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.
Collection of Photographic Slides relevant to the Edinburgh University East Africa Expedition, 1965
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 237 Coll-1119
- Dates of Creation1965
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 boxes containing 115 slides (5cm x 5cm card mounted)
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Scope and Content
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.
Conditions Governing Access
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
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.
Compiled by Graeme D. Eddie, Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections.