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White Man's Country file 5, 1933


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  1. (fols 1-159) - manuscript notes, mainly undated, made for White Man's Country, 11 Jan-10 Feb 1933. The notes are chiefly of interviews of people who had known Delamere including: L. Amery; Dr Atkinson; S.S. Bagge; Mr Blanke; C.C. Bowring; R. Carnegie; R. Chamberlain; Clutterbuck; Powys Cobb; Lady Eleanor Cole; F. Couldrey; Professor Coupland; Gladys Delamere ('G.D.'); Mr Duder; Major E.A.T. Dutton; Brassey Edwards; Alexandra and Bo Fawcus; Sir E. Grigg; E.S. Grogan; Byng Hall; J.F.H. Harper; Hausberg; Hemsted; Hitchin; C.W. Hobley; Cecil Hoey; Dorothy Hunter; Major Jackson; E.C. ('Boy') Long; R.F. Mayer; H.M.-M. Moore; Sir E. Northey; W.G. Ormsby-Gore; O'Shea; Jack Riddell; Sandford; Lord Francis Scott; Trevor Sheen; General Smuts; Leslie Tarlton; Charles Taylor; Colonel Turner; Lady K. Villiers; Colonel Walker; Freddy Ward; J. van der Weyer; Mrs Whalley (née Huddleston); McClellan Wilson; Mr Wolfe (Director of Agriculture); and J.R. Wood (Manager of Delamere's Equator Ranch). There are also miscellaneous notes, lists of names and book titles, and notes about Vale Royal (Delamere's family home in England). The papers have been arranged in their present order by the archivist.
  2. (fols 160-168) - questionnaire on Kenya. The questions are grouped under three headings: (1) pre-war; (2) the war; (3) post-war. In the first section they are concerned with the first settlers, the Colonists' Association, Labour, the Legislative Council, the Masai [Maasai] and the Land; the second, with the King's African Rifles and war time conditions; the third, with post-war problems including the Indian Question. n.d.
  3. (not foliated) - notebook containing handwritten replies to the above by Sir Charles Bowring, n.d.


  • Creation: 1933


1.0 file

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Afr. s. 782 box 1, file 5