Letters from Annie Barnett

Scope and Content

Annie Barnett's letters home, in diary form, from Natal and Cape Colony, as wife of Percy Arthur Barnett, 1902-1904, with photographs inserted.

Administrative / Biographical History

Annie Barnett (nee Beeching) was the wife of Percy Arthur Barnett (1858-1941). Between 1902 and 1904, Percy Arthur Barnett was Superintendent of Education in Natal and a member of the Civil Service Board of Natal and the Council of the [University of Cape Colony].

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Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

Administrative/Biographical History compiled with reference to Who Was Who .

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as no. 1193 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

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