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Papers of Hugh S. Senior, [1978-1984]

MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (243) (Box 16)

  • Request

Address card, correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project and addendum to responses, replies to aide-memoire with transcript, [1978-1984].


  • Creation: [1978-1984]


28 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (243) (Box 16)

Biographical / Historical

Hugh Stanley Senior was educated at Weymouth College and at Hertford College, Oxford, taking a post as a cadet in the Colonial Service, Tanganyika Territory, 1930 and assistant district officer, 1932. He served with the 1st Battalion, King's African Rifles, Nyasaland, c1936-1939 and 6th Battalion, Tanganyika, Sudan and Abyssinia, 1939-1941. He became district officer, Tanganyika, 1942, senior, 1950, interpreter, Kisukuma, then Secretary, Development Commission, 1947.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (243) in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Related Materials

Memorandum on service in the colonial administration in Tanganyika, 1930-1953, with related photographs and article (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1738 (38)).

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