Letters and other materials relating to Rosamond Dale Owen's life and work in Palestine

Scope and Content

Includes: (1) Typescript drafts of reviews of her book My perilous life in Palestine and the text of her article "The Arab in Palestine"; (2) Her pamphlets entitled Palestine rediviva and A defence of Arthur James Balfour. The latter bears her married name signature on the outside front cover

Administrative / Biographical History

Rosamond Dale Owen's married name was Mrs Laurence Oliphant. She lived in Palestine for over 40 years and became the owner of the site in Megiddo of King Solomon's stables, which she excavated

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In English

Other Finding Aids

The letters are listed in the Letters database http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/letters/letintro.htm

Geographical Names