Record books of Smith Mackenzie & Company Limited (microfilm)

Scope and Content

Record books of Smith Mackenzie & Company Limited relating to agencies in Zanzibar and Mombasa (the books were kept in Zanzibar). Includes freight passage, launch and hire rates, particulars of cargo, summaries of contracts, notes on extraction of clove oil and some copy letters. Microfilm.

Administrative / Biographical History

Smith Mackenzie & Company Limited, shipping agents.

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.

Listed as no. 1175 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Conditions Governing Use

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