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Photographs and Ephemera relating to Uganda

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MS. 20611
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Photographs and ephemera comprising:
  1. Studio portraits of Sir John Hathorn Hall (Governor of Uganda, 1944-1951) and Lady Hall, c.1951.
  2. Two photographs taken in Tanganyika on location during the filming of 'Mogambo' with Sir Andrew Cohen (Governor of Uganda, 1952-1957) and Lady Cohen, Bernard de Bunsen (Principal of Makerere), Owen Griffith (the Governor's private secretary), John Ford (the film producer), Gwendolen Hughes and members of the Tanganyika Administrative Service, c.1952.
  3. Seating plan for dinner at Government House, Entebbe, Uganda, to mark the coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, 2 June 1953.
  4. Printed programme, with maps, of the Royal Visit to Uganda, Apr 1954.
  5. Christmas card of the Uganda Branch of the British Red Cross Society with photograph of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II during the Royal Visit to Uganda in April 1954.
  6. Gwendolen Hughes' driving permit for the Uganda Protectorate issued in 1955.
  7. Photograph of the Law Courts at Kampala, 1956.
  8. Gwendolen Hughes' poll tax receipts, 1956-1962.
  9. Souvenir programme of the Gala Opening of the National Theatre of Uganda, Dec 1959.


  • c.1951-1962


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

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MS. 20611

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20611


Photographs and ephemera relating to Uganda.

Biographical / Historical

Gwendolen Hughes worked at Government House, Entebbe, as secretary to the Governor, Sir John Hall, and became aide-de-camp to Sir Andrew Cohen.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated to the Bodleian Library by Gwendolen Hughes in 1988.
Catalogue of Photographs and Ephemera relating to Uganda
Finding aid prepared by Lucy McCann
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom