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Buchanan-Smith album of active service in World War I

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469D
Scope and Contents

Album of various sized prints, concerned with Sir Walter Buchanan-Smiths service with the Nigeria Regiment in the Cameroons (plates 1-8) and in German East Africa (plates 159-201). The captions are difficult to read as they are written on dark brown paper in black ink.

Dates: 1914 - 1930
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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Buchanan-Smith glass plates of Nigeria and the Cameroons

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043ZZ
Scope and Contents

A collection of uncaptioned glass plates relating to Buchanan-Smith's service in Nigeria, showing his official residence, duties and travel, and Nigeria’s people and landscape. Y3043ZZ/29 appears to be a Yoruba Oba (chief) from southern Nigeria. It may be possible to identify the images with reference to Buchanan-Smith's Nigerian photographs at Y3043U-Y.

Dates: 1909 - 1935
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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Buchanan-Smith North Borneo [i.e. Sabah] photographs 1903-09

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3034A
Scope and Contents

Album of prints, measuring 95 x 70 mm, presumably taken by Walter Buchanan-Smith during his service as a cadet under the British North Borneo Company. The captions have been used as titles and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. They have been retained to reflect the context of their creation.

Dates: 1903 - 1909
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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Buchanan-Smith views in the Seychelles

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30484A
Scope and Contents

Album containing silver prints of various sizes. The photographs depict Buchanan-Smith's outward voyage to the Seychelles in 1939 and also views in the Seychelles, mainly of scenery but including Government House. Other photographs relate to official and social activities.

Dates: 1939 - 1946
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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Sir Walter Buchanan-Smith collection on Nigeria

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3043U-Y
Scope and Contents

A collection of albums and loose prints, intermittently captioned. These albums relate to Buchanan-Smith's service in Nigeria.

Dates: 1909 - 1935
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
  • Names: Smith, Sir (Walter Buchanan-, 1879-1944, Knight) X

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