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Collection Level Description: Photographs of Kiberege taken by Arthur Theodore Culwick

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.2228
Title: Photographs of Kiberege taken by Arthur Theodore Culwick
Dates of Creation: 1931-1937
Extent: 2 folders
Name of Creator: Arthur Theodore Culwick

Language of Material: eng



Administrative/Biographical History

Arthur Theodore Culwick, MBE, was born in 1905 and educated at Dean Close School, Cheltenham, and Brasenose College, Oxford. In 1927 he applied for a post with the British Colonial Administrative Service in Tanganyika and spent 3 terms at Oxford University taking the Tropical African Services (TAS) course (later called the Colonial Administrative Service course). On passing the examination he married Geraldine Mary Sheppard in October 1928. Shortly afterwards he sailed for Tanganyika as an Administrative Cadet and was posted to Singida, Central Province. He subsequently became a District Officer in Kiberege, in the Ulanga Valley, Eastern Province, home of the Wabena tribe, where he worked for 6 years before being transferred to the district of Bukoba.

Scope and Content

Photographs of people, buildings and scenery in and around Kiberege taken by Arthur Theodore Culwick.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Arthur Theodore Culwick's widow on the 3 June 1997.

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.

Further Information

Finding Aids

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

Access Points

Culwick | Arthur Theodore | b 1905 | Colonial Administrator

Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service

Colonial administrators | Tanganyika

Tanganyika | Officials and employees

Kiberege (Tanganyika) | Pictorial works


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