Elizabeth Finklea Florey Research Collection on Richard Henry Stone
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.
- Florey, E. Finklea (Elizabeth Finklea) (Collector, Person)
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.
0.2 Linear Feet (photocopies)
Language of Materials
Research papers on Richard Henry Stone, author of In Afric's Forest and Jungle
gift of Elizabeth F. Florey, 2001
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Martha Bace, 2015
- Guide to the Elizabeth Finklea Florey Research Collection on Richard Henry Stone
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- March 2015
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