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“Burton at Damascus”
GB GB 891 RB-RB/3-RB/3/5 · Subseries · May 1891
Part of Papers of Richard Francis Burton

“Burton at Damascus” by Salih, Bookman, May 1891. “Salih” was the pen-name of the Reverend William Wright, author of An Account of Palmyra and Zenobia.

WrightWiliam . ( 1837–1899missionary and author
“Lady Burton”
GB GB 891 RB-RB/3-RB/3/12 · File · May 1896
Part of Papers of Richard Francis Burton

“Lady Burton” by Raymond Blathwayt, Bookman, May 1896. An interview conducted some months before her death and published just after it. Illustrated with portraits of Burton and Lady Burton, and a picture of Burton’s mausoleum.

Burton Isabel 1831-1896
GB GB 891 RB-RB/3-RB/3/3 · File · 8 November 1890
Part of Papers of Richard Francis Burton

“Mr Smalley on Captain Burton”. Extract from The Critic, 8 November 1890. The author is apparently George Washburn Smalley (1833-1916) at this date London correspondent of The New York Tribune. It is not clear whether the item was written for The Critic or reprinted from the Tribune.

Richard Francis Burton
GB GB 891 RAS OC2-RAS OC2/6 · File · 1962 - 1963
Part of Association of British Orientalists

Information concerning the 12th Conference of British Orientalists and the Association of British Orientalists. These are:

  • "Association of British Orientalists: The Nature and Aims of the ABO".
  • Letter from T.F. Mitchell, Secretary of Association of British Orientalists, to members or prospective members to enclose an account of the nature and aims of the Society and a report from the recent conference, dated 31 October 1962.
  • "12th Conference of British Orientalists". Report from the conference held from 3-6 September in Durham. Standing order form for membership fees to be paid on 1st March 1963 and annually thereafter.
Association of British Orientalists
GB GB 891 RAS ALL1-RAS ALL1/2 · Series · 1933 - 1934
Part of Asiatic Society

In 1934 the Asiatic Society of Bengal celebrated the 150th Anniversary of its Foundation. The material connected to this celebration is:

Asiatic Society of Bengal 150th Anniversary of Foundation, Monday 15th January 1934, Programme". Printed card giving details of the programme for the celebration.

Letter from the President and Council of the Asiatic Society of Bengal to the Royal Asiatic Society to invite them to participate in the 150th Anniversary celebration. Printed with handwritten inserts, undated.

Letter from Colonel Hoysted, Secretary, Royal Asiatic Society, to Professor A.H. Harley and Babu Ganapati Sircar to ask if they would be willing to represent the Royal Asiatic Society at the 150th anniversary celebrations of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Typed with handwritten annotations, dated 10 November 1933.

Letter from G.A. Stewart, Assistant Secretary, Royal Society of Edinburgh, to the Assistant Secretary, Royal Asiatic Society, to state that they had been invited to send a delegate to the 150th Anniversary celebrations of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, and to ask the Royal Asiatic Society the form of congratulatory addresses. Typed, dated 10 November 1933.

Letter from Colonel Hoysted, Secretary, Royal Asiatic Society, to the Assistant Secretary, Royal Society of Edinburgh, to inform that the Society had decided to ask two Oriental scholars to represent the Society. Typed, dated 16 November 1933.

Letter from Babu Ganapati Sircar to Colonel Hoysted, Secretary, Royal Asiatic Society, to state that he hopes to be able to represent the Society at the 150th Anniversary celebrations. Handwritten, dated 5 December 1933.

Letter from Professor A.H. Harley to Colonel Hoysted, Secretary, Royal Asiatic Society, to inform that he will be happy to represent the Royal Asiatic Society. Handwritten, dated 7 December 1933.

Letter from Colonel Hoysted, Secretary, Royal Asiatic Society, to Professor A.H. Harley to inform him of the Council's gratification that he can represent the Society and to enclose the Presentation Form. Typed dated 28 December 1933.

Letter from Colonel Hoysted, Secretary, Royal Asiatic Society, to Babu Ganapati Sircar to inform him of the Council's gratification that he can represent the Society and to enclose the Presentation Form. Typed dated 28 December 1933.

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