History of the British Empire

Scope and Content

76 undated lantern slides in [original] wooden container labelled History of theBritish Empire. Most are images of pages from books, documents, mapsand portraits relating to the American colonies and War of Independence, but a few relateto Australia, India and the slave trade.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information on the photographer or collector is available.

Access Information

Bodleian reader's ticket required.


Collection level description created by Paul Davidson, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.