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Diary, 1906-01-22 - 1909-03

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/3

Scope and Contents

The diary records Bell's years as Commissioner (later Governor) of Uganda, notable for his efforts to combat a sleeping sickness epidemic, develop cotton cultivation among other economic initiatives, and to improve the protectorate's transportation network. Bell describes his official duties and colleagues, Uganda’s peoples and landscape, and his social life and personal affairs. The diary contains one photograph (circa 150 sheets).


  • 1906-01-22 - 1909-03

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1 volume(s) (1 volume) : paper

Language of Materials




Finding aid date

2010-03-25 17:07:05+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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