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Construction of the Aswan Dam

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3041B

Scope and Contents

This collection of photographs by D. S. George, F. Fiorillo and G. Lekegian provides an important record of the construction work on the dam, with great detail discernible in some of the larger pictures. In addition there are photographs reflecting aspects of British social life in Egypt (plates 40-60) and the outbreak of war in 1914 (plates 61-67).

Dates

  • 1902 - 1914

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).

Biographical / Historical

Members of the Williamson family moved from Cyprus to Egypt at the beginning of the twentieth century and their activities there included work on the Aswan Dam.

Extent

68 item(s) (68 images)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Major H.M. Williamson.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Africa, fiche numbers 14-15.

General

This item level description was entered by NE and MJC using the original typescript catalogue.

Includes index.
Date
2002-04-03 17:21:18+00:00
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Contact:
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