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Research material and notes, [1976-1977]

MS. Eng. c. 7847
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. Notes on The Biology of the Negro by Julian H. Lewis, 1942
  2. Letter to Joan Saunders from the Gypsy Lore Society concerning Chatwin's research enquiries about Gypsies in Brazil, 5 July 1977
  3. Cards with details of addresses in Rio de Janerio.
  4. Photographs, including of the King of Dahomey, taken during Chatwin's visit to Benin, Dec. 1976
  5. Photocopy of article 'Guezo Ou Guedizo Massigbe' by Abbe T Moulhero from unidentified publication, n.d.
  6. Research notes including names of slave ships, famine, cholera, the Church Missionary Society archives, da Silva genealogy, and Dona Epiphania, n.d.
  7. Pamphlet Influences Brésiliennes À Ouidah, n.d.
  8. Photocopied articles from The London Illustrated News concerning West Africa, 1850-1851
  9. Extract from The London Illustrated News of photographs of the King of Dahomey, May 1906
  10. Photopcopied entry on vampires from The Encyclopaedia Britannica, n.d.
  11. Photocopy of letter from Bullfinch Lamb, written from Abomey, Nov. 1724, from unidentified publication, n.d.
  12. Pamphlet Les Afro-Américains, published by L'Institut Français D'Afrique Noire, 1953
  13. Photocopied extracts from Dahomey: An Ancient West African Kingdom, vol. 1, by Melville J. Herskovits, 1938
  14. Photocopy of chapter from Cult Matriarchate and Male Homosexuality by Ruth Landes, n.d.
  15. Photocopied extracts concerning cholera epidemics in east Africa from unidentified publication, n.d.
  16. Pamphlet World Food, 1975
  17. Photocopied chapters concerning Dahomey from unidentified publication in French, n.d.
  18. Photocopy of article 'Contribution à l'Histoire de la Famille de Souza' by Norberto Francisco de Souza in Etudes Dahomienne Vol. 13, n.d.
  19. Benin newspaper Ehuzu, 6 Jan. 1977
  20. Benin newspaper Ehuzu concerning the coup to oust President Kerekou, 17 Jan. 1977
  21. Benin newspaper Ehuzu, 20 Jan. 1977
  22. Pamphlet Initiation A La Théologie De La Religion Traditionelle Africaine by M. Guérin Montilus,
  23. Photocopy of appendix to Minutes of Evidence Before Select Committee on the African Slave Trade, June 1849.
  24. Notes or words possibly for a Benin song, n.d.


  • Creation: [1976-1977]


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Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 7847

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