Photographs of British East Africa belonging to Arthur W. Read

Scope and Content

Two albums of photographs showing the construction of the Uganda Railway, with some early photographs of the European population and early development of Kenya.

Administrative / Biographical History

Arthur W. Read was an engineer on the Uganda Railway.

Access Information

Bodleian reader's ticket required.


Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, 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 and a handlist is also available for this collection.

Listed as no. 1030 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Conditions Governing Use

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