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Archive of Sir Edwin Arrowsmith

Archive of Sir Edwin Arrowsmith (1909-92) relating to his work for the Colonial Administrative Service. With a small amount of his papers as Director of the Overseas Development Resettlement Bureau.
Extents: 0.7 Linear metres (7 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1932-65, 1980
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Archive of Sir Hamilton Goold-Adams and Elizabeth Main

Papers of colonial governor Sir Hamilton Goold-Adams (1858-1920) and of his daughter, Elizabeth Main (1918-2010).
Extents: 1.05 Linear metres (7 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1880-2001
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Cape Colony Letters

Letters written from Cape Colony. Correspondents include Sir Henry Barkly, Robert Brooke, Sir William Eyre, George Macartney, Sir Rawson William Rawson and Sir Richard Southey. Also included are 81 letters from Robert White to his uncle, Robert Godlonton, both partners in the firm of Godlonton, White & Co., printers, publishers and stationers of Graham's Town.
Extents: 2 Volumes
Dates: 1795-1880
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Correspondence of Sir John Robert Chancellor

37 letters written by, or to, Sir John Chancellor, including letters about India, Mauritius, Palestine, Cyprus and South Africa.
Extents: 37 items (107 ff.)
Dates: 1909-1929
Single Item

Interview with Sir John Stuart Macpherson

Tape and transcript of an interview, 1968, on his career in the Colonial Service in: Malaya (1921-1937); Palestine (1939-1943); the West Indies (1943-1947), and as Governor and Governor-General of Nigeria (1948-1955).
Shelfmark: MSS.Brit.Emp.s.487
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1968
Single Item

Letters from Sir Oswald Raynor Arthur whilst in the Falkland Islands

Letters home as Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Falkland Islands.
Shelfmark: MSS.Atlan.s.11
Extents: 152 ff.
Dates: 1954-1956
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Papers of Sir Charles Campbell Woolley

Papers relating to Woolley's service in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), Jamaica, Cyprus and British Guiana (now Guyana). Included are: Papers concerning the visit by the Duke of Gloucester to Ceylon in 1934 and an earlier visit by the Duke and other officials Cuttings from West Indian newspapers, including accounts of the "New Deal" for Jamaica introduced by Woolley (a land settlement scheme, involving…
Extents: 5 boxes
Dates: 1922-1962
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Papers of Sir Edward Brandis Denham

Diaries covering Mauritius (1921-1923), Kenya (1923-1928), Gambia (1928-1930), British Guiana (1930-1934) and Jamaica (1934-1938). 30 volumes. Also, papers relating to Ceylon (1911-1917), Gambia (1816-1929) and British Guiana (1806-1932), including some 19th century papers dated before Denham's time. 2 boxes.
Extents: 30 volumes and 2 boxes
Dates: 1806-1938
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Papers of Sir Geoffrey Francis Taylor Colby

Papers of Sir Geoffrey Colby, Governor of Nyasaland, including correspondence on federation, also speeches and papers on Governor's pensions.
Extents: 3 boxes
Dates: [1948-1956?]
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Papers of Sir Gordon James Lethem

The collection covers all periods of Lethem's career except the time he spent in the Seychelles. The bulk of the material relates to his time spent in Nigeria. Included is correspondence; reports, and papers connected with them; some diaries; a number of papers in Arabic; printed books, pamphlets and newspapers; and minutes and opinions on subjects of particular interest to the Governments of Nigeria or British Guiana.
Extents: 22 boxes
Dates: 1914-1946
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Papers of Sir Harry Charles Luke

The collection contains papers relating to the eight years that Sir Harry Luke held the office of Lieutenant-Governor of Malta. Included are despatches, telegrams and correspondence (including correspondence between Luke and Secretaries of State, Governors of Malta, and dignitaries of the Roman Catholic Church). There are also papers relating to Lord Strickland and his relationship with the Roman Catholic Church and with the British Government, and papers dealing with the threat of…
Extents: 3 boxes
Dates: 1930-1937
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Papers of Sir Henry R. M. Brooke-Popham as Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Kenya

Personal papers, correspondence, etc. including period as Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Kenya.
Extents: 10 files (2 boxes)
Dates: 1936-1953
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Papers of Sir John Robert Chancellor

Despatches, official and personal correspondence, notes and memoranda relating to Chancellor's work as Governor of Mauritius, Governor of Trinidad and Tobago, Governor of Southern Rhodesia, and High Commissioner for Palestine and Trans-Jordan.
Extents: 96 Files
Dates: 1911-1931
Single Item

Papers of Sir John Warburton Paul

Files relating to Sir John Paul's time spent in the Gambia, British Honduras (now Belize) and the Bahamas. Mainly speeches, but also monthly assessments on the political and security situation in the Gambia from April 1962 to February 1965.
Shelfmark: MSS.Brit.Emp.s.551
Extents: 3 Files
Dates: 1962-1973
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Papers of Sir Robert Thorne Coryndon (2)

Papers as Governor of Uganda and Governor of Kenya. Also biographical material and correspondence. The years with the British South Africa Company are mainly represented by unofficial correspondence and Coryndon's own articles for magazines. No papers relating to his service under Rhodes survive in this collection. A small part of the collection is formed by correspondence and papers (1926-1931) of Sir Edward Grigg (Coryndon's successor in Kenya), along with papers (1913-1930) of…
Extents: 18 boxes
Dates: 1903-1947

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Indexed names
Chancellor | John Robert | 1870-1952 | Sir | Knight Colonial Administrator 2
Adams | Sir | Hamilton John Goold- | 1858-1920 | Knight | colonial governor 1
Arrowsmith | Sir | Edwin Porter | 1909-1992 | Knight | colonial governor 1
Arthur | Oswald Raynor | 1905-1973 | Sir | Knight Colonial Administrator 1
Barkly | Henry | 1815-1898 | Sir | Knight Colonial Governor 1
Brooke | Robert | d 1802 | Governor of St Helena 1
Brooke-Popham | Henry Robert Moore | 1878-1953 | Sir | Knight Air Chief Marshal 1
Church Missionary Society 1
Colby | Geoffrey Francis Taylor | 1901-1958 | Sir | Knight Governor of Nyasaland 1
Coryndon | Phyllis Mary | fl 1903-1947 | Lady | nee Worthington, wife of Sir Robert Thorne Coryndon 1
Coryndon | Sir | Robert Thorne | 1870-1925 | Knight | Colonial Administrator 1
Denham | Edward Brandis | 1876-1938 | Sir | Knight Colonial Governor 1
Dutton | Eric Aldhelm Torlogh | 1895-1973 | Colonial Administrator 1
Eyre | William | 1805-1859 | Sir | Knight Major General 1
Grigg | Edward William Macleay | 1879-1955 | 1st Baron Altrincham | politician 1
Lethem | Gordon James | 1886-1962 | Sir | Knight and Colonial Governor 1
Luke | Harry Charles | 1884-1969 | Knight and colonial governor 1
Macartney | George | 1737-1806 | 1st Earl Macartney | diplomatist and colonial governor 1
Macpherson | John Stuart | 1898-1971 | Sir | Knight Colonial Governor 1
Main | Elizabeth Mary | 1918-2010 | daughter of Sir Hamilton Goold-Adams 1