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Burton, Richard Francis, Sir, 1821-1890.
Inclusive Dates:
1855 1856 1857 1858 1859 1860 1861 1862 1863 1864 1865 1866 1867 1868 1869 1870 1871 1872 1873 1874 1875 1876 1877 1878 1879 1880 1881 1882 1883 1884 1885 1886 1887 1888 1889 1890 1891, 
Abstract:
British explorer of India and Africa, world traveler, orientalist, author, linguist, translator of The Arabian nights. Collection includes correspondence (1855-1891); contracts with publishers; and essays by Burton. Correspondence includes letters from Lady Burton (Isabel Arundell), including some to Algernon Charles Swinburne, and letters by Burton regarding Africa and the Orient.
Type of Material:
Clippings (information artifacts)
Contracts.
Correspondence.
Essays.
Manuscripts for publication.
Subject:
Africa -- Discovery and exploration.
Authors.
Explorers.
Translators.
Literature -- British
Authors and publishers -- Contracts and specifications.
Explorers.
Translators.