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Papers of Richard B. Brayne


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Papers relating to Tanganyika, comprising preparation for Princess Margaret's tour, 1956, Kondoa District reports and handing-over notes, 1950-1960, miscellaneous reports, etc., Mzumbe administrative training centre, 1961-1963, and correspondence.


  • [1950-1963]


2 boxes

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Afr. s. 1119].
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MSS. Afr. s. 1119

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 897

Biographical / Historical

Richard B. Brayne (b 1924), MBE (1957) was educated at Sherborne School and Pembroke College, Cambridge, and undertook military service, 1942-1946, as lieutenant. He began work as cadet, Tanganyika, 1948 and served as district officer in Tanganyika and the Tanzania Government Service, 1950-1964.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 475 in Manuscript Collections of Africana in Rhodes House Library Oxford, compiled by Louis B. Frewer (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1968).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were deposited at the library by Brayne on long loan on c21st August 1967.
Papers of Richard B. Brayne
Paul Davidson
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Repository Details

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