Baden-Powell of Gilwell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, Baron, 1857-1941

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Lieutenant General Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, 1st Baron Baden-Powell, (b. Paddington, London, England, 22 February- d. 1857 January 1941, Nyeri, British Kenya), British Army officer, writer, founder and first Chief Scout of the world-wide Boy Scout Movement, and founder, with his sister Agnes, of the world-wide Girl Guide / Girl Scout Movement. Baden-Powell authored the first editions of the seminal work Scouting for Boys, which was an inspiration for the Scout Movement. From the description of Robert Baden-Powell collection, 1896-1973. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 70969909

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referencedIn New York City - New York - Welcome to General Baden-Powell (Speech File 368) of March 7, 1930 Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum
referencedIn South Wales Coalfield Personal Collections photographs, [c1900] - [c1972] Swansea University.
creatorOf Friedman, Norman H., 1900-1981,. Norman Friedman Boy Scouts collection. McGill University Library
referencedIn British war posters from the First World War, circa 1914-1918 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Papers of Richard Burdon Haldane, 1st Viscount Haldane of Cloan (1856-1928), 1890-1923 Edinburgh University Library
referencedIn Grenfell, Wilfred Thomason, Sir, 1865-1940. Wilfred Thomason Grenfell papers, 1855-1986 (inclusive), 1892-1940 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn W. Cameron (William Cameron) Forbes papers, 1900-1946. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Baden-Powell, R.S.S., 1857-1941 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
referencedIn Autograph File, B, ca.1500-1976. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936. [Colt-Kipling Collection miscellaneous letters]. Library of Congress
creatorOf Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider), 1856-1925. Correspondence of H. Rider Haggard, 1878-1925. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf Sir Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell manuscript material : 1 item, 1911 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Letters sent to Walter Hines Page from various correspondents, English period, 1876-1937. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946. Correspondence, 1870-1960, 1890-1946 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Girl Scouts of the United States of America. General files, [ca. 1902-1985] Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Wright, Howell, 1882-,. Howell Wright collection, 1868-1977 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Girl Scouts of the United States of America. Photograph collection, [ca. 1866-1986] Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Gordon family. Gordon family papers, 1810-1968. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Leslie, J. ALS, 1900 July 19 : Bulawayo [Zimbabwe] to "dear Granny." Haverford College Library
referencedIn Gordon family. Gordon family papers, 1802-1946. Georgia Historical Society
referencedIn J.M. Dent & Sons. J.M. Dent & Sons records, 1834-1986 (author files A-Be). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Beard, Daniel Carter, 1850-1941. Papers of Daniel Carter Beard, 1798-1941. Library of Congress
creatorOf Baden-Powell of Gilwell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, Baron, 1857-1941. Sir Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell manuscript material : 1 item, 1911 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Grenfell, Wilfred Thomason, 1865-1940. Wilfred Thomason Grenfell papers, 1855-1986 (inclusive), 1892-1940 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Robert Baden Powell collection, 1936 Scott Polar Research Institute
referencedIn Daniel Carter Beard Papers, 1798-1941, (bulk 1931-1935) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Baden-Powell of Gilwell, Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden-Powell, Baron, 1857-1941. Robert Baden-Powell collection, 1896-1973. Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center
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associatedWith Beard, Daniel Carter, 1850-1941. person
correspondedWith Forbes, W. Cameron (William Cameron), 1870-1959 person
associatedWith Girl Scouts of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Gordon family. family
associatedWith Gordon family. family
associatedWith Great Britain. Army corporateBody
associatedWith Grenfell, Wilfred Thomason, Sir, 1865-1940. person
associatedWith Haggard, H. Rider (Henry Rider), 1856-1925. person
associatedWith J.M. Dent & Sons. corporateBody
correspondedWith Kipling, Rudyard, 1865-1936. person
associatedWith Leslie, J. person
associatedWith Page, Walter Hines, 1855-1918 person
associatedWith Robert Stephenson Smyth Baden Powell person
associatedWith Seton, Ernest Thompson, 1860-1946. person
associatedWith Wakefield, Charles Cheers Wakefield, 1859-1941, person
associatedWith Wright, Howell, 1882-, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Nyeri 44 KE
Subject
Boys--Societies and clubs
Scouts and scouting
English literature--20th century
Boy Scouts
Occupation
Artists
Authors, English
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Birth 1857-02-22

Death 1941-01-08

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