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Archive of Sir Robert Armitage

Papers of Sir Robert Perceval Armitage, KCMG, MBE (1906-90) relating to his work in Kenya, the Gold Coast, Cyprus and Nyasaland.
Extents: 1.05 Linear metres (7 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1926-83
Collection

Papers of Alexander Mair Wilkie

Correspondence, memoranda etc. of service in Kenya, the British Solomon Islands and as British Resident Commissioner in the New Hebrides.
Extents: 4 boxes
Dates: 1935-1969
Collection

Papers of Clarence E.V. Buxton

Papers, reports and correspondence relating to Kenya, 1921-1964, Zanzibar, 1913-1965, and Palestine, 1939.
Extents: 8 boxes
Dates: 1913-1965
Single Item

Papers of J. A. Gardner

Administrative reports as District Commissioner in Elgeyo-Marakwet, Kenya, 1961-1962.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.2048
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1961-1962
Collection

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
Collection

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
Collection

Papers of Sir Patrick Muir Renison

The collection mainly consists of speeches and broadcasts made by Renison while serving in the West Indies and in Kenya. Topics covered in the speeches include Kenya's constitutional advancement, the Conference at Lancaster House in 1960, and the constitutional talks held in Nairobi in 1961. Also included in the collection is a small amount of correspondence about the future of the Overseas Civil Service and papers concerning recruitment.
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: 1949-1962
Collection

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
Single Item

Papers of William Sydney Marchant

Photographs, press cuttings and other papers relating to colonial service in Kenya, 1919-1938, 1943-1947, and as Resident Commissioner of the Solomon Islands, 1939-1943.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 491
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1919-1947
Collection

Papers of Women Administrative Officers in Colonial Africa

Reminiscences, press cuttings, circulars, photographs and associated material of women who served in the Colonial Service in Africa and the West Indies (one contribution only from the West Indies), mainly relating to the years 1945 to 1960.
Extents: 1.2 Linear metres (8 boxes)
Dates: 1944-1984
Single Item

Photographs taken by Colonel Eric and Amy Brooke-Anderson

Album containing photographs taken by Colonel Eric Brooke-Anderson (Kenya administration) and his wife Amy. Mainly photographs of Fort Hall, Kenya, but also some of the surrounding area - Thika Falls, Chania Falls, Mount Kenya, and also some photographs of Zanzibar, Aden, Suez, Port Said and Durban. The photographs feature people, buildings, scenery, and include a few images of the Church Missionary Society buildings in Weithaga.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.r.238
Extents: 1 album, 1 print
Dates: 1920-1926

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Indexed names
Armitage | Sir | Robert Perceval | 1906-1990 | Knight | colonial administrator 1
Brooke-Anderson | Amy | fl 1920-1926 | wife of Colonel Eric L Brooke-Anderson 1
Brooke-Anderson | Eric L | fl 1920-1926 | Colonel 1
Brooke-Popham | Henry Robert Moore | 1878-1953 | Sir | Knight Air Chief Marshal 1
Buxton | Clarence Edward Victor | 1892-1967 | Colonial Administrator 1
Church Missionary Society 2
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
Gardner | J A | b 1921 | Administrator Kenyan Government 1
Grigg | Edward William Macleay | 1879-1955 | 1st Baron Altrincham | politician 1
Marchant | William Sydney | 1894-1953 | Colonial Administrator 1
Renison | Patrick Muir | 1911-1965 | Sir | Knight Colonial Administrator 1
Richards | Charles Granston | b 1908 | Missionary and Publisher 1
University of Oxford | Development Records Project 1
Wilkie | Alexander Mair | 1917-1966 | Colonial Administrator 1