Entebbe (inhabited place)
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.