Princess Margaret in East Africa, 1956, 1956
Scope and Contents
Ten pieces of typescript correspondence between the R.C.S. and its members in East Africa asking the latter for reports on the visit of Princess Margaret. There is also an edition of 'The month in Tanganyika', 30 October 1956 (7 pages), describing events in that country, and two photographs of Tanganyika and eight photographs of Mauritius relating to the visit.
- Royal Commonwealth Society (Organization)
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Biographical / Historical
Princess Margaret (1930-2002) visited East Africa in 1956.
1 folder(s) (1 folder) : paper/photograph
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. 102.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received by the R.C.S., 1956.
This collection level description was created by RAS using information from Donald Simpson's R.C.S. catalogue.
Royal Commonwealth Society
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