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Kirk, Sir John, (1832-1922), Knight, naturalist and political agent

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Surname: Kirk
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: John
Gender: Male
Date: 1832-1922
Title: Knight
History: Naturalist and political agent
Biography: ODNB link for Kirk, Sir John (1832-1922) Knight Naturalist and Administrator
References: DNB; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P276178 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P136587 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir John Kirk
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
1859-1883: Zambesi Expedition
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Library and Archives
1842-1920: corresp and papers
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
1867-1903: letters (19) received
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
1867-79: letters to JA Grant
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
1889-1904: corresp with FD Lugard
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 8555 Lugard
1879: corresp with Sir Alfred Lyall
British Library: Asian and African Studies
NRA 27530
1873-93: letters to Sir William Mackinnon
London University: School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
NRA 10515 Mackinnon
1864-1913: corresp with Royal Geographical Society
Royal Geographical Society
See RGS archives, pp101,103,116,119-20
1858-1871: corresp with David Livingstone, incl sketches and maps
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections