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J. A. Evershed East Africa, Egypt, Palestine Photograph Album
Bernath Mss 63  
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: J. A. Evershed East Africa, Egypt, Palestine Photograph Album,
    Date (inclusive): 1924
    Collection Number: Bernath Mss 63
    Creator: Evershed, J. A.
    Extent: .2 linear feet (1 half-size box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Del Sur
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    J. A. Evershed East Africa, Egypt, Palestine Photograph Album. Bernath Mss 63. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase, 2003.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Photograph album of a young Englishman, J. A. Evershed, who took a trip down the east coast of Africa on the S.S. Guildford Castle and back up on the A.R. Garros, then to Egypt and the Holy Land. More than 140 black/white snapshots, each with caption, beginning with scenes of Tanganyika (now Tanzania) including Tabora, Dodoma, Dar-es-Salaam, and Tanga. Several of the Tanganyika shots are of local schools and teachers, British and Tanganyikan. Also includes views of Port Said, Zanzibar, Mombassa, Djibouti, Aden, and Port Sudan. The Egypt shots include views of the Pyramids and Sphinx, Cairo, and Suez Canal. The Holy Land (Palestine) shots include several street scenes of Jerusalem, Jordan Valley, Dead Sea, Jaffa, and Bethlehem.