Two mounted photographs: B.D. Burtt at Galapo (October 1933), and C.F.M. Swynnerton working in the boma at Old Shinyanga (ca.1936).
Two mounted photographs of B.D. Burtt and C.F.M. Swynnerton
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Administrative / Biographical History
Bernard Dearman Burtt (1902-1938), botanist.
Charles Francis Massy Swynnerton (1877-1938), CMG (1937), was educated at Lancing College. He farmed for many years in Southern Rhodesia and was the first Game Warden of Tanganyika Territory (1919-1929). In 1929 he was appointed as Director of Tsetse Research in Tanganyika Territory. His publications include: Some traps for Tsetse-flies(1933) and The tsetse flies of East Africa: a first study of their ecology, with a view to their control(1936) .
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Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.
Administrative/Biographical History compiled with reference to Who Was Who .
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Listed as no. 1071 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
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