Memorandum by Prof Bryan W Langlands of his experiences while at Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda, 1974-1975 including account of the arrest and trial of Denis Cecil Hills for treason, also other incidents relating to President Idi Amin and the British community in Uganda, and on University politics at Makerere.
LANGLANDS, Bryan Wooleston (1928-1989)
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 101 ICS 44
- Dates of Creation1974-1975
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file (34pp)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Professor Bryan Wooleston Langlands (1928-1989) was Professor of Geography at the University of Ulster at Coleraine and was killed in the British Airways crash of BD092 at Kegsworth. He had spent much of his time in Uganda and accumulated a large library on various aspects of African historical geography.
Open although advance notice should be given. Access to individual items may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or the Freedom of Information Act.
Given to the ICS by Professor Langlands.
Other Finding Aids
Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.
The bulk of B W Langlands papers are held in the Department of Geography, University College Cork.
Conditions Governing Use
Not to be quoted without permission from the heirs of Professor Langlands.
There is an obituary of B W Langlands in 'Irish Geography' 22 (1) 1989, 61-63).