Diary of Luke Norman in Central Africa
||Diary of Luke Norman in Central Africa
(former reference: MSS 51)
||Norman, Luke, Colonel, fl 1868-1870
|Extent and Medium
||1 envelope (60 pages); paper; Typewritten
||Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library
|Content and context|
In 1868 Luke Norman joined a party of four officers and two paid engineers on an ivory-hunting expedition to the rivers Zambezi and Shire led by Captain Henry Faulkner.
A copy by Mr R. Hobson of Norman's diary of his African expedition, the original of which is the property of Captain Dudley Norman, D.S.O. There are daily entries covering the greater part of 18 June 1868 - 17 February 1870. Events described in the diary include the deaths of several colleagues and a disagreement between Norman and Captain Faulkner.
Presented by R. Hobson, 11 January 1982.
Access and Use|
Please cite as Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library, Diary of Luke Norman in Central Africa, RCMS 225
The diary forms the basis of R. Hobson, 'A trip to Mozambique in 1868', in the 'Geographical journal'.
MSS Addenda, vol. III. Indexed
This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.
|Norman, Luke (fl 1868-1870) Colonel|
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