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Papers of J. A. Gardner

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MSS.Afr.s.2048

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Administrative reports as District Commissioner in Elgeyo-Marakwet, Kenya, 1961-1962.

Dates

  • 1961-1962

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS.Afr.s.2048

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 1950

Biographical / Historical

J. A. Gardner was born in 1921 and educated at Cuthbert's Preparatory School; Bromsgrove School; and Brasenose College, Oxford. After military service (1941-1945), he entered the Colonial Service in Kenya. He held the posts of District Officer (1946), District Commissioner (c.1961-1962), Senior District Commissioner (1962), and Administrative Secretary (1963-1965).

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Listed as no. 974 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Title
Papers of J. A. Gardner
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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