Collection on Mary Henrietta Kingsley

Collection on Mary Henrietta Kingsley

Dates: 1895-1933

Collection contains a holograph letter from Kingsley to her cousin Rose which tells of her experiences working with people in West Africa. Also includes a typescript copy and a letter by biographer Stephen Gwynn regarding Kingsley. Materials date from between 1895 and 1933.

  • Extent: 1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Gwynn, Stephen Lucius, 1864-1950. -- Kingsley, Mary Henrietta, 1862-1900
  • Call Number: MSS SC 673
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84602;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
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Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Mary Henrietta Kingsley letter must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 673; Collection on Mary Henrietta Kinglsey; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 673, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from David Magee in 1975.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; David Magee; 1975.
Subject Terms
Correspondence; Material Types; Nigeria; Nigeria--Civilization; Kingsley, Mary Henrietta, 1862-1900--Correspondence; Gwynn, Stephen Lucius, 1864-1950
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Appraisal Information
19th Century Mormon and Western Manuscripts.
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Finding Aid Title
Collection on Mary Henrietta Kingsley
Finding Aid Author
Cory Nimer
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2016-02-11 16:34:14 -0700.
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mary Henrietta Kingsley (1862-1900) was a British traveller and author.

Biographical History

Stephen Lucius Gwynn (1864-1950) was an Irish journalist, biographer, author, poet, and politician.

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Ryan Lee
Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts