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Papers about Unga Limited, 1933-1956


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  1. (fols 1-18) - Memorandum, with 12 appendices, prepared to assist the Directors with reference to the future policy of the Company. There is a covering letter from the Manager, F. Thomas Holden, to the Directors. 4 Oct 1933.
  2. (fols 19-20) - extract from a Memorandum to Directors, concerning Ahluwalia Pritam Singh, owner of the Krishna Flour Mills at Eldoret, 7 Aug 1936.
  3. (fol 21) - list of eleven 'Queries for Holden', in Elspeth Huxley's hand, n.d.
  4. (fols 22-30) - transcript of a tape-recorded conversation between Captain Riddell, General Manager of the Boma Trading Company, and Holden, about the start of Unga Limited and the history of the Boma Trading Company, 19 Sep 1951.
  5. (fols 31-50) - notes by Holden on the early years of Unga Limited, including the formation of the Kenya Grain Mills in 1923, with a list of the first board of Directors, n.d. With marginal notes in Elspeth Huxley's hand.
  6. (fols 51-71) - notes by Holden continued, covering years 1939-1954, n.d.
  7. (fols 72-81) - an additional historical note by Holden on proposals for Silo Storage in Kenya, 16 Nov 1953 (see fol 62).
  8. (fols 82-97) - the early history of Unga Limited as remembered by A.K. Constantine, Manager from Jan 1922 to Mar 1929, Dec 1956. See also MSS. Afr. s. 782 box 1, file 4, fols 170-179.


  • Creation: 1933-1956


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Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Afr. s. 782 box 3, file 2