Skip to main content Skip to search results

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Showing Collections: 1 - 2 of 2

 Fonds

From West to East through Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304F
Scope and Contents Bound volume 'for Private Circulation only' of 50 pages of typescript reproduced on thin card, illustrated by photographs, measuring 105 x 60 mm, taken (with the exception of plate 1) by the writer. All are dated and, in most cases, timed. The captions have been amplified in some cases from the text of the diary.This book is the record of a car journey, February-March 1928, when he went on leave by driving from Kano to Mombasa via French Equatorial Africa, the Belgian Congo, the...
Dates: 1928-02 - 1928-03
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

From west to east through Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 123
Scope and Contents An illustrated diary of Christopher Barlow's journey from Kano, 23 February 1928, through French Equatorial Africa, Belgium Congo, Sudan, Uganda and Kenya, arriving at Mombasa on 27 March, a total of nearly 3,500 miles. On pages iii-iv is a list of journeys undertaken by Barlow, 9 March 1927-19 February 1928. The volume includes thirty inserted photographs, as well as a copy of Barlow's entry in the 'Nigeria Civil Service list', 1929, and a letter to the Librarian of the Royal Empire...
Dates: 1928 - 1929
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).

Filtered By

  • ARCHON code (for CUL materials): Royal Commonwealth Soc. (GBR/0115) X
  • Names: Barlow, Christopher Matthew, 1898 - 1930 X

Filter Results

Additional filters:

Subject
Central African Republic (nation) 1
Chad (nation) 1
Coast (province) 1
Kano (inhabited place) 1
Kano (state) 1

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.