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Closer Union, 1929-1932

MSS. Lugard 66

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  1. File 1, fols. 1-33: Correspondence between Sir Philip Mitchell, Julian Huxley, Norman Leys, Sir Drummond Shiels and Ormsby-Gore about the situation in East Africa, the policies pursued there, Lord Passfield's views and the prospect for Closer Union, 1929-1931.
  2. File 2, fols. 1-5: Opinions sent to the Secretary of State for India, at his request, by the Department of Education, Health and Lands, Kenya, on the attitude of unofficial circles in India towards Closer Union, with extracts from The Times on the Government of India's views, 1929-1930.
  3. File 3, fols. 1-111: Memoranda by Lugard, Mitchell and Leggett and an article and letter to the press by Lugard on East African 'native policy' and the Closer Union issue, 1929-1931.
  4. File 4, fols. 1-7: Extracts from The Times, East African Standard and East Africa on the implications of Closer Union, 1929-1932.
  5. File 5, item 1: Despatch from Sir Edward Grigg, Governor of Kenya, to the Secretary of State for the Colonies on the Closer Union proposals, 1930.
  6. File 6, fols. 1-24: Two anonymous, typescript articles on "East Africa - a practical suggestion" and a memorandum by Dr Charlotte Leubuscher on the East African economy, n.d.
  7. File 7, fol. 1: Notes made by Margery Perham's research assistant on some of the papers to be found in this box, n.d. The rest of the papers noted may be found elsewhere in this section of Lugard's papers or in Margery Perham's papers relating to East Africa.


  • 1929-1932


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Lugard 66

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