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Kenneth Robinson collection on Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304G

Scope and Contents

A collection of 14 loose prints (with 1 duplicate) created during visits to Africa by Dr K.E. Robinson between 1952 and 1962. Y304G1/-11 are photographs by the Uganda Public Relations Photographic Department, 220 x 115 mm. They were taken during a visit to Buganda in October 1952 by the Governor of Uganda Sir Andrew Cohen (1909-1968). Other people identified in the photographs include Lady Helen Cohen (nee Donington), John Pryor Birch, Resident of Buganda, and Private Secretary to the Governor Owen Glyn Griffith.


  • Creation: 1952 - 1962


Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

Kenneth Ernest Robinson, CBE (b 1914) served in the Colonial Office from 1936-1948. From 1948-1957 he was Fellow of Nuffield College and Reader in Commonwealth Government; from 1957-1965 Director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies in the University of London, and from 1965-1972 Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hong Kong.


.003 cubic metre(s) (1 archive folder containing 14 images) : photograph

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Dr K.E. Robinson.


This collection level description was entered by PJ using information from the original typescript catalogue.


Robinson, Kenneth

Includes index.
2002-04-03 17:01:59+00:00
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

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