Photograph Albums belonging to Edward Price Roe

Scope and Content

Two photograph albums recording the years Edward Price Roe spent in Blantyre. The photographs are mainly of the Shire Highlands, his home on Kubula Hill, his shooting expeditions, and his travels into Mozambique. Some of the photographs show his family at home in Ireland.

Administrative / Biographical History

Edward Price Roe (1870-1953) was born near Dublin, Ireland. He worked as Chief Accountant for the British Central Africa Company in Blantyre, Nyasaland (now Malawi) from 1900 to 1921.

Access Information

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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.

Listed as no. 857 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.

Custodial History

Donated to the Oxford Development Records Project.