MS Thr 439
Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936, compiler. Rudyard Kipling scrapbook, 1899-1900: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Call No.: MS Thr 439
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936, compiler.
Title: Rudyard Kipling scrapbook,
Quantity: 1 collection (1 volume (.2 linear feet)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Photographs and documents concerning the English author Rudyard Kipling.
2003MT-140. Gift of Frederick R. Koch, (A.B. 1955), 825 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10021; received: 1984 July 17.
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open
Rudyard Kipling Scrapbook, 1899-1900 (MS Thr 439). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton
Library, Harvard University.
Kipling was an English writer, born in India.
Contains photographs, documents, and 26 issues of The friend, published in Bloemfontein, South Africa, which was edited by the war correspondents
with Lord Roberts' force during the Boer War. Kipling contributed poems and war reports
to the paper.
- 11 original photographs of officers and troops, with MS. annotations, including one marked "The actual surrender. Patterson on horseback. Cowen in attendance."
- Printed plan of the Modder River Battle, Nov. 28, 1899.
- MS. draft and typescript of "The History of the Friend," signed with initials "A.B.P." [Patterson?].
- A.MS. pass permitting Rudyard Kipling to travel through South Africa and to visit Army hospitals, signed by Lord Roberts, H.Q., Capetown, 6 Feb 1900.
- Letter signed by a major, requesting rail passage for Rudyard Kipling. 19 Mar 1900.
(en route to Lord Robert's Headquarters.)
- 26 issues of The Friend, 13 Mar 1900 - 12 Apr 1900. Many of the issues contain contributions by Kipling.
Date: 13 Mar 1900 - 12 Apr 1900.