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Zanzibar (Chandler Collection)

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3047B

Scope and Contents

A collection of separate photographs and a panorama. The photographs date from Chandler's residence in east Africa, and are chiefly of Zanzibar Island, but 60-73 and 83-87 are of Dar es Salaam, 75 is probably of England, 88-89 are of South Africa and 90-96 are of the Victoria Falls.


  • Creation: 1920 - 1927


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 Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Biographical / Historical

The photographs were taken or collected by Francis Philip Chandler. Chandler was a junior partner in the firm of Leslie and Anderson, Ltd.. The company were east African produce merchants dealing mainly with coffee, copra and cloves.


1 file(s) (96 images in 1 file)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Michael J. Chandler, son of Francis Philip Chandler, in 1971.

Existence and Location of Copies

This collection is available on microfiche: Africa, fiche number 128.

Related Materials

A letter from Michael J. Chandler concerning the images is filed with the photographs.


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


Chandler, Francis Philip, fl 1920-1927

Includes index.
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Repository Details

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