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Entebbe (inhabited place)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Item

Cuthbert Christy in his laboratory, Entebbe, 1901 - 1902

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304A/55
Scope and Contents

151 x 107 mm. A view showing Cuthbert Christy seated at a table with a microscope in front of him. In the foreground a dog sits near Dr Christy's skinning table. The 'laboratory' is on the open verandah of a house.

Dates: 1901 - 1902
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 File

Uganda diary, 1902-06-10 - 1902-09-24

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 124/4/1
Scope and Contents

The diary (circa 80 pages) describes Christy's journey from London to Uganda, and his first tours of inspection for the Sleeping Sickness Commission. It also includes some zoological observations.

Dates: 1902-06-10 - 1902-09-24
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 File

Uganda letter book, 1905-02-22 - 1905-09-24

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 124/4/10
Scope and Contents

Copies of letters (circa 120 leaves) written by Christy to the Uganda and East Africa Exploration Syndicate. It had despatched him on a prospecting mission to locate forests rich in the Funtumia elastica tree, which was used for the production of rubber. Some of the letters include summaries of their contents in the margins.

Dates: 1905-02-22 - 1905-09-24
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).