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Papers of Lieut.-Colonel H. Moyse-Bartlett, MBE, [1890-1970s]

MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (197) (Boxes 12-14)

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Papers relating to a history of the King's African Rifles, written for inclusion in the Famous Regiments series (London, Leo Cooper Ltd., [1970s]) and covering the post-1945 period

  1. Notes from various sources and a manuscript draft, [1970s]
  2. Notes, and copies of letters requesting information for the history, [1970s]
  3. Typescript draft, [1970s]
  4. Related notes and correspondence, 1972-1973

Papers relating to King's African Rifles - A Study in the Military History of East and Central Africa, 1890-1945, by Moyse-Bartlett (Aldershot, Gale & Polden, 1956)

  1. Volume of maps, nd.
  2. Related personal correspondence, 1955-1970
  3. Correspondence, 1952-1963, relating to the publication contract

Other papers

  1. Notes and papers relating to the Regiment's history, [c1960s]
  2. Correspondence, 1952-1972, relating to the Regiment's trust fund, uniforms, history, etc.
  3. Records of officers serving 1890-1914, nd.
  4. Records of officers seconded to the military forces of East and Central Africa, 1890-1914
  5. List of Indian Army officers serving in East Africa, nd.
  6. Related printed material, 1953-1973
  7. Card index of officers, 1890 onwards


  • Creation: [1890-1970s]


20 volumes and files

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (197) (Boxes 12-14)

Biographical / Historical

Lieut.-Colonel H. Moyse-Bartlett, MBE was the official historian of the King's African Rifles.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (197) in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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