Book/Printed MaterialCairo to Kisumu; Cairo to Kisumu: Egypt-Sudan-Kenya Colony was the fifth in a series of books known as Carpenter's World Travels, written by Frank G. Carpenter (1855-1924) in the 1920s and published by the Garden City, New York, firm of Doubleday, Page & Company. Carpenter was an American author of books on travel and world geography whose geographical readers were popular in American schools in the early...
- Contributor: Carpenter, Frank G. (Frank George)
- Date: 1923
PeriodicalActs for 1949 This book is a compilation of the laws and regulations promulgated by the East Africa High Commission for 1949. The laws were issued in the name of, or on behalf of, His Majesty King George VI of Great Britain, and reflected the colonial status of East Africa-present-day Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda-at the time. The laws presented include the Interpretation Act, dealing with the interpretation...
- Contributor: East Africa High Commission
- Date: 1949-01-01
- Resource: - 84 pages
Book/Printed MaterialEcclesia Anglicana: For What Does She Stand?. Frank Weston (1871--1924) was an Anglican clergyman who served as bishop of Zanzibar (present-day Tanzania) in 1908--24. He was a staunch Anglo-Catholic, meaning he belonged to the wing of the Anglican Church that emphasized the church's continuity with its Roman Catholic heritage rather than its Protestant identity. Weston became involved in the bitter Kikuyu controversy of 1913--14, which arose from a 1913 conference in...
- Contributor: Weston, Frank
- Date: 1913-01-01
- Resource: - 24 pages
Book/Printed MaterialSteps towards Reunion: A Statement for the Consultative Committee. At a conference in Kikuyu (present-day Kenya) in 1913, British missionaries from the Anglican, Methodist, and Presbyterian churches agreed to a Scheme of Federation to help them compete with non-Christian groups in Africa and to avoid transplanting the "unhappy divisions" among the churches of Britain to the mission field. The conference gave rise to a bitter controversy within the Anglican Church. Frank Weston, bishop...
- Contributor: Peel, William George - Willis, John Jamieson
- Date: 1914-01-01
- Resource: - 72 pages
Book/Printed MaterialThe Case against Kikuyu: A Study in Vital Principles. Frank Weston (1871--1924) was an Anglican clergyman who served as bishop of Zanzibar (present-day Tanzania) in 1908--24. He was a staunch Anglo-Catholic, meaning he belonged to the wing of the Anglican Church that emphasized the church's continuity with its Roman Catholic heritage rather than its Protestant identity. Weston became involved in the bitter Kikuyu controversy of 1913--14, which arose from a 1913 conference in...
- Contributor: Weston, Frank
- Date: 1914-01-01
- Resource: - 64 pages
Book/Printed MaterialKikuyu. At a conference in Kikuyu (present-day Kenya) in 1913, British missionaries from the Anglican, Methodist, and Presbyterian churches agreed to a Scheme of Federation to help them compete with non-Christian groups in Africa and to avoid transplanting the "unhappy divisions" among the churches of Britain to the mission field. The conference gave rise to a bitter controversy within the Anglican Church. Frank Weston, bishop...
- Contributor: Davidson, Randall Thomas
- Date: 1915-01-01
- Resource: - 73 pages
Book/Printed MaterialEighteen Years in Uganda and East Africa. Eighteen Years in Uganda and East Africa is an account in two volumes by Alfred R. Tucker (1849--1914) of his work as Anglican bishop of Eastern Equatorial Africa in 1890--99 and as the first bishop of Uganda from 1899 until 1908, when the book was published. Volume 1 includes a review of the early history of European involvement in East Africa, from the arrival...
- Contributor: Tucker, Alfred Robert
- Date: 1908-01-01
Book/Printed MaterialTucker of Uganda: Artist and Apostle, 1849-1914. Tucker of Uganda: Artist and Apostle, 1849-1914 is a biography of Alfred R. Tucker, the first bishop of Uganda. The book traces Tucker's early life in England, his training and success as an artist, his studies at Oxford, his work as an Anglican clergyman, and his call to go to Africa as a missionary. Consecrated bishop of Eastern Equatorial Africa by the Archbishop of...
- Contributor: Davidson, Randall Thomas - Shepherd, A. P. (Arthur Pearce)
- Date: 1929-01-01
- Resource: - 218 pages
Book/Printed MaterialMen and Creatures in Uganda. This book is a first-hand account of a trip taken by John Bland-Sutton (1855--1936) in 1910 from the port of Mombasa (present-day Kenya) to Uganda and back to the coast via the Rift Valley of Ethiopia and Kenya. Bland-Sutton was a distinguished British surgeon who did pioneering work in several areas of medicine. His interest in the natural sciences is reflected in his careful...
- Contributor: Bland-Sutton, John, Sir
- Date: 1933-01-01
- Resource: - 260 pages
Book/Printed MaterialEast Africa and Uganda, or, Our Last Land. John Cathcart Wason (1848--1921) was a Scottish-born farmer and politician who as a young man immigrated to New Zealand, where he acquired large landholdings and was elected to the national parliament. In 1900 he sold his New Zealand estate and returned to Scotland, where he was elected to the British parliament. Wason took an interest in colonial affairs and was particularly concerned about what...
- Contributor: Wason, John Cathcart
- Date: 1905-01-01
- Resource: - 178 pages
Book/Printed MaterialWhat Led to the Discovery of the Source of the Nile.
What led to the discovery of the source of the Nile The British explorer John Hanning Speke (1827-64) is famed for being the first European to visit Lake Victoria and to identify it as the source of the Nile. Speke undertook three African expeditions, the first two with the great explorer Richard Burton (1821-90), like Speke an officer in the Indian Army. In early 1855 Speke accompanied Burton on a voyage from Aden to Somalia...
- Contributor: Speke, John Hanning
- Date: 1864-01-01
- Resource: - 221 pages
Book/Printed MaterialThree Years of War in East Africa.
Three years of war in East Africa Three Years of War in East Africa is an account of part of the East African Campaign during World War I, written by Captain Angus Buchanan, a British army officer who served with the 25th Battalion Royal Fusiliers, also known as the Frontiersmen, and who participated in the campaign from May 1915 through October 1917. Buchanan describes a march of more than 1,370 kilometers...
- Contributor: Cranworth, Bertram Francis Gurdon, Baron - Buchanan, Angus - Hazell, Watson & Viney
- Date: 1919-01-01
- Resource: - 163 pages
Book/Printed MaterialNotes on the Game Birds of Kenya and Uganda.
Notes on the game birds of Kenya and Uganda Notes on the Game Birds of Kenya and Uganda is by Sir Frederick John Jackson (1860-1929), a British colonial administrator who spent many years in East Africa. Jackson first went to the region in 1884. He held a number of posts in the East Africa Protectorate (later Kenya), and in 1911 was appointed governor of Uganda, a post in which he served until his...
- Contributor: Jackson, Frederick John
- Date: 1926-01-01
- Resource: - 308 pages
MapA Drawing (with a Western Perspective) of the East Indies from the Promontory of Good Hope to Cape Comorin.
Occidentalior Tractus Indiarum Orientalium a Promontorio Bonae Spei ad C. Comorin This portolan map by the Dutch engraver, publisher, and map seller Frederick de Wit (1629 or 1630-1706) shows the Indian Ocean from the Cape of Good Hope to the west coast of India (Malabar). The map was first published in 1675 and was reprinted in 1715. It is oriented with east at the top. Kishm is placed in the present-day United Arab Emirates (UAE)...
- Contributor: Wit, Frederik De
- Date: 1675-01-01
- Resource: - 1 page