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A West African record: The Gambia and Nigeria, 1920-1931, 2000

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 317/1a

Scope and Contents

A collection of around 230 labelled photographs and maps relating to A.G.E. Sly's eleven years in the Colonial Service, compiled by J.M.A. Sly from his father's photograph album. Each section begins with the relevent year from the Colonial Office List for the Gambia, 1920-1931, and includes memories and references to Sly's colleagues. The postscript includes a biography of Sly and an obituary of his wife Doris. These are followed by indexes of people and places. There is a foreword by A.G.E. Sly explaining the background to the document.


  • Creation: 2000


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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1 volume(s) (1 volume (179 pages)) : paper/photograph

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Copies

The contents of the volume are stored on a computer disk, RCMS 317/1b.



Finding aid date

2004-02-19 12:54:47+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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