Tanganyika, Lake (lake)
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Notebook (36 pages) describing some of the fish collected, the locations where they were found, and how they were packed for transportation.
Diary (66 pages) kept by Christy during his leadership of the British Museum exploring and zoological expedition to Lakes Nyasa and Tanganyika. It includes notes on the collection of specimens, and lists of supplies and equipment.
84 x 139 mm. Four men, one of whom is probably Frederick Tymms, with a boat.
83 x 59 mm. Two men on the shore.
83 x 59 mm. A group of men on the shore.
123 x 75 mm. Two men on the shore.
76 x 52 mm.
123 x 73 mm. A group of men on the shore.
139 x 85 mm. Frederick Tymms standing on a beach.
Diaries and notes written by Christy during his leadership of the British Museum exploring and zoological expedition to Lakes Tanganyika and Nyasa.
Letters to Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton from Sir Samuel Baker and Sir Roderick Murchison. There is a covering letter from Mrs M.C. Ponsonby, 8 February 1939, presenting the letters to the R.C.S., and the Librarian's reply, 9 February 1939. The folder also includes 'Royal Commonwealth Society library notes', no. 19 (July 1958), comprising the article 'Sir Samuel Baker and the slave trade', which transcribes the letters and comments on them.
Thirteen leaves describing the collection of fish and the skinning of animals.
36 leaves describing the fish collected from Lake Tanganyika and the locations where they were found.