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Papers of Francis G. Finch, [1978-1984]

MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (90) (Box 4)

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Personal data sheet, correspondence with the Oxford Development Records Project, memorandum of experiences in East Africa with transcript, [1978-1984].


  • [1978-1984]


78 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (90) (Box 4)

Biographical / Historical

Francis Gerald Finch (b 1924) was educated at Stonyhurst College and undertook military service, 1943-1950, including with the Somalia Gendarmerie in Italian Somaliland, 1946-1948, in the 3rd Battalion, King's African Rifles, Somalia and Kenya, 1949-1950, rising to the rank of captain. He started work as a cadet, Tanganyika, 1951, and held the position of district officer, 1953-1962 in the Tanganyika Government Service.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (90) in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Related Materials

Photocopied statements of accounts of the Tanganyika reunion, 1971-1983, with two lists of members, 1978-1981 (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1899).

Repository Details

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