The Life and Afterlife of David Livingstone: Kuruman Mission & the Moffat family

By Special Collections, SOAS Library|1st April 2014|Collections & Research|0 comments

The Life and Afterlife of David Livingstone: exploring missionary archives is running at the Brunei Gallery, SOAS, until May 2014. This blog series highlights some of the fascinating stories and archives selected for the exhibition from the collections at SOAS Library. This blog looks at the broader historical context at the time of Livingstone’s arrival in Southern Africa. With the British occupation in 1795, the Cape Colony emerged as an inviting mission

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