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Collection Level Description: Photographs of British East Africa belonging to Arthur W. Read

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1493-1494
Title: Photographs of British East Africa belonging to Arthur W. Read
Dates of Creation: 1897-[ca. 1901]
Extent: 2 albums
Name of Creator: Arthur W. Read

Language of Material: eng



Administrative/Biographical History

Arthur W. Read was an engineer on the Uganda Railway.

Scope and Content

Two albums of photographs showing the construction of the Uganda Railway, with some early photographs of the European population and early development of Kenya.

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.

Further Information

Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room and a handlist is also available for this collection.

Listed as no. 1030 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Read | Arthur W | fl 1897-1901 | railway engineer in Uganda

Postcards | Africa

Africa, British East | Pictorial works


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