A journey in French West Africa in 1901
Scope and Contents
An account of a journey undertaken by White, then 23, and two companions, from Dakar through St Louis, Kayes (on Mungo Park's route to the Niger), and Djéné on the Bani River, arriving finally at Bobodiulasso, 15 pages. There are references to the activities of Samori and comments on colonial policy. The account is accompanied by a covering letter from White to the Secretary of the Royal Empire Society, 12 July 1948, and the Secretary's reply, 21 July 1948.
- White, S Forbes, fl1878 - 1918 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
S. Forbes White's background is not known.
1 envelope(s) (1 envelope) : paper
Language of Materials
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Other Finding Aids
Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), pp. 87-88.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by the author, 1948.
Existence and Location of Copies
Available on microfilm: Reel 6.
This collection level description was created by RAS.
White, S Forbes, fl 1878-1918
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