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African travel diary of A.R.H. Mann

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 116

Scope and Contents

A diary describing a journey from London via Egypt to the Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Belgian Congo, French Equatorial Africa, Cameroons and South Africa in four volumes, each of 50 pages.

Dates

  • 1935

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Extent

4 volume(s) : paper

Language of Materials

English

Other Finding Aids

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 79.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to The Royal Commonwealth Society by A.R.H. Mann in December 1967.

Existence and Location of Copies

Available on microfilm: Reel 5.

Related Materials

The Royal Commonwealth Society Library includes a photographic record of this journey at Y30468N.

Bibliography

The material has been microfilmed, and is listed in: 'Africa through western eyes, parts 1 & 2: original manuscripts from the Royal Commonwealth Society Library at Cambridge University Library - a listing and guide to the microfilm collection' (2000), Adam Matthew Publications Ltd.

General

This collection level description was created by WS and MJC using information from Donald Simpson's R.C.S. catalogue.

Originator(s)

Mann, A R H, fl 1935

Includes index.
Date
2007-01-30 09:19:29+00:00
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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