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Papers of Sir Anthony C.C. Swann, CMG, OBE, [1978-1984]

MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (268) (Box 17)

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Personal data sheet, correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project, transcript of interview, note on the rise of the Mau Mau, by Swann, with transcript, [1978-1984].


  • [1978-1984]


70 Leaves

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MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (268) (Box 17)

Biographical / Historical

Sir Anthony C.C. Swann, CMG, OBE served with 2/3rd Battalion and 5/6th Battalion, King's African Rifles, Kenya, Abyssinia and Somalia, 1940-1944, and as Minister for Defence, Kenya, 1960-1963.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (268) in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Related Materials

Tapes and transcripts of two interviews on service in colonial administration, Kenya, 1936-1963 (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1717 (149A); various items relating mainly to the Mau Mau emergency, including papers on the rise of Mau Mau donated by Swann (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1915).

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