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Papers of Willoughby Harry Thompson

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MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 519

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Memoir of service, 1944-1974, with related papers.


  • 1944-1974


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  • English

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MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 519

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 4555

Biographical / Historical

Willoughby Harry Thompson (fl 1944-1974) lived and worked in Kenya before being posted to the Falkland Islands as Colonial Secretary, 1963-1969, Anguilla as Commissioner, 1969-1971 and Montserrat as Governor, 1971-1974. His wife, Sheelah, worked for some time in the Colonial Nursing Service

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 627 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated by Willoughby Harry Thompson to the library in May 1988.

Related Materials

Handing-over reports, Kandara division, Fort Hall, 1955 and Bungoma, 1957, Kenya; annual reports, Tana River district, 1958, 1959, Kenya (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 839).
Papers of Willoughby Harry Thompson
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom