Catalogue of the correspondence of Sir Stewart Gore-Browne and Dame Ethel Locke King

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Lucy McCann
2019



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Correspondence of Sir Stewart Gore-Browne and Dame Ethel Locke King

1911-1962

Abstract:
Copies of the correspondence between Sir Stewart Gore-Browne and Dame Ethel Locke King, with a small amount of political correspondence.

Extent: 2 Linear metres, 12 physical shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Afr. s. 2518/1-11

Biographical/Historical

Sir Stewart Gore-Browne (1883-1967) was a settler and politician in Northern Rhodesia, serving as a member of the Legislative Council from 1935 to 1951. He corresponded from childhood with his aunt, Dame Ethel Locke King (1864-1956), the motor-racing promoter and hospital patron. For further details on both see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

Copies of the correspondence between Sir Stewart Gore-Browne and Dame Ethel Locke King, with copies of a small quantity of Sir Stewart's political correspondence and some press cuttings.

Acquisition

The grandchildren of Sir Stewart Gore-Browne gave permission for the correspondence to be copied and made available for research at the Bodleian Library.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Afr. s. 2518/1].

Existence and Location of Originals

The original correspondence is held by the family.

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Gore-Browne | Stewart | Sir | 1883-1967 | settler and politician in Northern Rhodesia
King | Ethel Locke | Dame | 1864-1956 | motor-racing promoter and hospital patron

Place name(s) (NCA Rules)

Northern Rhodesia

Subject(s) (LCSH)

20th century

Descriptive List

Letters from Dame Ethel Locke King to Sir Stewart Gore-Browne
Date: Jul 1911-Mar 1912 and 1924-1925
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2518/1
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Letters from Dame Ethel Locke King to Sir Stewart Gore-Browne
Date: 1919-1930
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2518/2
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Letters from Dame Ethel Locke King to Sir Stewart Gore-Browne
Date: 1921-1932
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2518/3A
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Letters from Dame Ethel Locke King to Sir Stewart Gore-Browne
Date: 1930-1939
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2518/3B
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Correspondence between Dame Ethel Locke King and Sir Stewart Gore-Browne
Date: 1914, 1920-1921 and 1939-1949
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2518/4
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Scope and Content

Comprising

Letters from Sir Stewart Gore-Browne to Dame Ethel Locke King
Date: 1922-1924
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2518/5
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Letters from Sir Stewart Gore-Browne to Dame Ethel Locke King
Date: 1925-1926
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2518/6
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Letters from Sir Stewart Gore-Browne to Dame Ethel Locke King
Date: 1927-1930
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. 2518/7
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 books

Letters from Sir Stewart Gore-Browne to Dame Ethel Locke King
Date: 1931-1933
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2518/8
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Letters from Sir Stewart Gore-Browne to Dame Ethel Locke King
Date: 1934-1938
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2518/9
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Letters from Sir Stewart Gore-Browne to Dame Ethel Locke King
Date: 1939-1950
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2518/10
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Letters from Sir Stewart Gore-Browne to Dame Ethel Locke King, with some political correspondence and press cuttings
Date: 1940s-1950s and 1960-1962
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2518/11
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 1 box

Scope and Content

Comprising


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