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Papers of P.M. Dempster

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MSS. Afr. s. 2299

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Handing over notes, 1955-1962, as district officer (later district commissioner) in Kenya, with a copy of History of the Loyalists on resistance to the Mau Mau revolt.

Dates

  • 1955-1962

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS. Afr. s. 2299

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 1548

Biographical / Historical

P.M. Dempster transferred from the police to the Colonial Service in 1954, serving as district officer at Kilgoris, Kenya until 1955, Egoji until 1956, Nithi Division, Chuka until 1957, Meru until 1958, Embu Division until 1960, and as district commissioner, Marsabit, Northern Province until 1962.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 156 in Manuscript Collections of Africana in Rhodes House Library Oxford, compiled by Louis B. Frewer (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1968).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were deposited at the library by P.M. Dempster in July 1964 on long loan.
Title
Papers of P.M. Dempster
Status
Completed
Author
Paul Davidson
Language of description
English

Repository Details

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