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Overview of the Peter van Wyk collection
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Photocopies of correspondence and writings, and printed matter, relating to Frederick Russell Burnham, American explorer and British army chief of scouts in the Matabele and Boer Wars. Used as research material for the book by Peter van Wyk, Burnham: King of Scouts, Baden-Powell's Secret Mentor (Victoria, B.C., 2003). Includes notes for and drafts of the book.
11 manuscript boxes (4.4 linear feet)
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Collection is open for research.