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Account book of Glenburnie Estate, Uasin Gishu District, Kenya

Account book of Glenburnie Estate, Uasin Gishu District, Kenya, 1921-1959.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.r.193
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 1921-1959
Collection

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
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Brands directory and correspondence to John Wallace Eames (microfilm)

Brands directory, 1913-1914, and coffee brokers' correspondence, 1931-1933, to Eames as settler and farmer in the Solai Valley. Microfilm.
Shelfmark: Micr.Afr.584
Extents: 1 item
Dates: 1913-1914, 1931-1933
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Correspondence and papers of Sir William Denis Battershill

Correspondence, mainly with the immediate Battershill family, 1908-1956 Papers concerning administrative service, chiefly in Cyprus, Palestine and Tanganyika, 1935-1957 Notes on safaris undertaken in Tanganyika and Kenya, 1945-1948 Manuscript and printed material relating to the political situation in Cyprus, also typescript of personal reflections on the island,…
Extents: 14 boxes
Dates: 1914-1952
Collection

Correspondence of Robert A.B. Chamberlain

Correspondence, chiefly relating to his agreement with Sir Charles Eliot (H.M. Commissioner in Nairobi) and the latter's resignation in 1904.
Extents: 415 ff., 2 items
Dates: 1903-1908
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Diaries of safaris made by K.M. Cowley, W.F.P. Kelly, and G.C.M. Dowson

Personal diaries of safaris made by Kenneth Martin Cowley, Wallace F.P. Kelly, and G.C.M. Dowson as consecutive commissioners, in Southern Province, Kenya, 1956-1962; with provisional agreement between the commissioner for the East Africa Protectorate and the Masai tribe, 1910.1 volume, 2 files.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1750
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1910, 1956-1962
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Diaries of Stephen H. Powles

Diaries written by Powles whilst in Kenya, mainly covering his time as Estates Manager for the Howard de Waldens. During Powles' Army service (1939-1944) his wife Barbara stood in for him at Kitale and continued the diaries. The later volumes are of particular interest because Powles was in contact with most of the leading figures in public affairs in Kenya during the post-war years.
Extents: 8 Volumes
Dates: 1928-1969
Collection

'End of Empire' transcripts

Xerox copies of transcripts of filmed interviews with contributors, 1985, including material not present in the edited versions, but not including transcripts relating to the loss of Aden; related papers, including 'research interviews' relating to Malaya, shotlists (itemised lists of footage) and press releases, 1985.
Extents: 36 Volumes : The papers have been bound in 36 dark blue cloth-bound volumes.
Dates: 1985
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Farm diaries and records of John Wallace Eames (microfilm)

Farm diaries and records, 1911-1930, as settler and farmer in the Solai Valley. Microfilm.
Shelfmark: Micr.Afr.588
Extents: 1 item
Dates: 1911-1930
Collection

Field Books of H.B. Maufe

Field Books of H.B. Maufe
Extents: 0.15 Linear metres (3 boxes)
Dates: 1906
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G.E. Pratt photographs of Kilindini Harbour in Kenya

Photographs of Kilindini Harbour, Kenya, c.1960, with a typescript list.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1725
Extents: 7 prints, 2 ff.
Dates: [ca. 1960]
Collection

Interviews with Malcolm John MacDonald

Tapes and transcripts of interviews conducted by Dame Margery Perham, Sir Kenneth Bradley, Ivan Lloyd Phillips and Curtis Nordman, 1970-1974, relating to service as Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs and for the Colonies, 1935-1940, and later in Kenya and Malaya.
Extents: 8 Files
Dates: 1970-1974
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Kenya Armoured Car Regiment

Photocopy of a typescript History of the Kenya Armoured Car Regiment, 1939-1941
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2241
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: 20th cent.
Collection

Kenya Settlers Photographic Collection

Photographs of Kenya settlers, farms and towns, 1898-1978, copied as part of the Kenya Archives project.
Extents: 3 boxes
Dates: 1898-1978
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Letters and Memoirs of Edward and Dorothy Powys Cobb

Letters home to his daughter, Dorothy, as farmer at Mau Narok and Keringet (1924-1961); with reminiscences of life in Kenya by Dorothy Powys Cobb (1909-1950s). Typescript and photocopies.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.2058
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1909-1961
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Letters from Cara Buxton to Desmond Buxton

Letters from Cara Buxton to her nephew, Desmond Buxton, as traveller and farmer at Kericho and Kedowa in Kenya.
Shelfmark: Micr.Afr.585
Extents: 1 reel
Dates: 1913-1924
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Letters from Noel Smith (microfilm)

Letters written home as settler in Soy, Kenya, and about First World War service on the East African Front.
Shelfmark: Micr.Afr.599
Extents: 1 item
Dates: 1914-1928
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Letters from Robert Francis Veasey

Letters written to his wife from Mau Summit, Kenya.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1970
Extents: 237 ff.
Dates: 1925-1927
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Letters from Tom Mboya to James Johnson M.P. (microfilm)

Letters from Tom Mboya to James Johnson, M.P., on political situation in Kenya, 1957. Microfilm.
Shelfmark: Micr.Afr.586
Extents: 1 items
Dates: 1957
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Memoir of Peter McEntee

Something for the Record, memoir, 1995, by McEntee of his life, including childhood in Kenya, war-time experiences in Kenya, Abyssinia, Madagascar, Ceylon and Burma, work in Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan and Belize, and for the Commonwealth Relations Department.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 544
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 1995

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20th century 102
Kenya -- History -- 1895-1963 22
Kenya 13
19th century 11
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration 10
Kenya -- Description and travel 10
Kenya -- Officials and employees 9
Kenya -- History -- Mau Mau Emergency, 1952-1960 7
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Kenya -- Administration 6
Agriculture -- Kenya 5
Kenya -- Politics and government -- 20th century 5
Pioneers -- Kenya 5
Kenya -- History -- 20th century 4
Colonial administrators 3
Congresses and conventions -- Kenya 3
Cyprus -- History -- 20th century 3
Ethiopia -- History -- 1889-1974 3
Farms -- Kenya 3
Ghana -- History -- 20th century 3
Kenya -- Politics and government 3
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Mandates -- Palestine 3
Mau Mau 3
Mauritius 3
Public works -- Kenya 3
Railroad engineering -- Uganda 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Kenya 3
Africa -- History -- 20th century 2
Africa -- Maps 2
Africa, Central -- History -- 20th century 2
Autobiography 2
Birds -- Kenya 2
Colonial administrators -- Africa 2
Colonial administrators -- Kenya 2
Diaries 2
Education -- Kenya 2
Farm management -- Records and correspondence 2
Farms -- Kenya -- Photographs 2
Governors -- Africa 2
Great Britain -- Colonies 2
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Agriculture 2
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Cyprus -- Administration 2
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Ghana -- Administration 2
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Kenya 2
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Malawi -- Administration 2
India -- History -- 1919-1947 2
India -- History -- 20th century 2
Kenya -- Description and travel -- Views 2
Kenya -- History 2
Kenya -- Race relations 2
Kikuyu (African people) -- Political activity 2
Land settlement -- Kenya 2
Lesotho 2
Malawi -- History -- 20th century 2
Malaysia -- History -- 20th century 2
Ornithology 2
Pakistan -- History -- 20th century 2
Palestine -- History -- 1917-1948 2
Sarawak -- History -- 20th century 2
Soil conservation -- Africa 2
Solai (Kenya) 2
Solomon Islands -- Officials and employees 2
Somalia -- History -- 20th century 2
South Africa 2
South Africa -- Description and travel 2
Sudan -- History -- 1821- 2
Tanganyika 2
Tanzania -- Description and travel 2
Tanzania -- History -- To 1964 2
Tourism -- Kenya 2
Water conservation -- Africa 2
Aden (Yemen) -- History -- 20th century 1
Aden -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Aden -- History -- 20th century 1
Aerial photographs 1
Africa 1
Africa -- Description and travel 1
Africa -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Africa -- History 1
Africa -- Pictorial works 1
Africa | Discovery and exploration 1
Africa, East 1
Africa, East -- Description and travel 1
Africa, East -- History -- 20th century 1
Agriculture -- Ethiopia -- History -- 20th century 1
Agriculture -- Ghana -- Pictorial works 1
Agriculture -- Kenya -- History 1
Agriculture -- Kenya -- History -- 20th century 1
Agriculture -- Kenya -- Machakos District -- History -- 20th century 1
Agriculture -- Kenya -- Pictorial works 1
Agriculture -- Mauritius -- Pictorial works 1
Agriculture -- Sierra Leone -- Pictorial works 1
Agriculture -- Somalia -- History -- 20th century 1
Anguilla -- History -- 20th century 1
Antislavery movements 1
Art teachers -- Africa, East 1
Ascension Island (Atlantic Ocean) 1
Asia -- Pictorial works 1
Australia -- Description and travel 1
Austria -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Autonomy and independence movements -- History -- 20th century 1
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Indexed names
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service 11
Convention of Associations | Kenya 4
Huxley | Elspeth Josceline | 1907-1997 | née Grant | author and journalist 4
Church Missionary Society 3
Kenya | Public Works Department 3
Ross | William Mcgregor | 1876-1940 | Director of Public Works East Africa Protectorate 3
Armitage | Sir | Robert Perceval | 1906-1990 | Knight | colonial administrator 2
Barnes | Robert Ogle | fl 1937-1960 | senior soil conservation engineer 2
Eames | John Wallace | fl 1911-1930 | settler in Kenya 2
Electors' Union | Kenya 2
Kenya Association 2
Marchant | William Sydney | 1894-1953 | Colonial Administrator 2
Ross | Isabel | 1885-1964 | history teacher and founder of the East African Women's League 2
Somers | Phoebe | d 1995 | art teacher 2
Andrews | Charles Freer | 1871-1940 | publicist 1
Archer | Charles Kenneth | 1886-1965 | settler in Kenya 1
Askwith | Thomas Garrett | b 1911 | colonial administrator 1
Barnes | R S W | fl 1892-1926 | civil engineer 1
Battershill | Sir | William Denis | 1896-1959 | Knight | colonial administrator 1
Birdsey | Mavis | fl 1970 1
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Blundell | Michael | 1907-1993 | Sir | Knight Farmer and Politician in Kenya 1
Bostock | Peter Geoffrey | b 1911 | Archdeacon of Doncaster 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
Brown | Jeremy | Murray- | b. 1932 | writer and academic 1
Buxton | Cara | fl 1913-1924 | traveller and farmer in Kenya 1
Buxton | Clarence Edward Victor | 1892-1967 | Colonial Administrator 1
Casey | Mary | fl 1950-1966 | niece of John Cowper Powys 1
Chamberlain | Robert Arthur Briggs | 1865-1948 | African colonist 1
Channel 4 1
Childress | Robert Brooks | 1941-2011 | ornithologist 1
Church | Howard Joseph | 1904-1984 | Anglican Clergyman and Missionary 1
Convention of Associations (Kenya) 1
Corfield | Frank Derek | b 1902 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
Cowley | Kenneth Martin | b 1912 | Provincial Commissioner Kenyan Government 1
Delamere Memorial Committee 1
Dempster | P.M. | fl 1955-1964 | colonial officer 1
Denham | Edward Brandis | 1876-1938 | Sir | Knight Colonial Governor 1
Doveton | Ella Haggard | fl 1837-1866 | nee Doveton 1
Dowker | Brian D. | fl 1956-1964 | plant breeder 1
Dowson | G C M | b 1913 | Commissioner Kenyan Government 1
Drury | Norman C | fl 1914-1963 | Government Printer in Kenya and Tanganyika 1
Durban Waterworks Corporation 1
Dutton | Eric Aldhelm Torlogh | 1895-1973 | Colonial Administrator 1
Electors' Union (Kenya) 1
Eliot | Charles Norton Edgecumbe | 1862-1931 | Sir | Knight, diplomat, and biologist 1
Four Powers Commission of Investigation for the Former Italian Colonies | Eritrea | 1947 1
Gandhi | Mohandas Karamchand | 1869-1948 | Indian Nationalist Leader 1
Gardner | J A | b 1921 | Administrator Kenyan Government 1
Gawler | A E | fl 1929-1947 1
Glenburnie Estate | Kenya 1
Gordon | Peter Macie | 1919-2000 | colonial officer 1
Great Britain. Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food 1
Grigg | Edward William Macleay | 1879-1955 | 1st Baron Altrincham | politician 1
Grogan | Quentin O | fl 1908-1955 | big game hunter in East Africa 1
Haggard | 1854-1923 | Andrew Charles Parker | soldier 1
Haggard | Agnes Marion | fl 1885-1888 | nee Barber 1
Haggard | John George | 1850-1908 | diplomat 1
Haggard | William Meybohm Rider | fl 1883 | lawyer and squire 1
Hamilton | Claud David | b 1907 | Lord | Barrister 1
Hammond | Alice | fl 1934-[c1980?] | nurse housekeeper 1
Harris | Sir | Percy Wyn- | 1903-1979 | Knight | colonial governor and mountaineer 1
Haylett | Helen L. | fl 1935-1996 | Colonial Office Assistant And Secretary 1
Heaney | William Crawford | fl 1949-1963 | Agricultural Officer in Kenya 1
Henn | Hester Catherine | fl 1940-1962 | settler in Kenya 1
Hicks | James Bracher Grenfell | fl 1911-1936 | policeman in Africa 1
Hill | A.G.G. | fl 1900-1986 | colonial agriculturalist 1
Hook | Raymond | c.1892-1968 | animal breeder and mountaineer 1
Imperato | Pascal James | b 1937 1
Izard | Henry | d 1968 | Colonial Administrator 1
Johnson | James | 1908-1995 | Labour MP 1
Joint East Africa Board 1
Joint East and Central African Board 1
Jones | Schuyler | b 1930 | director Pitt Rivers Museum 1
Joyce Ltd. | | Kenya | Machakos District | livestock farm 1
Joyce | Anne | | farmer in Kenya 1
Joyce | Frank Horatio De Vere | 1888-1959 | farmer in Kenya 1
Kelly | W.F.P. | b 1912 | colonial administrator 1
Kelly | Wallace | b 1912 | district commissioner Kenyan government 1
Kenya Armoured Car Regiment 1
Kenya Farmers Association 1
Kenya Institute of Administration 1
Kenyatta | Jomo | c. 1895-1978 | president of Kenya 1
Kilima Kiu estate | | Kenya | Machakos District | livestock farm 1
La Société Anonyme des Huileries du Congo Belge 1
Le Breton | Francis Hemery | 1889-1974 | soldier and settler 1
League of Nations 1
Longleat Estate Limited | Kenya 1
Lugard | Frederick John Dealtry | 1858-1945 | Baron Lugard of Abinger | colonial administrator, soldier and author 1
Lutyens | W F | fl 1929-1947 | engineer 1
Maboonde Estate | Kenya 1
MacDonald | Malcolm John | 1901-1981 | politician, diplomat and writer 1
Mau Mau 1
Maufe | Herbert Brantwood | 1879-1946 | Geologist 1
Mboya | Tom | fl 1957 1
McEntee | Peter | b 1920 | colonial administrator, Major 1
McMillan | William Northrup | 1872-1925 | Sir | rancher, explorer and hunter in Kenya 1
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