Institute of Education Collection
Scope and Contents
A collection of loose prints. The prints are mainly British official photographs representing aspects of development in the colonies and are chiefly 250 x 200 mm. Captions on the reverse, including the names of institutions, have been recorded as found and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. The prints fall into subject collections.
Nigeria: 1 - 8 Udi Village; 9-20 Ogwofia Village; 21-23 Obinofia Village; 24-30 Nkanu Lepers Village; 31-33 Ewene Lepers Village; 34-62 Sleeping Sickness experiment, Anchau; 63-67 Mass Literacy Experiment, Southern Nigeria; 68-72 Ishere Approved School (see also Y3043P); 73-93 Yaba Higher College; 94-116 Arts and Crafts.
Sierra Leone: 117-134 Njala Training College.
The Gambia: 135-137 School Feeding.
Gold Coast (Ghana): 138-176 Administration - Manya Krobo; 177-192 Native Treasury - Northern Territories; 193-225 Achimota: these form part of a long series, for details of which see Y30448H; 226-234 Tamale School; 235-244 Arts and Crafts; 245 Vocational training; 246-247 Police training; 248-269 Dairy Farming.
Uganda: 270-277 Makerere; 278-293 Agriculture in Buganda; 294-305 Tobacco; 306-321 Sisal.
Kenya: 322-360 Agriculture; 361-385 Agricultural Education, West Suk; 386-393 Tree plantations; 394-407 Northern Province; 408-418 Health Visitor.
Tanganyika (Tanzania): 419-439 Sisal etc.
Northern Rhodesia (Zambia): 440-496 Mass Literacy.
Basutoland (Lesotho): 497-505 Arts and Crafts.
French West Africa (Mali): 506-508 Arts at Bamako, French Sudan.
Belgian Congo (Congo): 509-527 Miscellaneous.
Hong Kong: 528 Statue of H.M. King George VI.
Jamaica: 529-553 4-H Clubs etc.
Falkland Island Dependencies: 554-564 Bases etc. (FIDS photographs).
- 1930 - 1949
Conditions Governing Access
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1 file(s) (564 images in 1 file)
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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by the Library of the Institute of Education in 1984.
Existence and Location of Copies
This collection is available on microfiche: General Collections, fiche numbers 19-32.
This collection level description was entered by KS using information from the original typescript catalogue.
DateText: The photographs were mainly taken post-second World War..
- Africa (continent)
- China (nation)
- Congo (nation)
- Europe (continent)
- Falkland Islands (dependent state)
- Gambia (nation)
- Ghana (nation)
- Greater Antilles (island group)
- Hong Kong (administrative region)
- Jamaica (nation)
- Kenya (nation)
- Lesotho (nation)
- Mali (nation)
- Nigeria (nation)
- North and Central America (continent)
- Sierra Leone (nation)
- South America (continent)
- Tanzania (nation)
- Uganda (nation)
- United Kingdom (nation)
- West Indies (archipelago)
- Zambia (nation)
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