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Memoirs of Otto Markus

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MSS.Afr.s.1764

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Memoirs of Otto Markus as pioneer, trader, and Director and Chairman of the East African Trading Company. Typescript.

Dates

  • 1903-1949

Extent

131 ff.

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS.Afr.s.1764

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 3129

Biographical / Historical

Otto Markus, pioneer and trader in British East Africa [now Kenya]. He formed the East African Trading Company in ca.1900 (he was Director and Chairman) and the Old East African Trading Company in 1923.

Other Finding Aids

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Listed as no. 1155 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Custodial History

Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Development Records Project.
Title
Memoirs of Otto Markus
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom