Photograph album, mainly South Africa (ca. 1908-ca. 1914); photograph album, mainly East Africa (ca. 1915-ca. 1917).
Photographs of Africa by W.G. Hargrave
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
W.G. Hargrave, a 2nd Lieutenant with the Royal Engineers and later a 2nd Lieutenant with the RFC (Royal Flying Corps) and RAF (Royal Air Force), served as the official photographer to General Smuts during the East Africa campaign. He was killed in action in May 1918.
Conditions Governing Access
Access is unrestricted.
The papers were placed in the Collection by Lieutenant Commander E.K. Simcock (nephew) in 1997. Acc No 97/376. See Research Correspondence File.
Other Finding Aids
East Africa catalogue; Air catalogue http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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