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.
Picture postcards collected by Arthur W. Read
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS.Afr.r.233
- Dates of Creation1899-[ca. 1920]
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description139 items
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Arthur W. Read was an engineer on the Uganda Railway.
Conditions Governing Access
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. 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.