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Letter of H.B.M. Chipembere

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MSS. Afr. s. 2267

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Copy of a letter, [1961], by H. Chipembere encouraging his political supporters in their opposition to Dr. Banda, Prime Minister of Nyasaland.


  • 20th century


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Language of Materials

  • English

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MSS. Afr. s. 2267

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CMD ID 1203

Biographical / Historical

Henry Masauko Blasius Chipembere (1930-1974) was founder of the Pan-African Democratic Party of Malawi and Treasurer-General of the Malawi Congress Party. He was Assistant District Commissioner, Domasi, Nyasaland, [from 1954], a member of the Nyasaland African Congress, [from 1954] and of the Nyasaland Legislative Council, [from 1956]. He was Minister of Local Government, Malawi, [from 1963], Minister of Education, [until 1964], and Assistant Professor in History, University of California, Los Angeles, from 1969.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by G.B. Baird on 6th June 1968.

Related Materials

Nyasaland papers, including circular letters to civil servants from Prime Minister Hastings Banda, 1963-1964 (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1177).
Letter of H.B.M. Chipembere
Paul Davidson
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