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Collection Level Description: Photographs taken by Colonel Eric and Amy Brooke-Anderson

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.r.238
Title: Photographs taken by Colonel Eric and Amy Brooke-Anderson
Dates of Creation: 1920-1926
Extent: 1 album, 1 print
Name of Creator: Eric and Amy Brooke-Anderson

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

No relevant details are available.

Scope and Content

Album containing photographs taken by Colonel Eric Brooke-Anderson (Kenya administration) and his wife Amy. Mainly photographs of Fort Hall, Kenya, but also some of the surrounding area - Thika Falls, Chania Falls, Mount Kenya, and also some photographs of Zanzibar, Aden, Suez, Port Said and Durban. The photographs feature people, buildings, scenery, and include a few images of the Church Missionary Society buildings in Weithaga.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by the Brooke-Andersons' daughter.

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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. 954 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Brooke-Anderson | Eric L | fl 1920-1926 | Colonel

Brooke-Anderson | Amy | fl 1920-1926 | wife of Colonel Eric L Brooke-Anderson

Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service

Church Missionary Society

Colonial administrators | Kenya

Kenya | Officials and employees

Africa | Pictorial works

Asia | Pictorial works


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13 December 2011