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Congo Mission letter book, 1909-12-07 - 1912-11-12

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 124/5/8

Scope and Contents

Copies of letters (circa 100 leaves) written by Christy while conducting research into zoology and rubber cultivation in the Congo for the Belgian Government. An alphabetical index of recipients is included.


  • Creation: 1909-12-07 - 1912-11-12


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1 volume(s) (1 volume) : paper

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Binding badly damaged and some loose leaves.



Date information

DateText: Only two letters are from Dec. 1909. The rest cover the period from Aug. to Nov. 1912..


Christy, Cuthbert, 1863-1932, explorer and zoologist

Finding aid date

2008-02-27 12:16:04+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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