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Correspondence and papers of Sir Philip Smyly

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 137
Scope and Contents

Letters from Smyly to his mother from Sierra Leone; correspondence and papers relating to Smyly's time in the Gold Coast.

Dates: 1895 - 1996
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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Smyly Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana] Collection, 1911-1929

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30448L
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs in an album, plus loose photographs and postcards. The photographs have been arranged in four groups; the album, loose prints, miscellaneous postcards, and British Empire Exhibition postcards. Unless otherwise indicated, the captions not in brackets were supplied by Miss Grace Smyly. The captions may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation.Plates 1-33...
Dates: 1911 - 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).
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Smyly Sierra Leone and Gold Coast [i.e. Ghana] Collection

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30446M
Scope and Contents

A collection including a black album, containing 29 photographs and with eight blank sides, and loose prints and negatives, relating to the career of Sir Crampton Smyly. There are typed captions which have been used as the basis of catalogue entries. As well as photographs of the visit to Sierra Leone of the Duke of Connaught on 15 December 1910, there are numerous photographs of events of 1929, the year in which Sir Crampton Smyly retired.

Dates: 1910 - 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).
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Smyly Sierra Leone Collection, 1895-1911

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30446L
Scope and Contents A collection of 56 photographs in an album, 16 loose photographs and 11 postcards. The Sierra Leone photographs cover the years from the early 1890s to 1911, including scenes, buildings, and events, as well as some more personal items. Not all are captioned and some of the pencil captions are almost illegible. The assistance of Dr Christopher Fyfe in some identifications, and in background material on Smyly, Hindle, and other aspects of the catalogue, is gratefully acknowledged. The...
Dates: 1895 - 1911
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: Smyly, Sir (Philip Crampton, 1866-1953, Knight and colonial administrator) X

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