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Papers of Colonel Thomas Leahy, [1936-1954], [1978-1984]

MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (163) (Box 10)

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Personal data sheet, correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project, responses to aide-memoire with transcript, [1978-1984]; reports and letters relating to a border incident at Moyale, Kenya, January 1940; photographs relating to service in East Africa, portraits of African King's African Rifles NCOs, [1936-1941]; The Skull of Chief Mkwawa of Uhehe (Dar es Salaam, The Government Printer, 1954).


  • Creation: [1936-1954], [1978-1984]


74 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (163) (Box 10)

Biographical / Historical

Colonel Thomas Leahy served in the 3rd Battalion, King's African Rifles, Kenya, 1936-1939, 5th Battalion, King's African Rifles, Kenya, 1939-1940, 2nd Battalion, King's African Rifles, British Somaliland, Kenya, Abyssinia, 1940-1941. He was Private Secretary to the Governor of Tanganyika, 1953-1955.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (163) in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Repository Details

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