Diary, transcribed by Francis Jenkinson, with letters, newscuttings and notes: a journal in the Gold Coast, 1 May 1897 - 10 March 1898, with transcripts of Charles Jenkinson's letters from Africa (3 letters, 1897); a journal of Francis Jenkinson's tour to the south of France, 14 December 1897 - 7 January 1898; and newscuttings (mostly on West Africa), notes, and letters, from Charles Jenkinson to Mrs. Arthur Tower (1897) and - Holland (1898) (copies); Charles Jenkinson to 'Mig' (1898); and C. Armitage (Government House, Accra) to Francis Jenkinson (1899).
Charles Jenkinson: Transcript of his Diary
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- ReferenceGB 12 MS.Add.8983
- Dates of Creation1897-1899
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- Physical Description2 volumes, 1 envelope
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Administrative / Biographical History
Charles Jenkinson, 1858-1907, brother of Francis John Henry Jenkinson, 1853-1923 (Cambridge University Librarian, 1890-1923).
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Transferred from the Rare Books Department, class Res.
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
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