Safari Centrafrique with Claude Vasselet - typescript

Safari Centrafrique with Claude Vasselet - typescript

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Title: Safari Centrafrique with Claude Vasselet - typescript
Dates: 1963
Quantity: 0.05 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 3041 to MS 3044 in housed together in 1 half box)
Coll. Number: ms3042

Biographical/Historical Note

James L. Campbell (1913-1998) was a doctor in Orlando, Florida. He graduated from the University of Georgia in 1936. He and a friend, Jerry Ross, went on safari in the Central African Republic in February and March of 1963. Claude Vasselet was their white hunter.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of a typed booklet written by Campbell giving a daily account of the safari. There are detailed descriptions of the trip to Africa, the hunts, the animals, the food and the people. The last page lists the animals killed by each man and includes elephants, lions and leopards. After pages 21 and 43 there are copies of five photographs of the hunters with their kill.

Index Terms

Campbell, James L., 1913-1998
Campbell, James L., 1913-1998 -- Diaries
Campbell, James L., 1913-1998 -- Photographs
Central African Republic--Description and travel.
Elephants--Central African Republic.
Leopard--Central African Republic.
Lions--Central African Republic.
Ross, Jerry
Ross, Jerry -- Photographs
Safari guides--Central African Republic.
Safaris--Central African Republic.
University of Georgia. -- Alumni and alumnae
Vasselet, Claude

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Safari Centrafrique with Claude Vasselet - typescript. MS 3042. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Typescript, 1963