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Budo Educational Conference

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3045M

Scope and Contents

One postcard print (original photograph) 129 x 80 mm. A group photograph showing Church Missionary Society Staff and Ugandan students. Figures identified on the reverse (by H.B. Thomas, so presumably he is the collector of this print) are: Archdeacon Thomas Richard Buckley (c. 1859-1936), Bishop John Jamieson Willis (1872-1954), Revd. Ernest Millar (1868-1917) see also Y3045L, Mrs. Rowling (?wife of Frank Rowling ( ? - 1949), Revd. Herbert Thomas, Candy Weatherhead (c. 1875-1930), Revd. George G. Garrett, Mrs. Garrett and Edward Seabrooke Daniell (c. 1879-1952). This conference, which took place at Budo in March 1915, was held in order to determine a policy for the training of teachers in Uganda and resulted in King's College, Budo retaining its elite status: shortly afterwards five grades of teacher were established by the Board of Education, with those at the top of the scale being termed Budo teachers.


  • Creation: 1915

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1 item(s) (1 image)

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Africa, fiche number 72.


For a discussion on the Budo Educational Conference 1915 and its outcome, see: McGregor, Gordon Peter (1967), 'King's College Budo. The first sixty years', Nairobi: Oxford University Press.


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


Thomas, H B

Includes index.
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