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Rhodesian photographs

 Single Item
MSS. Afr. r. 236

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Photographs of landscapes, game, safaris, etc., Zambia and Malawi, [20th cent.?].


  • Creation: [20th cent.?]


179 items

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Afr. r. 236].

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MSS. Afr. r. 236

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 3923

Biographical / Historical

The collection was found in the library's printed book section with no record of its donor or date of donation, though it has been suggested that it came to the library in the mid 1950s. The majority of the photographs cover the area of Zambia formerly administered by the British South Africa Company, with a few from Malawi. Individuals featured in the collection include

  1. E.H. Cholmeley, Acting Native Commissioner, Mpika, 1905-1906, Assistant Magistrate, Tanganyika, 1913
  2. Robert Codrington, Administrator, North-Eastern Rhodesia, 1908
  3. Dr. L.S. Jameson, Director, British South Africa Company
  4. E.A.A. Jones, Assistant Magistrate, Awemba, 1913
  5. G.M.E. Leyer, Assistant Magistrate, Mweru and Luapula, 1913
  6. C. McKinnon, Civil Commissioner and Magistrate, North Loangwa and Awembu, 1908
  7. L.S. Waterall, Assistant Native Commissioner, 1913

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Rhodesian photographs
Paul Davidson
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom