Papers of A.J. Siggins
||Papers of A.J. Siggins
(former reference: MSS 11)
||Siggins, Arthur James, 1880-1970
||circa 1929-circa 1931
|Extent and Medium
||1 envelope; paper; Mixed
||Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library
|Content and context|
Arthur James Siggins was born in Wellington, New Zealand, the son of an importer. He left home as a stowaway at the age of thirteen, and later served in South Africa during the Boer War. He travelled widely in Africa and served in the Rhodesian Police. His experiences as a hunter, and assisting with the wildlife which appeared in the film 'The Four Feathers', were reflected in 'Shooting With Rifle and Camera' (1931).
Typescripts and pamphlets on British Empire organisations and the Commonwealth, short stories, a memoir and correspondence.
The provenance of the collection is unknown.
Access and Use|
Please cite as Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library, Papers of A.J. Siggins, RCMS 19
This collection level description was created by RAS and MJC.
|Siggins, Arthur James (1880-1970)|
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