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Collection Level Description: Papers relating to the state visit of the Sultan of Zanzibar to Britain

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.t.36
Title: Papers relating to the state visit of the Sultan of Zanzibar to Britain
Dates of Creation: 1929
Extent: 2 volumes
Name of Creator: C.F. Battiscombe

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Unknown.

Scope and Content

Scrapbooks containing papers relating to the state visit of the Sultan of Zanzibar to Britain in 1929.

Administrative Information

Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

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Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as no. 1168 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Battiscombe | C F | fl 1929

Visits of state | Great Britain

Sultans | Zanzibar

Zanzibar | Kings and rulers


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