DIGITAL LIBRARY

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Welcome to the National Library of Uganda Digital Library collection. Below are Items so far digitized; 

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 Author: West, Henry W. (Entebbe: UPPC, 1965)   The Mailo system in Buganda  The book traces the roots of customary land tenure in the Buganda prior to British influence and explains the origins of the Baganda people and how land became a sensitive issue, because peasant occupancy rights were ignored ...  
 Uganda survey department (Uganda. Survey, Land, and Mines Department, Entebbe, Uganda, 1935).  Map of Uganda protectorate   This map of Uganda during the period of British colonial rule. Shown are international, inter colonial, provincial, district, and county boundaries; ...  
 Mukasa, Ham, 1868-1956; Mullins, Joseph Dennis (Church Missionary Society, London, 1904)  The Wonderful Story of Uganda. To Which is Added the Story of Ham Mukasa, Told by Himself   This is an account of the mission to Uganda undertaken in the 1870s by the London-based Church Missionary Society (CMS) and the spread of Christianity ...  
 Harrison, Alexina Mackay (Hodder and Stoughton, London, 1892).  The Story of the Life of Mackay of Uganda Told for Boys    The Story of the Life of Mackay of Uganda Told for Boys is a biography of Alexander Murdoch Mackay (1849–90), a pioneering Scottish missionary to Uganda. Written by Mackay’s sister, Alexina Mackay Harrison.  
Hattersley, C. W. (Charles W.) (The Religious Track Society, London, 1906).  Uganda by Pen and Camera  Charles William Hattersley (1866–1934) was a British missionary who joined the Church Missionary Society in early 1897 wholeft England for Uganda, ... The first chapter  describes the arduous journey taken by the missionaries to reach Uganda. The chapter on religion discusses Katonda, as the Baganda called God, and the traditional Bagand belief that Katonda had sent Kintu and Kintu’s wife, Nambi, into the world to bear children and to populate the Earth. Some 30 of Hattersley’s photographs are also included…  
 Bland-Sutton, John, Sir, 1855-1936 (Hutchinson & Co., London, 1933)  Men and Creatures in Uganda This book is a first-hand account of a trip taken by John Bland-Sutton (1855–1936) in 1910 from the port of Mombasa (present-day Kenya) to Uganda and back to the coast via the Rift Valley of Ethiopia and Kenya. Bland-Sutton was a distinguished British surgeon who did pioneering work in several areas of medicine. The story contains his descriptions of the people and animals he observed in Uganda which included antelopes, gazelles, lions, crocodiles, and many species of birds…  
Critolaos (Elliot Stock, London, 1909).  Growls from Uganda  Growls from Uganda is a book of reflections on various aspects of modern life written by an unidentified Englishman living in Uganda in the early part of the 20th century. The author’s pseudonym, is taken from a relatively obscure ancient Greek philosopher who was a member of the school of Skeptics. The first chapter, entitled “Civilization from a Distance,” describes the experience of the author living in a Baganda grass hut, built to his own specification and fashion. Successive chapters deal with what the author sees, from his detached perspective as a recluse in Africa, as the evils of modern European and American civilization: advertising, commercialism, excessive desire for money, a flawed educational system, and accidents involving motor cars. The concluding chapter recounts the author’s earlier life as a gold prospector in British Columbia, Canada…   
Constitutional Committee (Government Printer, Entebbe, Uganda, 1959) Report of the Constitutional Committee 1959  This report was prepared in 1959 by a constitutional committee established by Sir Frederick Crawford, Governor of Uganda, as the then-protectorate of Uganda prepared for independence from Great Britain. It was “to consider, and to recommend to the Governor, the form of direct elections on a common roll for the representative members of the Legislative Council to be introduced in 1961, the number of seats to be filled under the above system; [and] their allocation among the different areas of the Protectorate  
 Great Britain; Kingdom of Ankole (Uganda Protectorate, Entebbe, Uganda, 1962-08-30).  The Ankole Agreement, 1962  The Ankole Agreement, 1962 was made on August 30, 1962: “between Sir Walter Fleming Coutts, Knight Commander of the Most distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George, Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, Governor and Commander in Chief of the Uganda Protectorate on behalf of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, by the grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of Her other Realms and Territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith on the one part; and Nyakusinga Rubambansi Sir Charles Godfrey Gasyonga II, Omugabe of the Kingdom of Ankole by and with the advice and consent of the Eishengyero for himself and his successors in office for and on behalf of the Eishengyero and the people of the Kingdom of Ankole in the Uganda Protectorate.” Uganda became independent in October 1962.   
 Uganda. Survey, Land, and Mines Department; Saben & Company (Uganda. Survey, Land, and Mines Department, Entebbe, Uganda, 1956). Street Plan of the Centre of Kampala as it appeared in 1956  This map shows the center of Kampala, today the capital and largest city of Uganda, as it appeared in 1956 during the late colonial period. Depicted on the map are roads and streets; government and commercial buildings, schools; churches and mosques; the headquarters of the Uganda Society; and other buildings and sites…  
 Great Britain; Kingdom of Bunyoro Kitara (Uganda Protectorate, Entebbe, 1956). The Bunyoro Agreement 1955 This document, from the National Archives of Uganda, is the original of the Bunyoro Agreement of 1955 between Great Britain and the Kingdom of Bunyoro-Kitara, one of the traditional kingdoms of Uganda.   
 Jones, Herbert Gresford (1870–1958) (1926).  Uganda in Transformation: 1876–1926    Uganda in Transformation: 1876–1926 is Jones’s account of the development of the Anglican Church in Uganda since the arrival of the first British missionaries in 1877.  
Driberg, Jack Herber (1888–1946); Coryndon, Robert Thrones Sir (1870-1925) (1923).  The Lango  This is the 1923 study of the Lango people of north-central Uganda narrates the origins and history of the group, which had a form of government based on minor clan chiefs, rather than a king or superior chief, before the arrival of the British rule.  
 Roscoe, , John (1861-1932) (London : Macmillan, 1911).  The Baganda   This book describes the social and religious life of the Baganda in the old days before country, Uganda, came under the influence of Europe. View/Open
 Uganda Survey, Land and Mines department (1959).  Masaka, Uganda Map    This is the original map of Masaka District, Buganda Province in the Uganda Protectorate (present-day Uganda) 

 
 Uganda Survey, Land and Mines department (Entebbe: Uganda. Survey, Land, and Mines Department, 1945).  Mubende District, Buganda Province, Uganda Protectorate    This is the original map of Mubende District, Buganda Province, Uganda Protectorate (present-day Uganda)