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Archive of Barbara Akinyemi

Letters and printed papers of Barbara Akinyemi.
Extents: 0.45 Linear metres (1 physical shelfmark)
Dates: 1938-2000
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Archive of Carlile Aylmer Macartney

Papers of Carlile Aylmer Macartney (1895-1978), historian and author, relating to Europe in the interwar period and during the Second World War.
Extents: 3.7 Linear metres (37 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1895-1964
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Archive of David Astor

Archive of (Francis) David Langhorne Astor (1912-2001), newspaper editor and philanthropist
Extents: 48.84 Linear metres (328 boxes)
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1899-2003; 1802-2003 [Bulk c. 1899-2003]
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Archive of Harold Macmillan

The personal papers of Maurice Harold Macmillan, 1st Earl of Stockton (1894-1986).
Extents: 144.54 Linear metres (1339 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1889-1987
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Archive of Lloyd Arthur Stocken

Research correspondence and papers of Lloyd Arthur Stocken (1912-2008), biochemist, concerning the development and testing of British Anti-Lewisite (BAL).
Extents: 0.3 Linear metres (2 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1940-1955
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Archive of Robert Henry Brand, Baron Brand

Papers of Robert Henry Brand, Baron Brand (1878-1963), merchant banker and public servant, 1896-1974
Extents: 23.28 Linear metres (236 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1892-1974
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Archive of Shiela Grant Duff, with Grant Duff and Lubbock family papers

Archive of Shiela Grant Duff, author and journalist, with Grant Duff and Lubbock family papers, 1769-2008
Extents: 17.0 Linear metres (103 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1769-2008
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Archive of the Smyly family

Papers of the Smyly family, particularly H. Jocelyn Smyly (1882-1970), doctor and missionary, his wife Eileen Smyly, née Bell (1894-1987), doctor and missionary, and their sons William Smyly (1922-2018), journalist and teacher, and David Smyly (1923-1990), doctor and missionary.
Extents: 8.68 Linear metres (59 shelfmarks)
Dates: c. 1856-2015
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Archive of the Soft Drinks Industry (War Time) Association Ltd.

Archive of the Soft Drinks Industry (War Time) Association Ltd.
Extents: 2.91 Linear metres (27 boxes)
Dates: 1942-1948
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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
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Correspondence of Charis Frankenburg

Correspondence of Charis Frankenburg with her family, 1927-45
Extents: 0.9 Linear metres (6 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1927-45
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Correspondence of Cordelia Curle, with additional papers of H.A.L. Fisher and additional Fisher family papers

Correspondence of Cordelia Curle (1879-1970), with additional papers of H.A.L Fisher (1865-1940), historian and politician, and additional papers of the Fisher family.
Extents: 4.5 Linear metres (30 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1810, 1844, 1862-1957, 1972
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Correspondence of Leonard Heaney

Typescript transcription of letters written by Heaney from Tanganyika to his parents in England, compiled under the title Letters and Notes from Tanganyika 1929-1943.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2271
Extents: 141 pages
Dates: 1929-1943
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Diaries of Humphrey Alan W. Morrice

Diaries relating to Morrice's service in the Sudan Irrigation Department (1936-1939, 1950-1954), and in the Royal Engineers and Sudan Defence Force (1940-1944), with trek notes, Sudan (1946-1948), and diaries of trips to India, USA, Africa, etc. (1950-1959).
Extents: 15 Volumes
Dates: 1936-1959
Single Item

Diary of E. Trevenna, Artilleryman 8th Army

Diary of E. Trevenna, Artilleryman 8th Army
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3768
Extents: 1.0 volume
Dates: 1944
Single Item

Diary of Horace Paul Kendall kept whilst in Palembang civilian internment camp

Diary kept in Palembang civilian internment camp, Sumatra, 1941-1942, with associated documents and a manuscript copy of the diary.
Shelfmark: MSS.Ind.Ocn.s.272
Extents: 58 Leaves
Dates: 1941-1942
Single Item

Diary of Lieut.-Colonel Richard P. Morris

Photocopied pages of diary, 1943, of Morris's journey on the vessel Gripsholm from Rio de Janeiro to Canada, and his release from internment by the Japanese; with letter from Canadian Charge d'Affaires regarding procedures at the end of the voyage.
Shelfmark: MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 363
Extents: 7 ff.
Dates: 20th century
Single Item

Guard-book of letters and papers

Guard-book of letters and papers, 19th-20th century.
Shelfmark: MS. German c. 14
Extents: 55 Leaves
Dates: 19th-20th cent.
Single Item

John Grant: 'Ceòl cogadail Batal Bhreatunn 1939-1945 = The martial music of the Battle of Britain 1939-1945'

7 pieces of bagpipe music by John Grant to commemorate the Battle of Britain. Introduction in Scottish Gaelic and English, with watercolour illustrations, 8 May 1945.
Shelfmark: MS. Mus. b. 383
Extents: 40 pages
Dates: 8 May 1945
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Journal, notebooks and photographs of Major-General Stephen Seymour Butler

Eleven personal notebooks, with accounts of, and notes on, military service in East Africa, 1939-1943, with manuscript journal of journey into "unknown Arabia", 1907-1908, and photographs of Butler in uniform of Bimbashi or the Egyptian Army, c.1909.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.r.199
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1907-1909, 1939-1943

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World War, 1939-1945 18
19th century 9
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration 6
World War, 1939-1945 -- Malaysia 6
Kenya -- History -- 1895-1963 5
Malaysia -- History -- 20th century 5
21st century 4
World War, 1914-1918 4
Correspondence 3
Diaries 3
Kenya -- Description and travel 3
Oxford (England) 3
World War, 1939-1945 -- Kenya 3
Ethiopia -- History -- 1889-1974 2
Ghana -- History -- To 1957 2
Great Britain 2
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Kenya -- Administration 2
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Nigeria -- Administration 2
Hong Kong (China) -- Description and travel -- Views 2
Hong Kong (China) -- History -- 20th century 2
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India -- Description and travel 2
Malaysia -- History -- Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960 2
Mandates -- Palestine 2
Pakistan -- History -- 20th century 2
Public Health -- Malaysia -- Malaya -- History 2
South Africa -- Description and travel 2
Tanzania -- Description and travel 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- India 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Iraq 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Burma 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Hong Kong (China) 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- India 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Peace 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Sarawak 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Singapore 2
Zimbabwe -- History -- 1890-1965 2
18th century 1
Aeronautics -- History -- Personal narratives 1
Africa 1
Africa -- Description and travel 1
Africa -- History -- 20th century 1
Africa, East -- Biography -- 20th century 1
Africa, East -- Description and travel 1
Africa, Southern -- Biography 1
Agriculture -- Kenya 1
Air defenses 1
Apartheid -- South Africa 1
Arabian Peninsular -- Biography -- 20th century 1
Arabian Peninsular -- Description and travel 1
Ascension Island (Atlantic Ocean) 1
Asia -- History -- 20th century 1
Asia, Southeastern -- History -- 1945- 1
Australia.Royal Australian Navy -- Photographs 1
Bagpipe music 1
Belize -- Description and travel 1
Belize -- History -- 20th century 1
Biological warfare -- Research -- Great Britain 1
Botany 1
Bromley | Greater London | England | United Kingdom 1
Brunei -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Burma -- History -- 1824-1948 1
Burma-Siam railroad 1
Canada -- Description and travel 1
Charities -- Great Britain 1
China 1
Civil engineering -- India -- History 1
Civil engineering -- Malaysia -- History 1
Civil service 1
Colonial administrators -- South Africa 1
Commonwealth of Nations -- Description and travel 1
Communism -- History -- 20th century 1
Community health services -- Nigeria 1
Concentration camp inmates 1
Cricket -- Nigeria 1
Cyprus -- History -- 20th century 1
Cyprus -- Photographs 1
Czechoslovakia -- History 1
Dayak (Indonesian people) -- Pictorial works 1
Diaries -- 20th century 1
Djibouti -- History -- 20th century 1
Drainage 1
Economics -- Great Britain -- 20th Century 1
Education -- Malaysia 1
Education -- Nigeria -- History 1
Education -- Sierra Leone 1
Education -- Tanzania 1
Education -- Zambia 1
Egypt -- Biography -- 20th century 1
English literature -- 20th century 1
Europe -- History -- 20th century 1
Europe -- Politics and government 1
Europe, Central -- Economic conditions -- 20th century 1
Europe, Central -- Foreign relations -- 20th century 1
Europe, Central -- Politics and government -- 1918-1945 1
Europe, Eastern -- Economic conditions -- 20th century 1
Europe, Eastern -- Foreign relations -- 20th century 1
Europe, Eastern -- Politics and government -- 1918-1945 1
Freemasons 1
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Indexed names
Battershill | Sir | William Denis | 1896-1959 | Knight | colonial administrator 2
Butler | Stephen Seymour | 1880-1964 | Major-General 2
Faris | Desmond William George | 1901-1957 | colonial health administrator 2
Trott | Adam von | zu Solz | 1909-1944 | diplomat and member of the Kreisau Circle 2
Adams | Richard George | 1920-2016 | Author 1
Akinyemi | Barbara | nee Powter | b 1914 | nurse 1
Astor | Francis David Langhorne | 1912-2001 | newspaper editor and philanthropist 1
Astor | Nancy Witcher | 1879-1964 | née Langhorne | society hostess, politician and wife of 2nd Viscount Astor 1
Astor | family 1
Ballinger | Margaret | 1894-1980 | MP 1
Ballinger | William George | fl 1910-1970 | South African Civil Rights' Worker 1
Band | Robin W.I. | b 1907 | colonial civil servant 1
Bevan | Mike | fl 1940-1945 1
Bijlstra | Klaas | fl 1945 1
Bijlstra | Nel | fl 1945 1
Blake | C.H.F. | fl 1920-1990 | Major | soldier and colonial officer 1
Blücher | Gebhard Lebrecht | von | 1742-1819 | field-marshall 1
Brand | Lord | Robert Henry |1878-1963 | Baron | merchant banker and public servant 1
British War Organization Fund 1
Bulbring | Edith | 1903-1990 | pharmacologist 1
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Butler | Frederick Karl | b 1904 | Education Administrator East African Colonial Service 1
Buxton | Charles Roden | 1875-1942 | Politician 1
Bülbring | Maud | b 1902 | sister of Edith Bülbring 1
Churchill | Winston Leonard Spencer | 1874-1965 | Sir | Knight Statesman and Historian 1
Curle | Cordelia | 1879-1970 | nee Fisher | wife of Richard Curle 1
Curtis | Lionel George | 1872-1955 | writer and public servant 1
Dawson | George Geoffrey | 1874-1944 | formerly Robinson | newspaper editor 1
Duff | Shiela Grant | 1913-2004 | author and journalist 1
Duff | Sir | Mountstuart Elphinstone | Grant- | 1829-1906 | Knight | politician and author 1
Fforde | J.P.I. | 1910-1993 | Colonel police commissioner 1
Fisher | Herbert Albert Laurens | 1865-1940 | historian and statesman 1
Fisher | family 1
Frankenburg | Charis Ursula | 1892-1985 | nee Barnett | author and social reformer 1
Frankenburg | Peter Leonard Denis | b 1919 | Major in the Lancashire Fusiliers 1
Frankenburg | family 1
Germaine | Almayrac | b 1903 | French secretary to the Polish government-in-exile 1
Gillan | George C. | fl 1906-1924 | colonial official 1
Grant | John | 1876–1961 | pipe major 1
Great Britain and Northern Ireland | Foreign Office 1
Great Britain | Army | 11th African Division 1
Great Britain | Army | Royal Fusiliers 1
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service 1
Great Britain | Colonial Office 1
Great Britain. War Office 1
Heaney | Leonard M. | b 1906 | colonial officer 1
Herklots | G.A.C. | 1902-1986 | colonial agricultural officer 1
Hone | Sir | Herbert Ralph | 1896-1992 | Knight Major General Colonial Administrator 1
Johnston | Sir | Jack | fl 1918-1999 | Knight | High Commissioner 1
Johnston | William Denis | 1901-1984 | Journalist, Dramatist, and Broadcaster 1
Joseph | Horace William Brindley | 1867-1943 1
Kelly | W.F.P. | b 1912 | colonial administrator 1
Kendall | Horace Paul | fl 1941-1942 | civilian internee in Sumatra 1
Kenya Armoured Car Regiment 1
Kerr | Philip Henry | 1882-1940 | Marquess of Lothian | writer and politician 1
Khama | Tshekedi | 1905-1959 | Knight Ruler of Bechuanaland 1
Klingemann | Sophie | 1822-1901 | pedagogist 1
Lambert | J. W. | fl. 1943 | Royal Air Force sergeant 1
Landon | Philip Aislabie | 1888-1961 | Bursar of Trinity College 1
League of Nations Union 1
Lewis | Thomas Price Merfyn | fl 1941-1945 1
Macartney | Carlile Aylmer | 1895-1978 | Historian and Author 1
Macmillan | Maurice Harold | 1894-1986 | 1st Earl of Stockton | statesman 1
May | Dora E. | 1913-2001 | teacher 1
May | Phyllis B. | 1917-2000 1
McEntee | Peter | b 1920 | colonial administrator, Major 1
Medical Research Council 1
Meinertzhagen | Richard | 1878-1967 | colonial administrator ornithologist 1
Millard | John F M | b 1911 | lieutenant colonel 1
Ministry of Food | 1939-1955 1
Ministry of Supply | Chemical Defence Research Department | Chemical Defence Experimental Establishment, Porton Down 1
Morrice | Humphrey Alan W | 1906-1959 | civil servant in Sudan 1
Morris | Richard P. | fl 1943 | Lieut.-Colonel 1
Muller | Friedrich Max | 1823-1900 | linguist and orientalist 1
Myatt, Frederick, 1916-1994, soldier 1
Ormiston | E | Fitzadam- | fl. 1939-1945 1
Oxford University | Department of Biochemistry 1
Parry | Brian | d 1941 | oilworker 1
Prior | Arthur Norman | 1914-1969 | philosopher 1
Prior | Mary Laura | d 2011 | nee Wilkinson | historian and author 1
Rink | Ewert | d. 1942 | Dutch resistance worker 1
Royal West African Frontier Force 1
Sarawak Oilfields Ltd. 1
Selwyn-Clarke | Percy Selwyn | 1893-1976 | Sir | medical official and colonial officer 1
Smuts | Jan Christian | 1870-1950 | Statesman 1
Smyly | David Paul | 1923-1990 | doctor and missionary 1
Smyly | Eileen May | 1894-1987 | doctor and missionary 1
Smyly | Henry Jocelyn | 1880-1970 | doctor and missionary 1
Smyly | William Josiah | 1922-2018 | journalist and teacher 1
Smyly | family 1
Soft Drinks Industry (War Time) Association 1
Stanley Civilian Internment Camp 1
Stocken | Lloyd Arthur | b 1912 | biochemist 1
Sweeney | Joseph F. | fl 1956-1994 | colonial education officer 1
The Observer, newspaper 1
Thomas | Thomas Shenton Whitelegge | 1879-1962 | Sir | Knight Colonial Administrator 1
Thompson | Robert Henry | 1912-1998 | biochemist 1
Trevenna | E. | fl. 1944 | Artilleryman 1
United Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. 1
University of Oxford | Catering Wages Board 1
University of Oxford | Domestic Bursars' Committee 1
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Language
Chinese 1
Danish 1
Dutch; Flemish 1
English 62
French 2
German 3
Gaelic; Scottish Gaelic 1
Hungarian 1
Multiple languages 1
Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan 1
Russian 2
Swedish 1