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    The Life and Times of Samuel Adjai Crowther, From Slave Ship to Canterbury Cathedral


    Fallon, Helen (2008) The Life and Times of Samuel Adjai Crowther, From Slave Ship to Canterbury Cathedral. Africa, 73 (2). pp. 20-21.

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    Abstract

    The Library at Fourah Bay College was a place of dark wooden furniture, portraits in gilt-edged frames and a collection of books that would have sat equally comfortably on the shelves of any British university in the 1950's. Most of the collection had come, before independence in 1961, from Britain. It reflected what was being taught in universities there at the time. I was teaching librarianship in Fourah Bay and, after finishing my lectures, I often spent time amongst the book stacks, my rummaging disturbed only by the occasional termite that scuttled from a dusty book where it had probably languished comfortably for quite some time.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Life; Times; Samuel Adjai Crowther; Slave Ship; Canterbury Cathedral;
    Academic Unit: University Library
    Item ID: 8264
    Depositing User: Helen Fallon
    Date Deposited: 31 May 2017 14:18
    Journal or Publication Title: Africa
    Publisher: St. Patrick's Missionary
    Refereed: No
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