Papers of Arthur Donaldson Smith (microfilm)

Scope and Content

Papers as physician and early traveller in Kenya (ca.1915-1920s), with catalogue of objects collected, and writings by Dr. Frank Imperato.

Administrative / Biographical History

Arthur Donaldson Smith, American physician and early traveller in the Marsabit-Vasin, Nyiro-Lake Turkana region, Kenya.

Access Information

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. 1038 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

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No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.