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Papers of Captain John W. Howard, [1978-1984]

MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (143) (Box 5)

  • Request

Personal data sheet, correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project, responses to aide-memoire, [1978-1984].


  • Creation: [1978-1984]


35 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (143) (Box 5)

Biographical / Historical

Captain John W. Howard (b 1917) was educated at Gresham's School and Magdalene College, Cambridge, taking the post of district officer, Kenya, 1939. He served in the 5th Battalion, King's African Rifles, Kenya, Somalia, Abyssinia and Madagascar, 1940-1944. He was supervisor, colonial service courses, Cambridge, 1951-1953, senior district commissioner, Kenya, 1957, and executive officer, African land development, from the same year. He was Chairman of the Land Development and Settlement Board, 1962-1963, temporary Principal, D.T.C., 1963 and Overseas Development Ministry, 1964.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (143A) in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Related Materials

Annual report, 1944-1945, Mandera District, Kenya; notes on visit to Transkei, Ciskei and Basutoland, southern Africa, 1950; development plan, Machakos District, Kenya, 1953; claims file, 1953-1956 (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 787).

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