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East African Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Research and Reclamation Organisation

  • East African Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Research and Reclamation Organisation
Date
1950-1976
Reference
WTI/EAT
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work

Description

The collection comprises two main sections: photographs of EATTRRO (including buildings, individuals and procedures), 1958-1961; and Annual Reports, 1949-1974.

Publication/Creation

1950-1976

Physical description

1 box

Acquisition note

The photographs in WTI/EAT/A-J were given to the Wellcome Tropical Institute (WTI) in November 1988 by William Hepburn Russell Lumsden, former director of the East African Trypanosomiasis Research Organization (former WTI reference WTI/30). In 1989 the archives of the WTI were transferred to the Wellcome Library;

The Annual Reports in WTI/EAT/K were given to the Wellcome Library in July 2001 by Pamela Lumsden, wife of W.H. R. Lumsden (Acc.No.959 part);

Photographs and manuscript material by E.A. Lewis relating to work with the East African Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Research and Reclamation Organisation were given to the Wellcome Library in September 2008 by the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford (Acc.No.1613).

Biographical note

The East African Trypanosomiasis Research Organization (formerly called the East African Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Research and Reclamation Organization) was based in Tororo, Uganda. Its director from 1957 to 1963 was William Hepburn Russell Lumsden, MD, FRSE, FRCP(Ed) (b.1914).

Related material

In the Wellcome Library:

Diaries and other papers of William Hepburn Russell Lumsden, director of the East African Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Research and Reclamation Organisation, 1957-1963 (collection reference PP/LUM).

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Accruals note

The following is an interim description of material that has been acquired since this collection was catalogued. This description may change when cataloguing takes place in future:

Two boxes were received in September 2008 (acc.1613), consisting of: Photographs and manuscript material by E.A. Lewis relating to work with the East African Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Research and Reclamation Organisation (EATRRO). Dr Lewis was director of EATRRO in c.1952.

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