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Collection Level Description: Two mounted photographs of B.D. Burtt and C.F.M. Swynnerton

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.2106
Title: Two mounted photographs of B.D. Burtt and C.F.M. Swynnerton
Dates of Creation: 1933, [ca. 1936]
Extent: 2 mounted photographs
Name of Creator: Bernard Dearman Burtt

Language of Material: eng



Administrative/Biographical History

Bernard Dearman Burtt (1902-1938), botanist.

Charles Francis Massy Swynnerton (1877-1938), CMG (1937), was educated at Lancing College. He farmed for many years in Southern Rhodesia and was the first Game Warden of Tanganyika Territory (1919-1929). In 1929 he was appointed as Director of Tsetse Research in Tanganyika Territory. His publications include: Some traps for Tsetse-flies(1933) and The tsetse flies of East Africa: a first study of their ecology, with a view to their control(1936) .

Scope and Content

Two mounted photographs: B.D. Burtt at Galapo (October 1933), and C.F.M. Swynnerton working in the boma at Old Shinyanga (ca.1936).

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Finding Aids

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Listed as no. 1071 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Burtt | Bernard Dearman | 1902-1938 | Botanist

Swynnerton | Charles Francis Massy | 1877-1938 | Entomologist

Botanists | Africa

Entomologists | Africa

Photographs


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