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245 00 Africa through Western eyes|h[microform].|nPart 4,|pPapers
of Sir John Kirk (1832-1922) from the National Library of
260 Marlborough :|bAdam Matthew,|c.
300 10 microfilm reels.
500 Based on the rich holdings of the National Library of
Scotland, this collection is devoted to the papers of Sir
John Kirk (1832-1922), explorer, naturalist, diplomat and
founder of the East African rubber trade. It offers rich
sources for Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Tanzania
and Zanzibar. It includes some letters of his wife, Lady
Helen Kirk and his surviving expedition notes and
photographs as David Livingstone's chief assistant on the
Second Zambesi Expedition, 1858-1863. Also included are
photographic records and research that formed the basis of
his Flora of Tropical Africa (1868-1917). Other letters,
notes and photographs in the Kirk collection document his
twenty years as British Consul in Zanzibar, his
relationship with the Sultan, his work in abolishing the
Slave Trade there and his negotiations with the Germans
regarding the formation of German East Africa (now
600 10 Kirk, John,|cSir,|d1832-1922.
600 10 Livingstone, David,|d1813-1873.
650 0 Missionaries|zAfrica|xHistory|vSources.
650 0 Slave-trade|zAfrica, East|vSources.
651 0 Africa, Central|xDiscovery and exploration|vSources.
651 0 Africa|xHistory|vSources.
651 0 Africa|xSocial life and customs|vSources.
700 1 Kirk, John,|cSir,|d1832-1922.
710 2 National Library of Scotland.
710 2 Adam Matthew Publications.
856 42 |uhttp://www.adam-matthew-publications.co.uk/
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