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A Contex half-keyboard adding machine on the corner of a desk


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Collection consists chiefly of photographic prints and slides documenting early 20th century Nigeria.


  • 1930 - 1972


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From the Collection: 96 Boxes

From the Collection: 4 trunks

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Location: Nigeria

The adding machine computes amounts of money in pounds, shillings and pence

Originally contained in an envelope (14N:43:t/DW_04994) with the caption "Mr. Akinyemi + his staff. Sapele. Clerks"

Item category: Office and laboratory work

Library Details

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

Main Library, 5th Floor, East Tower
1970 Campus Drive
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US