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Collection Level Description: Copy of an extract from the diary of R. Smith relating to the Zulu War

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.r.196
Title: Copy of an extract from the diary of R. Smith relating to the Zulu War
Dates of Creation: 1878-1879
Extent: 23 ff.
Name of Creator: R. Smith

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History


Scope and Content

Extract from the diary of R. Smith while serving in the 1st King's Dragoon Guards during the Zulu War, 1878-1879. Manuscript copy made by his daughter, Ida Ashby.

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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. 1214 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Smith | R | fl 1878-1879 | 1st King's Dragoon Guards

Ashby | Ida | fl 1878-1879

Zulu War, 1879 | Personal narratives

Zululand (South Africa) | History | To 1879

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31 January 2012