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Reminiscences of the Asian community in the West Nile District, 1987 - 1988

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/40

Scope and Contents

Memoirs and correspondence, photocopied in 1987 or 1988, representing the reminiscences of members of the Asian community of the West Nile District of Uganda.


  • Creation: 1987 - 1988

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Biographical / Historical

In the late 1980s P.N. Lane collected reminiscences from his friend Vasirali S. Kaba and Kaba's friends describing their lives in the West Nile District of Uganda. The Asian community in Uganda was expelled by General Idi Amin in 1972.


1 folder(s) (1 folder) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

MSS 45c99

Other Finding Aids

MSS Addenda, vol. II.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by P.N. Lane, 1987 and 1988.


This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.


Lane, Peter N, fl 1987-1988

Finding aid date

2003-10-07 15:51:16+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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