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Correspondence of Leonard Heaney

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MSS. Afr. s. 2271

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Typescript transcription of letters written by Heaney from Tanganyika to his parents in England, compiled under the title Letters and Notes from Tanganyika 1929-1943.

Dates

  • 1929-1943

Extent

141 pages

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS. Afr. s. 2271

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 2306

Biographical / Historical

Leonard M. Heaney (b 1906), CMG (1959), was educated at Bristol Grammar School and at Oriel College, Oxford, undertaking military service, 1940-1945 (Major). He began work in the Colonial Service as cadet, Tanganyika, 1929, was made assistant district officer, 1931, district officer, 1941, deputy provincial commissioner, 1948, provincial commissioner, 1951 and senior, 1956. He retired in 1958, was made temporary principal, Colonial Office, 1959 and continued in the Civil Service to [c1964?].

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by Lieut.-Colonel Parker-Jones, on behalf of Leonard Heaney, on 25th June 1998.
Title
Correspondence of Leonard Heaney
Status
Completed
Author
Paul Davidson
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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