Syracuse University - Special Collections Research Center and University Archives
Letters of the British explorer and travel writer
New York Public Library
Depictions of two group dances performed in outdoor settings. In the Latooka funeral dance, men in plumed helmets and animal skins, bearing spears, dance to the accompaniment of a drummer. Women dance in the middle distance, with the huts of a village visible beyond them. The Obbo war dance appears to be performed by men only, armed with spears and shields. The four men in the foreground wear plumed headdresses, and their bodies are painted with stripes
Morgan Library and Museum - Pierpont Morgan Library
Accepting his invitation for Saturday, February 1st
Smithsonian Libraries
Baker lists his eight books that had been published by Longmans and MacMillans, with their dates of publication
Smithsonian Libraries
Discusses tribal operation on female genitalia to ensure chastity
Smithsonian Libraries
Invites Craik to visit and mentions his intended return to India on 20 October
Harvard University - Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology
Correspondence from British explorer and naturalist Sir Samuel Baker White (1821-1893) to a friend, Mrs. Daly, regarding visits to mutual friends and personal reminiscences, dated December 2, 1867
Smithsonian Libraries
Informs him that he has been asked to dine with the Khedive ("my old master") by the Lord Mayor and hoping that Murray will be there
Smithsonian Libraries
Outlines plans for a new work to be entitled "The pirates of the Indian seas.".
Morgan Library and Museum - Pierpont Morgan Library
Offering sympathy on the death of the duke's wife; giving an account of his accomplishments as governor-general of the Equatorial Nile as he prepares to return to England: "After many difficulties my work is accomplished -- the slave trade of the White Nile is suppressed -- and the country is annexed, including Unyoro -- ; thus Egypt extends to the equator"; recounting battles in Unyoro (now known as Bunyoro): "I was thus 318 miles from headquarters (Ismailia) -- and had to fight the whole organized forces of Unyoro -- with a mere handful of troops -- and immediately after -- to fight the slavers -- However, the Snider rifles carried all before them"; sending news of his wife, Lady Florence Baker