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Material relating to statistics, Tanganika tea and Uganda tea, c.1948-2014

MS. 20574/8
Held in our offsite storage facility

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File 1: Statistical information comprising:

  1. Notes on Kenya tea acreage and production from 1924 to 1956 and from 1963 to 2002.
  2. Notes on the Wilson Smithet survey in 1959.
  3. Tea Board: production by sub-sector, 1982-2014.
  4. Notes on tea exports, 1925-1956 and 1970s-2002.
  5. Notes on tea export prices from 1956 to 2009.

File 2: Tanganyika tea comprising:

  1. Notes on Agriculture and Labour Department files from 1908 to 1950s.
  2. Notes on estate visits in 1957.
  3. Notes on Tanganyika acreage and tea exports up to 1956.
  4. Notes on visit to B. Theobald at Tanzanian Tea Packers (TATEPA Ltd) in 2003.
  5. Notes on estate acreages in 1954 and 1986.
  6. 'The Origin of the Tanganyika Tea Company Limited and its Activities between 1940 and 1948' by W.G. Dickinson, c.1948 (typescript),
  7. Memoir by Frank Walker, chairman of the Tanganyika Tea Company from 1940 until 1952, n.d.

File 3: Uganda tea comprising:

  1. Notes on Agricultural Department files from 1920s to 1940s.
  2. Notes on Uganda Company files including Board minutes from 1930s to 1950s, with carbon copies of two letters, 1956.
  3. Notes on tea cultivation in Ankole, 1950s.
  4. Notes on Dr Eden's reports on Uganda tea, c. 1952.
  5. Notes on the early history of tea in Uganda, c.1930s-1950s.
  6. Statistics on Uganda tea - production, export and local consumption - from 1930s to 1950s.
  7. Papers and one photograph relating to McWilliam's visit to Ruwenzori Highlands in 2004.


  • Creation: c.1948-2014


3 folders

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 20574/8

Repository Details

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Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom