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Typescript and printed material on East Africa, 1981-1989

MSS. Afr. s. 2154 box 17

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  1. (file 1) - typescript memoirs of Margaret Elkington, n.d. (54 fols)
  2. (file 2) - letters from Romolus Kleen, enclosing papers concerning Erik von Otter: photocopied extracts from The Desert and the Green, describing his work when serving with the King's African Rifles in 1923; and manuscript and typescript transcript of a specimen translation of von Otter's book in Swedish, translated as An Officer and Big Game Hunter in Turkana. 1988 and n.d. (82 fols)
  3. (file 3) - photocopy of unpublished typescript autobiography of Eric Dutton entitled 'The Night of the Hyena' with introduction by Elspeth Huxley, n.d. (208 fols)
  4. (file 4) - photocopy of chapter 1 of memoirs of R. Tatton-Brown, n.d.; with Elspeth Huxley's 1984 notes on Tatton-Brown's papers. (23 fols)
  5. (file 5) - two letters from John Lonsdale: 26 Oct 1987 enclosing photocopy of his article 'Mau Mau throught the looking glass', in Africa, vol.15, no.2, Feb 1986, and of reading list and examination questions for the special subject on Mau Mau in the Cambridge Historical Tripos; and 22 Nov 1989, enclosing a photocopy of Chanan Singh 'Chronicle of Uhuru' [a chronology of Kenya from 1800 to 1986] from Kenya Uhuru Factbook. (74 fols)
  6. (file 6) - two letters from Dr James Pascal Imperato, 19 Oct 1987, enclosing his booklet, Arthur Donaldson Smith and the Exploration of Lake Rudolph (New York, 1987), 96pp.; and 26 Nov 1987, enclosing offprints of his articles, 'Early Modern Medical Services at Marsabit, Kenya' and 'Early Modern Medical Services at Moyale, Kenya', East African Medical Journal, vol.58, no.10, Oct 1981, pp.769-776 and vol.16, no.6, Jun 1983, pp.367-373. (17 fols and 1 item)


  • Creation: 1981-1989


1.0 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Afr. s. 2154 box 17