Journeys in Arabia
||Journeys in Arabia
(former reference: MSS 21)
||Goepel, John, b 1906
|Extent and Medium
||1 folder; paper; Typewritten
||Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library
|Content and context|
John Goepel (b. 1906) attended Christ's College, Cambridge. He served for ten years in the Fiji Administrative Service, and wrote a textbook on the Fijian language. In 1939 he was appointed Political Officer in the Aden Protectorate.
Copies of letters from John Goepel to his parents written during his time in Aden, April-November 1939, 38 pages. There are 11 photographs illustrating the text. On the inside cover are manuscript maps. The letters discuss Goepel's duties, which were complicated by rivalries between local rulers. They are preceded by an introduction dated 11 February 1984.
Presented by John Goepel, March 1986.
Access and Use|
Please cite as Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library, Journeys in Arabia, RCMS 67
MSS Addenda, vol. I. The photographs in the collection are described under Y3021C in the Photograph catalogue, vol. 6. Indexed
This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.
Copies of Goepel's letters are kept at Christ's College, Cambridge.
The originals of Goepel's letters are kept at Rhodes House Library, Oxford.
|Goepel, John (b 1906)|
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