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Illustrations by Mrs. Edward James Lugard (Charlotte Eleanor)

Illustrations by Mrs. Edward James Lugard (Charlotte Eleanor) in The rise of our East African empire: early efforts in Nyasaland and Uganda by F.J.D. Lugard, 1893 (printed), with autograph inscription by E.J. Lugard.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.r.206
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 1893

Maps of East Africa

Maps of East Africa, 1899-1904
Extents: 0.88 Linear metres (8 boxes)
Dates: 1899-1904

Papers of Major-General Stephen Seymour Butler

Typescript memoirs of service in the South African War, East Africa, Arabia, Egypt, North India, Sudan, etc., with photographs, sketches, postcards, letters, etc., 1899-1943.
Extents: 3 Volumes
Dates: 1899-1943

Papers of Richard Meinertzhagen

Diaries as Military Adviser, Colonial Office, concerning India, Mauritius, East Africa and Palestine, 1899-1965; with index and ten volumes of intelligence reports, despatches and memoranda, 1902-1924, four ornithological note books, 1891-1895, and photographic material. The diaries contain references to personal acquaintances and members of the Meinertzhagen family, as well as ornithology and botany, aviation [1911-1940s], Winston Churchill [1921-1945], Colonial Office [1920s],…
Extents: 76 Volumes
Dates: 1899-1965

Papers of Richard Thornton

The collection mainly covers Thornton's time in Africa but there are a few papers (included in the volume of letters) which are dated after his death (to September 1866) and one notebook from 1857 which contains notes of geological work in England. The collection contains: Letters from Thornton to his family concerning his voyage to East Africa and his subsequent explorations (1858-1863)…
Extents: 27 Volumes
Dates: 1854-1866

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