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Canham album of the Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana] (Miscellaneous), 1938 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448P

Scope and Contents

Plates 1-3 are historical photographs, 4-6 extracts from the 'Illustrated London News', 7 an important telegram to Sir Gordon Guggisberg, and 8-12 snapshots measuring approximately 85 x 60 mm. 16-20 are sepia postcards in portrait or landscape format. The remainder show events of 1941-1950. The caption to 1 is derived from an inscription on the back, as are 13-15 and 21-22. The details of 23 are from the mount of the photograph.

These were previously housed in a blue album, measuring 295 x 310 mm., with transparent wrap-over cover to pages. They are now individually sleeved in clear inert plastic and housed in a grey archive box, along with Y30448Q and Y30448R.


  • Creation: 1938 - 1970


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23 item(s) (23 images)

Language of Materials




Finding aid date

2004-10-01 11:30:08+00:00

Includes index.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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