Skip to main content

Papers of Frank Derek Corfield, mainly relating to Mau Mau

 Collection

  • How to
    request
Historical survey of the origins and growth of Mau Mau, by Corfield, in 2 volumes, plus appendices, commissioned by the Kenyan Government and published in an abridged version in 1960. Also, correspondence and news cuttings relating to Mau Mau, the Survey, East African affairs and the Joint East and Central African Board, 1956-1967.

Dates

  • 1956-1967

Extent

2 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS.Afr.s.1675].
Please see our help page for further guidance on citing archives and manuscripts.

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS.Afr.s.1675

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 1358

Biographical / Historical

Unknown.

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as no. 962 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Custodial History

Deposited with the Oxford Colonial Records Project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Colonial Records Project.
Title
Papers of Frank Derek Corfield, mainly relating to Mau Mau
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom