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Captain Benguey Photographs

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MSS. Afr. s. 2358

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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.

Dates

  • 1905

Extent

24 slides : Two of the slides are broken.

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Afr. s. 2358].
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Shelfmark:

MSS. Afr. s. 2358

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 711

Biographical / Historical

Captain Benguey was an administrator in Cote d'Ivoire, [c1900s].

Arrangement

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?).
Title
Captain Benguey Photographs
Status
Completed
Author
Paul Davidson
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom