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Papers of J. Michael Popkin relating to colonial education in Kenya

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MSS.Afr.s.1688

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Correspondence, articles, statistics, photographs, etc., on the development of colonial education in Kenya, 1946-1964. Including sketch of Government African School at Nandi by Peter Sanderson (Education Officer, Kenya), 1951, with accompanying explanatory notes by Popkin.

Dates

  • 1946-1964

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS.Afr.s.1688

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 3754

Biographical / Historical

J. Michael Popkin was born in 1920 and educated at St. Edmund's School in Canterbury, and St. Catharine's College, Cambridge. He was on military service between 1940 and 1944. In 1947 Popkin was appointed as an Education Officer in Kenya, he became Senior Education Officer in 1961 (-1964).

Other Finding Aids

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Listed as nos. 1022 and 1023 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
Papers of J. Michael Popkin relating to colonial education in Kenya
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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