Photographs of the opening of the Pepsi-Cola factories in Kampala, c. 1950, and Mauritius, late 1950s

Scope and Content

Black & white photographs taken by Richard Joseph Adshead, Sales Manager for Pepsi-Cola when they started operations successively in Uganda and in Mauritius. Also includes his certificate for taking a sales training course consducted by Pepsi-Cola International, Jun 1958.

Administrative / Biographical History

Richard Joseph Adshead was born in Thames Ditton, Surrey, 18 February 1908. He lived in Canada (Alberta, then Vancouver Island), c. 1924-1940; Royal Canadian Artillery 1940-1946; worked for Pepsi-Cola in Uganda c. 1948-c.1956, Mauritius c. 1956-1960, and for Canada Dry in London 1960-1968. He then lived at Downtown, near Hordle, Hampshire, until his death at Lymington, 30 June 1998.

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Acquisition Information

Donated to SOAS Library in June 2007.