Collection of Photographic Slides relevant to the Edinburgh University East Africa Expedition, 1965

Scope and Content

The slide collection contains 46 slides showing the gathering of parasite samples and parasite treatment in Kenya, and 69 slides showing general views of Kenya and general aspects of the expedition.

Administrative / Biographical History

Arthur Cruickshank was a participant in the 1965 Edinburgh University East Africa Expedition - to Kenya. The Head of the Zoology Department, Michael M. Swann, agreed to act as sponsor of the Expedition.

Access Information

Though open to bona fide researchers, please contact repository for details in advance of any visit. There are no means of viewing photographic slides in the Department at the moment. Enquirers may wish to bring their own battery-operated hand-held viewer (suitable to receive 5cm x 5cm mounts).

We strongly encourage you to contact us before your visit as special access conditions and restrictions apply to some collections. Please see our information on requesting material

Acquisition Information

Material donated in June 2007, Accession no. E2007.26.


The biographical/administrative history was compiled using information contained in the collection

Other Finding Aids

None prepared for this collection.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Graeme D. Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections.

Geographical Names