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Collection Level Description: Photographs of Tours to East Africa

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.2171
Title: Photographs of Tours to East Africa
Dates of Creation: 1929-1930, 1947
Extent: 3 boxes
Name of Creator: Unknown

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

W.F. Lutyens (who received a BA from Christ Church College, Oxford in 1913) was an engineer in East Africa between World War 1 and World War 2 (probably from 1929).

No relevant details are available for A.E. Gawler and D. Nepken.

Scope and Content

Photographs recording a tour to Magadi, Kenya, made by W.F. Lutyens, A.E. Gawler and D. Nepken (October 1929 to March 1930), and photographs recording an East African tour (13 October to 12 December 1947), including many aerial photographs. The subjects include scenery, game safaris, and engineering works.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by a collector in September 1989.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

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Finding Aids

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

Listed as no. 1006 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994(Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Lutyens | W F | fl 1929-1947 | engineer

Gawler | A E | fl 1929-1947

Nepken | D | fl 1929-1947

Photography of animals


Landscape photography


Aerial photographs

Africa, East

Magadi (Kenya)

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14 December 2011