Picture postcards collected by Arthur W. Read

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Picture postcards of scenes and people in British East Africa, South Africa and Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), collected by Arthur W. Read. Many of the cards are duplicates.

Administrative / Biographical History

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

Conditions Governing Access

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Note

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. 827 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.