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Ibadan (inhabited place)

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Subject Source: Local sources

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'Thirty years ago': reminiscences by Philip Tengely

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 143
Scope and Contents

Unpublished typescript and manuscript reminiscences of Tengely's service in West Africa, 134 pages, with 12 inserted photographs. The account describes Accra, Elmina, Abbeokuta, Ibadan, Sierra Leone and Benin, with particular reference to African traditions, ceremonies and beliefs. There is an accompanying letter from the author to the Royal African Society, 22 June 1939, and the Society's acknowledgement, 26 June 1939.

Dates: 1939
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