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Commissioner of sleeping sickness [Col. D. Bruce] and Dr. Marshall on Tero Forest Canal inspecting for fly, May 1909, 1909-05

 Item
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045C/112

Scope and Contents

78 x 104 mm. A view looking along the canal towards the dug-out in which Colonel (later Major General Sir David Bruce and Doctor C. Marshall are seated. Bruce was sent out in charge of the Royal Society Commission into sleeping sickness in Uganda in 1903 and 1908-1910 and made important discoveries about the disease.

Dates

  • 1909-05

Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

Photographer unknown

Language of Materials

English

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair condition.

Related Materials

For further details refer to the Hesketh Bell Collection, Y3011D/22 - Y3011D/25.

General

GD.

Originator(s)

Unknown

Finding aid date

2002-11-05 14:16:03+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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