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Africa, the Commonwealth and decolonisation, 1956-1975

MS. Callaghan 214
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  1. Folder labelled: "1200: I/C/CDC: 56-60" containing notes and press cuttings regarding debates in the House of Commons and House of Lords on the Ghana Independence Bill, the Overseas Resources Development Bill and the Malaya Independence Bill, and notes on references made to the Commonwealth Development Committee in debates. 1956-1960
  2. Folder labelled "1201: I/C/EEC: 59" containing note on the Commonwealth African territories and the European Common Market. [1959]
  3. Envelope labelled "1202: I/C/SA: 60" containing press cuttings regarding the Commonwealth Prime Ministers' meeting and South Africa. 1960
  4. Folder labelled "1230: I/C: 58-62" containing documents and correspondence regarding the Central African Federation, obituary for Tom Mboya, notes on the All-Africa People's Conference in Cairo, itinerary for a visit by Callaghan to Cairo, Kenya and Northern Rhodesia, correspondence regarding Cyprus and Malta, notes on the civil service in Kenya, copies of correspondence with Fenner Brockway regarding fighting in Malaya, correspondence regarding South Africa and the 1958 Commonwealth Games, and a map showing the spread of main vernacular languages in West and Central Africa. 1957-1969
  5. Folder labelled "1239: I/Afr: 74-75" containing copy of report Rhodesia: Token Sanctions or Total Economic Warfare by G. Arnold and A. Baldwin, and press clippings from British papers about Callaghan's visit to Southern Africa. 1974-1975


  • 1956-1975


1 box (5 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Callaghan 214

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom