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Cape to Cairo, 1920?-1923

 Record Group — Album: 11
Identifier: 11

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Scope and Contents

The typescript comprises three sections: The album begins with a group of photographs of the compiler’s house and home life in Warwick, the second section covers a nine-month period from 10th January to 18th September 1921, and the third section runs from December 1922 to 31st March 1923. The diary is tipped in to the album several pages at a time and accompanied by the relevant, captioned images.

Dates

  • 1920?-1923

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access

To inquire about access to this collection, please contact the Herskovits Library at africana@northwestern.edu.

Extent

1 album (1 album, 63 p., 32 x 41 cm.) : Large oblong quarto (32 x 41 cm.), containing numerous snapshots and a typescript diary of the journey; original green cloth boards.

Abstract

Album of original photographs, recording two trips, by a husband and wife, together comprising a journey from Cape to Cairo. 1921-1923.

Related Material

Nairobi to Khartum by the Nile by W.S. Howard, presumably from The field, the country gentleman's newspaper

Repository Details

Part of the Melville J. Herskovits Library of African Studies Repository

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