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Diary, 1928-01-01 - 1928-12-31

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/2/7

Scope and Contents

Prominent subjects include Bell’s social life, interests and personal affairs; the purchase of a plot of land at Cannes and the construction of a villa; the completion of his book ‘Foreign Colonial Administration in the Far East’; the writing of his memoirs; attendance at the Union Coloniale Française on behalf of the government; the publication of letters in the press concerning the treatment of captive orang-utans and the education of Africans; and European travels (circa 80 sheets).


  • 1928-01-01 - 1928-12-31

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1 file(s) (1 file) : paper

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Finding aid date

2010-04-30 11:45:11+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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