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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 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 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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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 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
Single Item

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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Memoirs of Jon Wainwright

Typescript memoirs, c1991.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 548
Extents: 61 ff.
Dates: c1991
Single Item

Papers of C.H.F. Blake

Papers relating to service, including memoranda, reports, minutes, etc., [1942-1960].
Shelfmark: MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 276
Extents: 1 box
Dates: [1942-1960]
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Papers of George C. Gillan

Letter from government officers upon his retirement as Treasurer of Sarawak, 1924; Sarawak racing programmes, 1904-1924; photographs relating to a service in Sarawak; dedication of a Sarawak World War II memorial window and tablet at Sheepstor, 1950.
Shelfmark: MSS. Pac. s. 102
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1904-1950
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Papers of Richard Meinertzhagen

Diaries as Military Adviser, Colonial Office, concerning India, Mauritius, East Africa and Palestine, 1899-1965; with index and ten volumes of intelligence reports, despatches and memoranda, 1902-1924, four ornithological note books, 1891-1895, and photographic material. The diaries contain references to personal acquaintances and members of the Meinertzhagen family, as well as ornithology and botany, aviation [1911-1940s], Winston Churchill [1921-1945], Colonial Office [1920s], War…
Extents: 76 Volumes
Dates: 1899-1965
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Papers of Robert Hepburn Wright

Letters written to parents from northern Nigeria, 1938-1939 Letters and diary extracts on journey out via Egypt and then from Cyprus, as Administrative Officer and Private Secretary to the island's Governor, 1942-[1964]; letters written on service with the R.A.F., 1943-1946 Letters to father from northern Nigeria, 1946-1951 Bound volumes of transcripts of letters…
Extents: 5 boxes
Dates: [1936-1964]
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Papers of Sir Percy Selwyn Selwyn-Clarke (1)

Correspondence and papers relating mostly to Hong Kong and the Seychelles, 1929-1950 Correspondence, press cuttings and printed material, 1929-1972 Speeches and certificates, 1921-1972 Typescript of memoirs, [?1970s] Photographs, including Malaya and Hong Kong, 20th century Cassettes and tape recording, mostly of lectures, 20th…
Extents: 11 boxes
Dates: 1911-1975
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Papers of W.F.P. Kelly

Diary of travels in charge of a mobile cinema, Kenya, 1944; three volumes of memoirs of service, Kenya, 1936-1963; four volumes of travel diaries, Kenya, 1981-1982, 1989, 1992, 1996; one travel diary, South Africa, 1990; report by Miss S. Brodribb Pughe on the wells of the Northern District, Kenya, 1962.
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: 1944-[1996]
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Political and Colonial papers of Charles Roden Buxton

There are two categories of papers in this collection: Political papers and Colonial papers. Political papers - covering european politics and unofficial peace efforts in both World Wars. Includes pamphlets and books, many of which are by Buxton. Some of the pamphlets were issued by the Union of Democratic Control, others by the Society of Friends which Buxton and his wife joined in 1917. Colonial papers - covering East and South Africa, the Protectorates, Northern…
Extents: 7 boxes
Dates: 1908-1950, 1971
Single Item

Prospectus of the Royal Air Force school for prisoners of war in Stalag Luft VI, Germany

Prospectus of the Royal Air Force school for prisoners of war in Stalag Luft VI, Germany
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. d. 286
Extents: 8 Leaves
Dates: 1943
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Sir William Denis Battershill photographic collection

7 photographs of Sir William Battershill, c1910-1950 263 photographs of views, camp scenes, fellow officers, etc. taken in India and Mesopotamia during World War I, 1914-1918, with photograph of HMAS Sydney at Aden 39 photographs taken in Egypt and London during World War II, 1939-1945 1525 photographs, with 23 duplicates, taken in Ceylon, Jamaica, Cyprus,…
Extents: 5 boxes
Dates: 1914-1959

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Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration 6
World War, 1939-1945 5
19th century 3
Kenya -- Description and travel 3
Kenya -- History -- 1895-1963 3
World War, 1914-1918 3
Correspondence 2
Great Britain 2
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Kenya -- Administration 2
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Nigeria -- Administration 2
Mandates -- Palestine 2
Pakistan -- History -- 20th century 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- India 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Iraq 2
World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain 2
21st century 1
Aeronautics -- History -- Personal narratives 1
Africa 1
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Belize -- Description and travel 1
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Biological warfare -- Research -- Great Britain 1
Botany 1
Bromley | Greater London | England | United Kingdom 1
Burma -- History -- 1824-1948 1
Charities -- Great Britain 1
China 1
Colonial administrators -- South Africa 1
Communism -- History -- 20th century 1
Community health services -- Nigeria 1
Cyprus -- History -- 20th century 1
Cyprus -- Photographs 1
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Iraq -- History -- 1909- 1
Iraq -- Photographs 1
Ireland 1
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Jamaica -- Photographs 1
Journalism 1
Kenya -- History -- Mau Mau Emergency, 1952-1960 1
Labor unions -- Great Britain -- Congresses 1
Malaysia -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Malaysia -- History -- 20th century 1
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Pakistan -- Photographs 1
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Paris Peace Conference (1919-1920) 1
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Indexed names
Battershill | Sir | William Denis | 1896-1959 | Knight | colonial administrator 2
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
Blake | C.H.F. | fl 1920-1990 | Major | soldier and colonial officer 1
Brand | Lord | Robert Henry |1878-1963 | Baron | merchant banker and public servant 1
Buxton | Charles Roden | 1875-1942 | Politician 1
Churchill | Winston Leonard Spencer | 1874-1965 | Sir | Knight Statesman and Historian 1
Curtis | Lionel George | 1872-1955 | writer and public servant 1
Dawson | George Geoffrey | 1874-1944 | formerly Robinson | newspaper editor 1
Gillan | George C. | fl 1906-1924 | colonial official 1
Great Britain | Army | Royal Fusiliers 1
Great Britain | Colonial Office 1
Great Britain. War Office 1
Heaney | Leonard M. | b 1906 | colonial officer 1
Kelly | W.F.P. | b 1912 | colonial administrator 1
Kerr | Philip Henry | 1882-1940 | Marquess of Lothian | writer and politician 1