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[Taking meteorological readings, Takalafiya, c.1940], 1940

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011U/53

Scope and Contents

The typewritten caption on the reverse reads 'Meanwhile, there must be constant research at the headquarters of the Sleeping Sickness Service at Takalafiya. A local official is seen taking the daily temperature and rainfall records for checking fly distribution and tsetse movement'.


  • Creation: 1940

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Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition, some spotting.

Former / Other Reference




Finding aid date

2003-10-24 09:45:12+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

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