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Papers of Lieut. Donald F.T. Bowie, 20th century

MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (24A) (Box 1)

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Correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project, [1978-1984]; transcript, [1980s?] of account of the sleeping-sickness evacuation of the Wandingo tribe from Tanganyika in 1947; account of his family's experiences in the 1915 Chilembwe uprising, Malawi; United States Army map of Dar-es-Salaam and surrounding area, 1969; account by R.M. Bell of the Maji-Maji Rebellion in the Liwale District; transcript, [1980s?] of account of war-time experiences, with contemporary photographs, and of action in Burma, with maps, 1940s.


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MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (24A) (Box 1)

Biographical / Historical

Lieut. Donald F.T. Bowie served in the 2/2nd (later 22nd) Battalion, King's African Rifles, in Kenya, Ethiopia, Burma and India, 1940-1946.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (24A) in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

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