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Papers of Arthur Guy Clutton-Brock relating to Nyasaland

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Typescript by Clutton-Brock entitled "Case for the withdrawal of Nyasaland from the Federation" [c.1958-1959]. Also, a typescript entitled "Present state of unrest in Nyasaland, statement of the synod of the Church of Central Africa Presbyterian" (1958), and newscuttings about Nyasaland (1959).


  • 1958-1959


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Language of Materials

  • English

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CMD ID 1264

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Guy Clutton-Brock (1906-1995) was educated at Rugby School, and Magdalene College, Cambridge (he was elected an honorary fellow of the College in 1973).

Clutton-Brock worked at the 'Settlements' of Cambridge House (1927) and Rugby House (1929) and later became Head of Oxford House (1940). He joined the Borstal Service in 1933 and in 1936 was appointed Principal Probation Officer for the Metropolitan Police Court District. In 1946 he began working for Christian Reconstruction in Europe (which later became Christian Aid).

After working as an agricultural labourer (1947) and as an agriculturalist at St. Faith's Mission (1949), Clutton-Brock became a Field Worker for the African Development Trust (1959-1965). Between 1965 and 1972 he worked as an independent social worker.

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Listed as no. 308 and 319 in Manuscript Collections of Africana in Rhodes House Library, Oxford, compiled by Louis B. Frewer (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1968).
Papers of Arthur Guy Clutton-Brock relating to Nyasaland
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