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Ethiopia

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Mammals-32 Note, 1870-06-30

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 83: 32r
Scope and Contents

Sexual Selection Mammals / The African River-Hog Potamochoerus pencillatus have great crust of skin with white hair above upper jaw


Note; by Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1870-06-30
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
 Item

Mammals-33 Note, 1870-06-29

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS DAR 83: 33r
Scope and Contents

Recently the Ethiopian boar & Red river hog broke into each others cage & fought during the whole night until utterly exhausted


Note; by Emma Darwin née Wedgwood pp Charles Robert Darwin


(Note)

Dates: 1870-06-29
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Some material in the Darwin archive is not available because it is unfit for production and access to some very fragile material may only be possible with support from specialist conservation staff. Please see descriptions for further details.
 Fonds

Sir Leopold George Heath: Letterbook, Abyssinian campaign [British expedition to the Ethiopian Empire]

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9654
Scope and Contents Contains contemporary copies of letters sent form Heath to the Secretary of the Admiralty between July 1867 and December 1870, copies of enclosures (mainly letters by other naval officers, list of sails, purchases, officers' allowances, etc) with alphabetical index. 675 pages. Last 4 letters in volume in different hand; possibly autograph signed copies of 4 letters by Heath.Notable entries include those regarding the suppression of the East African slave trade, with Heath's reports...
Dates: 1867-1870
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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