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Elizabeth Finklea Florey Research Collection on Richard Henry Stone

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-4098

Scope and Contents

The collection contains Elizabeth Finklea Florey's research papers (photocopies) on Richard Henry Stone, author of In Afric's Forest and Jungle. Stone published his work in 1899, and in 2001, Florey published a revised edition.

Dates

  • 1858-2001

Creator

Biographical / Historical

R. H. (Richard Henry) Stone, born on July 17, 1837, was a Southern Baptist missionary to the Yoruban people in Nigeria, Africa, from 1858-1863. He married Susan James Broaddus on October 21, 1858. The couple had seven children: Lizzie, Lucy, Richard, James, Mary, Ellen, and John. During the Civil War Stone was an unattached chaplain in the Confederate Army drawing his pay and rations from General Gordon's headquarters. He wrote In Afric's Forest and Jungle: or Six years among the Yorubans in 1899. He died on October 3, 1915.

Extent

0.2 Linear Feet (photocopies)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Research papers on Richard Henry Stone, author of In Afric's Forest and Jungle

Provenance

gift of Elizabeth F. Florey, 2001

General

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Processed by

Martha Bace, 2015
Title
Guide to the Elizabeth Finklea Florey Research Collection on Richard Henry Stone
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
March 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

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