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Visit to Russia and Central Asia, 1960

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 22/18

Scope and Contents

Notes on a visit to Russia (7 pages) and Central Asia (5 pages).


  • Creation: 1960


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Biographical / Historical

Charles Edward Jewel Whitting (1900-1973) was the author of 'Hausa and Fulani proverbs' (Lagos, 1940). Mr and Mrs Whitting attended the 25th International Congress of Orientalists in Moscow and visited Soviet Central Asia during August 1960.


1 folder(s) (1 folder (12 pages)) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference


Other Finding Aids

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), pp. 52.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by C.E.J. Whitting, 1960.

Related Materials

The R.C.S. Manuscripts Collection includes material on Sir Richard Burton compiled by C.E.J. Whitting, RCMS 22/37.


This collection level description was created by RAS using information from Donald Simpson's R.C.S. catalogue.


Whitting, Charles Edward Jewel, 1900-1973

Finding aid date

2003-12-17 14:53:14+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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