Captain Benguey Photographs
Twenty-four stereoscopic glass slides of scenes in Coomassie (Kumasi), Ghana, taken by Captain Benguey on visit there in 1905, accompanied by J.E. Fell, provincial commissioner.
- Creation: 1905
24 slides : Two of the slides are broken.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Afr. s. 2358].
MSS. Afr. s. 2358
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 711
Biographical / Historical
Captain Benguey was an administrator in Cote d'Ivoire, [c1900s].
The slides were originally catalogued as a book with shelfmark 722.11 s. 12.
Other Finding Aids
The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were donated to the library by Miss C. Fell (daughter of J.E. Fell?).
- Captain Benguey Photographs
- Paul Davidson
- Language of description
- Script of description