

Brest (France) | History

Trieste (Italy) | History

Málaga (Spain) | History


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27 June 2011