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Letters, 1906-05-01 - 1906-12-24

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/4/1

Scope and Contents

Prominent subjects include the extent of Bell's powers as Commissioner of Uganda; descriptions of officials, visitors, and African leaders; Bell's social life, recreation and health; attempts to encourage the development of the railways and water transportation; the cultivation of cotton and rubber; accounts of the sleeping sickness epidemic; and descriptions of Entebbe, Kampala and other places he visited (60 sheets).


  • 1906-05-01 - 1906-12-24

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1 file(s) (1 file) : paper

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Finding aid date

2010-04-01 12:05:17+00:00

Includes index.

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