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Collection Level Description: Photograph Albums belonging to Edward Price Roe

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.t.32
Title: Photograph Albums belonging to Edward Price Roe
Dates of Creation: 1900-1921
Extent: 2 volumes
Name of Creator: Edward Price Roe

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Edward Price Roe (1870-1953) was born near Dublin, Ireland. He worked as Chief Accountant for the British Central Africa Company in Blantyre, Nyasaland (now Malawi) from 1900 to 1921.

Scope and Content

Two photograph albums recording the years Edward Price Roe spent in Blantyre. The photographs are mainly of the Shire Highlands, his home on Kubula Hill, his shooting expeditions, and his travels into Mozambique. Some of the photographs show his family at home in Ireland.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Donated to the Oxford Development Records Project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Development Records Project.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

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

Access Points

Roe | Edward Price | 1870-1953 | Chief Accountant British Central Africa Company


Blantyre (Malawi) | Pictorial works

Mozambique | Pictorial works

Ireland | Pictorial works

British Central Africa Company

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20 December 2011