The golden stool
||The golden stool
(former reference: MSS 448)
||Hall, Wynyard Montagu, 1870-1949, Major
|Extent and Medium
||2 volumes; paper; Typewritten
||Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library
|Content and context|
Major Wynyard Montagu Hall (1870-1949) was the author of 'The great drama of Kumasi' (1939), concerning the Ashanti War of 1900. He died on 24 December 1949.
A novel giving a version of the Ashanti Campaign of 1900, 512 pages. The work was left unfinished at the author's death, but was completed by his widow, Mrs Helen Victoria Montagu Hall. There are inserted illustrations, including some from 'The great drama of Kumasi', and photographs supplied by the Basel Mission, including one of Hall.
Presented by Mrs M.V. Montagu Hall, 1950.
Access and Use|
Please cite as Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library, The golden stool, RCMS 135
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 93. Indexed
This collection level description was created by RAS.
|Hall, Wynyard Montagu (1870-1949) Major|
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