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La Société Anonyme des Huileries du Congo Belge continued, 1925-1945

MSS. Lugard 152

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  1. File 1, fols. 1-141: Documents 101-111 (as listed in MSS. Lugard 150/3), including a draft speech intended for the Directors' meeting of 28 June 1932 but not used, minutes, committee papers, other reports and correspondence, 1932-1933.
  2. File 2, fols. 1-162 and items 1-2: Documents 112-131, excluding 120, consisting of similar material with Lugard's nomination of Lord Trenchard as his successor as president of the board of directors (Lugard had held this office for 22 years.), 1933-1945.
  3. File 3, fols. 1-108: Document 120, consisting of memoranda by Dr Horn on commercial agreements with African communities, correspondence and comments by Lugard, Baron von Asbeck, Kenneth Wheare and Henri Labouret, 1936-1937.
  4. File 4, fols. 1-171 and item 1: Reports on the labour conditions in the Belgian Congo by the [International Labour Organization] Commission of 1925 and by H.R. Greenhalgh for Lever Brothers Limited in 1930. Also a précis of Voyage au Congo by André Gide. 1925-1930.
  5. File 5, fols. 1-2: Correspondence with L. Genon about the fate of the Société during wartime, 1943.


  • 1925-1945


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Lugard 152

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