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Photo album relating to the Livingstonia Mission, and to Malawi, 1930s

 Item — Box: CLX-A-345
Identifier: Coll-1848/18-0092

Scope and Contents

Photo album containing around 100 black-and-white photographs showing the everyday life of missionaries and locals in Livingstonia, Isoko, Karonga. There are small handwritten captions in different hands. Some photos show the Livingstonia missionary School in Nyasaland (modern day Malawi), which was established in 1875 by Dr Robert Laws, a disciple of David Livingstone. Photographs include Dr Laws standing on the steps of Livingstonia Institution along with the new principal.


  • Creation: 1930s

Language of Materials


Physical Description

Frontboard almost detahced - handle with care.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Please contact the repository in advance.


1 volume

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated in June 2018. Accession no SC-Acc-2018-0092.

Related Materials

The Special Collections also hold the Papers of Robert Laws, 1875-1934 (Coll-75).

Physical Description

Frontboard almost detahced - handle with care.

Processing Information

Catalogued by Aline Brodin in September 2018.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Edinburgh Library Heritage Collections Repository

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