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Kingsley, Mary Henrietta, 1862-1900



  • Existence: 1862-10-13 - 1900-06-03

Biographical / Historical

Mary Henrietta Kingsley (1862-1900) was an English ethnologist, explorer, author, and scholar; daughter of Charles Kingsley.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Henrietta Kingsley papers

Call Number: MS 1485
Overview: The papers consist of letters written by Mary Kingsley to English merchant John Holt and his wife. Among the topics discussed are British government policy in West Africa, treatment of Africans, the behavior of missionaries, the interests of the trading community, and public opinion in England. The letters were written during the period between Kingsley's return from her West African travels and before going to South Africa during the Boer War.
Dates: 1897-1900

Letters : London, to Mrs. Bompas, Hyde Park, 1898-99

 Part of Collection — Box: 62, Folder: GROUP 2393, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Six ALS with envelopes.
Dates: 1898-99