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African land utilisation and settlement, Kenya

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3046D

Scope and Contents

A collection of loose prints (originally 80 but lacking No. 75) measuring approximately 155 x 105 mm., with typewritten explanatory captions on the reverse. The collection, which illustrates the progress of land utilisation and betterment schemes in various districts of Kenya is identical, apart from minor variations, with the illustrations in the 'African Land Utilisation and Settlement Report 1962.'

Photographs by the Aircraft Operating Company of Africa Limited, Johannesburg (Nos. 6 and 14), the Chief Field Zoologist, Kenya Veterinary Department (No. 18), the Central Office of Information, London (Nos. 21-25) and the African Information Office, Nairobi (the remainder, excepting Nos. 59-61).


  • Creation: 1955

Conditions Governing Access

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79 item(s) (79 images)

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Good condition.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received by the Royal Empire Society 17th November 1955.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Africa, fiche number 77.


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



Includes index.
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