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Colquhoun, Archibald Ross (1848–1914), explorer, colonial administrator, and author

Donal Lowry

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/45519

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Colquhoun, Archibald Ross (1848–1914), explorer, colonial administrator, and author, was born at sea off the Cape of Good Hope in March 1848, the fifth of six children of Dr Archibald Colquhoun (c.1804–1890) of Edinburgh, an employee of the East India Company...

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Subjects: World History ; Maps and Map-making ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism ; History of the Americas ; Asian History ; African History

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