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John T. PURVIS, 1900-1952, 1961, 1978-1980

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MSS. Afr. s. 1738 (34)

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  1. (fols. i-xii) correspondence with ODRP, 1978-1980
  2. (fols. 1-5) details of career in Tanganyika, [1980]
  3. (fols. 6-22) "An Autobiography Covering 25 Years Colonial Service in Tanganyika, 1927-52": typescript accounty by Purvis, [1980]
  4. (fols. 23-32) typescript copies of press cuttings and of inscriptions on memorials relating to Purvis's Tanganyikan service, 1900-1952
  5. (fols. 33-52) photographs relating to Purvis's time in Tanganyika, 1930 and no date (mostly captioned)
  6. (item 1) "Wasted Rainfall in Relation to Crop Production": offprint of article by Purvis from East African Agricultural Journal, vol. XI, no. 2, October 1945
  7. (item 2) "Tanganyika - the Sukumaland Development Scheme": offprint of article by Purvis from Corona, February 1951
  8. (item 3) Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, a Tanganyika Data Book, October 1961
  9. (item 4) Tanganyika 1961 Exhibition: Souvenir Catalogue

Dates

  • 1900-1952, 1961, 1978-1980

Extent

64 leaves + 4 items

Shelfmark

MSS. Afr. s. 1738 (34)

Biographical / Historical

(Born 1903)

Stock Inspector, Mpwapwa and Musoma, 1927-1929; Agricultural Farm Manager, later Assistant Livestock Officer, Mpwapwa and Arusha, 1930-1932; Agricultural Farm Manager, Mpwapwa and Arusha, 1933-1935; Moshi, 1936-1940; Agricultural Officer, Musoma and Shinyanga, 1941-1948; Senior Agricultural Officer, Malya, 1949-1952.

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