Author:Frederick Russell Burnham

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Frederick Russell Burnham

British soldier, adventurer, writer and father of the international Scouting movement

Frederick Russell Burnham


  • How Wilson And His Men Perished - Stefanns Jacobus Du Toit interviews Burnham on the Shangani Patrol incident (Zimbabwe, October 2, 1894)
  • Shangani Patrol - An eye-witness account of the tragic events of December 3-4, 1893 (1895)
  • The Story of the Wilson Patrol - Westminster Gazette interviews Burnham about the 'Shangani Patrol' incident. Tuapeka Times (Newspaper, New Zealand), Volume XXVII, Issue 4186, page 6, 13 March 1895.
  • Northern Rhodesia - An article describing that part of Northern Rhodesia directly north of the Victoria Falls, now known as Zambia. From the book: Bulawayo Up-to-date; Being a General Sketch of Rhodesia. by Walter H. Wills, junr J Hall, Joyce Garraway. Published by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., pp. 177-180(1899)
  • Burnham interview about Baden-Powell. Manchester Guardian, (May 19, 1900).
  • Modern Warfare. Detroit Free Press, (January 6, 1901).
  • Transplanting African Animals. The Independent, (February 10, 1910).
  • Statement of Major Frederick Russell Burnham. Given before the United States Congress, House Committee on Agriculture, on the Importation of Wild and Domestic Animals to solve the perceived upcoming meat shortages in the United States (1910).
  • Boyish Laughter Echoes Zulus' Fatal War Cry: F.R. Burnham, Famous Chief of Scouts in Boer War, Recounts Thrilling Bravery of "Little Dillon," the Irish Youth Who Cheered His Doomed Comrades by Reading Fairy Tales and Singing Familiar Airs While All Awaited the Hail of Deadly Assegais. The Washington Post, p. 39 (November 5, 1911).
  • Half Jack-Rabbit, Half Wolf, Boys Life, p. 9 (March 1928)
  • Conservation. Natural History, 31, no. 6, p.672 (November-December 1931)
  • Dedication of Mount Baden-Powell (1931)
  • Hearings Before the Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds, House of Representatives, Seventy-Third Congress, Second Session, United States Congress. House. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds, Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds, Published by United States Govt. Prtg. Off., Item notes: v. 1-19 (1934)
  • Hearings before the United States Congress. House. Committee on Public Buildings and Grounds, pp.20 (1935)
  • Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the United States Congress, Published by Govt. Print. Off., pp. 9470 (1936)
  • The first that shall never die, Boys Life, p. 7 (November 1945)

Works about Burnham


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1929.

This author died in 1947, so works by this author are in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 76 years or less. These works may be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.

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