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Macfie, John William Scott, 1879 - 1948 (doctor)

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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J.W.S. Macfie Ethiopian collection 1935-36

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304296A
Scope and Contents Collection of loose prints and duplicates, by various photographers, and three associated volumes.At the age of 56 John Macfie volunteered to join the British Ambulance Service in Ethiopia (B.A.S.E.), which was being organised by Dr John Melly, who had paid two visits to Ethiopia before the Italian invasion with the aim of establishing a hospital there. Macfie was appointed second in command to Melly.The B.A.S.E. arrived at Berbera, British Somaliland, at the beginning of...
Dates: 1935 - 1936
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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J.W.S. Macfie West African collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043C
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs measuring 136 x 78 mm (unless otherwise stated), and meticulously captioned on the reverse by Macfie. Prints in a portrait format are denoted by '(pt.)' after the caption.The collection consists of photographs taken on tours in Northern and Southern Nigeria and the Gold Coast, material from each tour being bound into separate small leather albums (with the exception of tours VI-VIII, bound in one volume). Also included in the volumes are postcards which...
Dates: 1910 - 1922
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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