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Africa (continent)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

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).
 Fonds

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).
 Fonds

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).
 Fonds

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).