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Ashanti Social Survey

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9359

Scope and Contents

Papers relating mainly to Fortes's research in Ashanti, 1945-46, with some additional material.


  • 1873-1978 (Circa)


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15 archive box(es) (15 boxes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Permanent transfer from African Studies Centre Library, 1996

Related Materials

Other correspondence, papers, notebooks of Meyer Fortes are at Add.8405 (some restricted access)
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Repository Details

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