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Magazine articles, 1885 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 36/5/9

Scope and Contents

This file contains the texts of articles written by Bell, many derived from his diaries. They are listed below:

‘The adventures of Futki the white elephant’ (three copies)

‘The doom of Saint Pierre’

‘Housekeeping in West Africa’

‘The improvement of physique in Negroes’

‘In a Japanese railway carriage’

‘A motor cottage’

‘My fishy friends in Nassau’ (three copies)

‘My friends the cannibals’ (three copies)

‘My friends the cannibals of Elgon’

‘My Semliki elephant’

‘Nancy stories’

‘The poisoning of ants’ (two copies)

‘Some early days in Uganda’ (three copies)

‘Strange oaths in West Africa’

‘Traces of Egypt in West Africa’

‘Witches and vampires in Nassau’ (five copies)

‘With Mr. Winston Churchill in Uganda’ (two copies)

‘With Sir Roger Casement in West Africa’ (two copies)

'A world constabulary', 'The Spectator', 29 Dec. 1933, with associated press discussion.


  • Creation: 1885 - 1946


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1 file(s) (1 file) : paper

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Date information

DateText: The dates are approximate..

Finding aid date

2010-06-29 16:07:25+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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