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 Fonds

West African photographs. 1950-60s

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043R
Scope and Contents

A collection of prints, by various photographers, of various sizes and the majority with captions on the reverse. The prints break down geographically thus:

1-60 Nigeria
61-79 Sierra Leone
80-83 The Gambia
84-109 Ghana
110-116 Miscellaneous.





Dates: 1950 - 1969
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).
 Fonds

West African Railways

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448W
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs created by the railway engineer Charles Bell Swan. The discovery of gold at Tarkwa during the 1890s provided the stimulus for the establishment of the Gold Coast Government Railway. Sekondi was chosen as the terminal port to support mining operations and construction began there in 1898, reaching Tarkwa in 1901. The line was extended to Kumasi in 1903. Items 1-18 and 44 document the building of the harbour facilities and station at Sekondi, and the European and...
Dates: 1902 - 1912
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).
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  • ARCHON code (for CUL materials): Royal Commonwealth Soc. (GBR/0115) X
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Nigeria (nation) 24
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Language
French 2
 
Names
Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Central Office of Information 3
Cansdale, George Soper, 1909 2
Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Ministry of Information. West African Photographic Service 2
Royal Commonwealth Society 2
Smyly, Sir (Philip Crampton, 1866-1953, Knight and colonial administrator) 2