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Correspondence and papers of Sir Kenneth William Blackburne

Correspondence, etc. relating to cadetship in Nigeria, 1929-1950 Diaries and Colonial Office letters concerning period of office in Palestine, 1935-1940 Letters written by Blackburne and his wife to his parents and her mother, 1935-1941, 1943-1946, 1950-1956 Correspondence and a report relating to period of office in the Gambia, 1941-1943 …
Extents: 25 boxes
Dates: 1929-1963
Collection

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

Food and Cash Crops in the British Commonwealth

Reports, memoranda and papers of 63 administrators, relating to their experiences in agriculture and administration in Commonwealth and colonial territories after 1945, with a selection of their printed articles, etc.
Extents: 9 boxes
Dates: [1980s]
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
Single Item

Memoirs of Jon Wainwright

Typescript memoirs, c1991.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 548
Extents: 61 ff.
Dates: c1991
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Memoirs of Robert Everard Wainwright

Memoirs, [1980s], including service in Kenya and in the Turks and Caicos Islands, and also his role as an observer during the Rhodesian and Ugandan elections of 1980.
Extents: 2 Volumes
Dates: [1980s]
Single Item

Paper on Gladstone at the Colonial Office, 1846

Paper entitled Gladstone at the Colonial Office, 1846, by Professor Alan Shaw of Monash University, presented at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies Australian Studies Centre, 1986.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 543
Extents: 16 ff.
Dates: 1986
Single Item

Papers of Alan Collings

Reports, memoranda and handing-over notes as Administrative Officer in Tanganyika, 1947-1961, as Financial Adviser in the New Hebrides, 1970-1972, and as Financial Secretary in Montserrat and Gibraltar, 1975-1979.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 497
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1947-1979
Single Item

Papers of Algar Ronald W. Robertson

Correspondence and reports relating to Robertson's proposals for a central overseas civil service, with its own pension scheme, for officers serving in the colonies, 1953-1955.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2230
Extents: 1 file
Dates: 1953-1955
Single Item

Papers of Charles Frederick C. Macaskie

Correspondence concerning work as Chief Civil Affairs Officer in British North Borneo following the recapture of the territory from the Japanese, 1945-1947, with draft autobiography (typescript).
Shelfmark: MSS. Pac. s. 71
Extents: 1 box
Dates: [1945-1947]
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 Dame Margery Freda Perham

Family papers, including journals and correspondence, [1881-1977] Papers relating to academic career, 1908-77 Papers relating to non-academic activities and interests, [1916-1980] Papers relating to publishers, finance, charities and disposition of archives, [1925-80] Correspondence, [1931-1979] Diaries, [1910-1980] …
Extents: 771 boxes
Dates: [1844]-1980
Collection

Papers of David Beatty

Letters home from Canton and Christmas Island, with related photographs, press cuttings and farewell addresses, 1899-1954; transcript of journal of his father Robert Beatty's voyage to India, 1856.
Extents: 3 boxes : The farewell address, 1926, written on silk and originally stored in a wooden box, was donated to the library in a large frame format, with degraded paper backing. The Conservation Section of the Bodleian Library undertook limited drycleaning, minor repairs, etc. in [March 1997], rehousing the item in a card box and placing a hollytex sheet against the silk to prevent abrasion when rolled. Future plans for the item's preservation include flat storage and remounting of the silk with new borders by an experienced Oriental conservator.
Dates: [1856], 1899-1954
Collection

Papers of Frank Brewer

Joint Wages Commission Report of the Federation of Malaya and Singapore, 1948, with related papers on labour regulation and statistical information; Chinese papers relating to the Malayan emergency, 1948-1949; notes on Malayan political parties, 1954; lectures and articles on Malayan Chinese; speeches and pamphlets given to Brewer by Dato Sir Cheng-lock Tan; invitations and programmes for independence celebrations and other events, 1953-1959.
Extents: 3 boxes
Dates: 1948-1959
Single Item

Papers of Frank Thomas Russell

Detailed memoirs of service, 1930-1973.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 1939
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1930-1973
Collection

Papers of Frederick Dealtry Lugard, Baron Lugard of Abinger

Correspondence and papers relating to childhood and career as an Army officer in India, Afghanistan, Sudan and Burma, 1858-1887 Correspondence and papers relating to period in Nyasaland, 1888-1895 Correspondence and papers relating to period in Uganda, 1889-1901 Correspondence, lectures and papers relating to East and Central Africa, 1889-1917 …
Extents: 70 Volumes : On receipt, the collection was bound in the order in which Margery Perham's research assistant arranged the papers
Dates: 1858-1919
Single Item

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
Single Item

Papers of George Frederick A. Hibberd

Personal papers covering colonial service in the Gold Coast, 1940-1946, Nyasaland, 1947-1952 and Singapore, 1952-1957.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 479
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1940-1957
Collection

Papers of Hugh Tulloch

Papers relating to career in prison service in Palestine, Egypt, Shanghai, Nigeria and Sierra Leone, including police orders, correspondence, memoranda, photographs, printed material and press cuttings, 1936-1966.
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: 1936-1966
Collection

Papers of Ivan Lloyd Phillips

Letters written home while on service in the Gold Coast, Palestine, Cyprus and Malaya, 1934-1959, with related appointment diaries, photographs, letters and papers, 1931-1984.
Extents: 4 boxes
Dates: 1931-1977

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Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration 51
Malaysia -- History -- 20th century 10
Kenya -- History -- 1895-1963 7
Sarawak -- History -- 20th century 6
19th century 5
Mandates -- Palestine 5
Palestine -- History -- 1917-1948 5
Ghana -- History -- To 1957 4
Hong Kong (China) -- History -- 20th century 4
Nigeria -- History -- 1900-1960 4
Singapore -- History -- 20th century 4
Sri Lanka -- History -- 20th century 4
Tanzania -- History -- To 1964 4
West Indies -- History -- 20th century 4
Falkland Islands -- History -- 20th century 3
Ghana -- History -- 20th century 3
Hong Kong (China) -- Description and travel -- Views 3
Islands of the Pacific -- History -- 20th century 3
Kenya -- History -- Mau Mau Emergency, 1952-1960 3
Malaysia -- History -- Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960 3
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Sabah -- History -- 20th century 3
Africa -- History 2
Barbados -- History -- 20th century 2
Cyprus -- History -- British rule, 1878-1960 2
Gibraltar -- History -- 20th century 2
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration -- Biography 2
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Agriculture 2
Great Britain.Colonial Office -- Officials and employees 2
India -- History -- 20th century 2
Jamaica -- History -- 20th century 2
Medical care -- Ghana -- History -- To 1957 2
Medical care -- Hong Kong (China) -- History -- 20th century 2
Montserrat -- History -- 20th century 2
Nigeria -- History 2
Trinidad and Tobago -- History -- 20th century 2
Uganda -- History -- 1890-1962 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- India 2
World War, 1914-1918 -- Iraq 2
Aden -- History -- 20th century 1
Africa -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Agriculture -- Africa 1
Agriculture -- Commonwealth countries -- History 1
Agriculture -- Ghana -- History 1
Agriculture -- Malaysia -- History 1
Agriculture -- West Indies 1
Anguilla -- History -- 20th century 1
Antigua -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Conservation and restoration 1
Antislavery movements 1
Ascension Island (Atlantic Ocean) 1
Asia -- History -- 20th century 1
Australasia -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Australasia -- History -- 20th century 1
Australia -- History -- 1788-1900 1
Australia.Royal Australian Navy -- Photographs 1
Bahamas -- History -- 20th century 1
Bermuda Islands -- History -- 20th century 1
Biafran Conflict, 1967-1970 1
Botswana -- History -- 19th century 1
Brunei -- History -- 20th century 1
Burma -- History -- 1824-1948 1
Burma -- History -- 1948- 1
Business enterprises -- Nigeria -- History -- 20th century 1
Canada -- History -- 1763-1867 1
Cayman Islands -- Description and travel 1
China -- History -- 1937-1945 1
Chinese -- Sarawak 1
Civil Service -- Great Britain -- Colonies 1
Civil service -- Great Britain -- Colonies -- Biography 1
Colonial administrators -- Malawi -- Biography 1
Communism -- Malaysia -- History 1
Copper mines and mining -- Zambia -- History -- 20th century 1
Cyprus -- History -- 20th century 1
Cyprus -- History -- British rule -- 1878-1960 1
Cyprus -- Photographs 1
Development plans -- Sarawak 1
Economics -- Sarawak -- History 1
Education -- Sarawak -- History 1
Education -- Zimbabwe -- History -- 20th century 1
Egypt -- History -- 20th century 1
Elections -- Uganda 1
Elections -- Zimbabwe 1
Fiji -- History -- 20th century 1
Gambia -- History -- 20th century 1
Ghana -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Ghana -- Economic conditions -- 20th century 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration -- History -- 20th century 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Australia 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Canada 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Economic policy 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Emigration and immigration 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Malawi -- Administration 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Social policy 1
Great Britain -- Photographs 1
Great Britain. Colonial Office -- Biography 1
Great Britain. Colonial Office -- History 1
Great Britain. Royal Air Force -- Biography 1
Great Britain. Royal Air Force -- Far East Air Force -- History 1
Great Britain. Secretary of State for the Colonies 1
Great Britain. Secretary of State for the Dominions 1
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Indexed names
Battershill | Sir | William Denis | 1896-1959 | Knight | colonial administrator 2
Fabian Colonial Bureau 2
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service 2
Lugard | Frederick John Dealtry | 1858-1945 | Baron Lugard of Abinger | colonial administrator, soldier and author 2
Perham | Margery Freda | 1895-1982 | Dame | historian 2
Selwyn-Clarke | Percy Selwyn | 1893-1976 | Sir | medical official and colonial officer 2
Smith | Trafford | 1912-1975 | civil servant and diplomat 2
Advisory commission under Lord Monckton for the review of the Constitution of the Federation of Rhodesia | 1959 1
Africa Bureau | 1952 - 1978 1
Allnutt | Richard Buswell | b. 1907 | director of agriculture 1
Beatty | David | fl 1899-1952 | colonial civil servant 1
Beatty | Robert | fl 1856 1
Blackburne | Kenneth William | 1907-1980 | Sir | Knight colonial administrator 1
Blake | C.H.F. | fl 1920-1990 | Major | soldier and colonial officer 1
Borneo Mission Association 1
Boumphrey | Robert Staveley | auditor in the colonial service 1
Bourdillon | Bernard Henry | Sir | Knight and Colonial Administrator 1
Brewer | Frank | 1915-1987 | colonial civil servant 1
Capricorn Africa Society 1
Church of England | Missions | Borneo 1
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Clementi | Sir | Cecil | 1875-1947 | Knight | colonial governor 1
Clifford | Geoffrey Miles | 1897-1986 | Sir | Knight and colonial administrator 1
Collings | Alan | b 1919 | colonial administrator 1
Dickson | Murray Graeme | 1911-1997 | colonial administrator 1
Douglas | William Bloomfield | fl 1870-1882 | colonial administrator 1
Ferris | John William | 1920-1992 | airman and colonial administrator 1
Fletcher | Paul Duncan | b 1916 | colonial administrator 1
Forrest | Jack W. | b 1908 | colonial education officer 1
Gillan | George C. | fl 1906-1924 | colonial official 1
Gladstone | William Ewart | 1809-1898 | Statesman 1
Goode | William Allmond Codrington | 1907-1986 | Sir | colonial governor 1
Great Britain | Colonial Office 1
Hamer | John | 1910-1990 | colonial civil servant 1
Heath | R. G. | fl 1903-1955 | agricultural officer 1
Heussler | Robert William | 1924-1984 | Professor | historian 1
Hibberd | George Frederick | b 1918 | administrative officer colonial service 1
Jones | Arthur Creech | 1891-1964 | statesman 1
Kirk | John | fl [1889-1904] | Sir 1
League of Nations 1
Lloyd Phillips | Ivan | 1910-1984 | colonial administrator 1
MacDonald | Malcolm John | 1901-1981 | politician, diplomat and writer 1
Macaskie | Charles Frederick Cunningham | 1888-1969 | Brigadier Administrator in North Borneo 1
Marchant | William Sydney | 1894-1953 | Colonial Administrator 1
McElderry | Samuel Burnside Boyd | 1885-1984 | colonial administrator 1
Mole | Robert Frederick | fl 1914-1988 | colonial civil servant 1
Murphy | William Lindsay | 1887-1965 | Sir | Knight and Colonial Governor 1
Nigerian Electricity Supply Co. Ltd. 1
Oxford Development Records Project 1
Parkin | R.C. | fl 1918-1963 | colonial administrator 1
Robertson | Algar Ronald | 1902-1975 | Colonial Administrator 1
Royal Hong Kong Auxiliary Air Force 1
Russell | Frank Thomas | fl 1930-1973 | schoolmaster and colonial statistician 1
Selwyn-Clarke | Hilda | d. 1967 | secretary Fabian Colonial Bureau 1
Shaw | John Valentine Wistar | fl 1894-1950 | Sir | colonial administrator 1
Smith | R.E.N. | b 1922 | colonial officer 1
Sweeney | Patrick Brian | b 1914 | Customs and Excise official, colonial administration 1
The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society 1
Thompson | Willoughby Harry | fl 1944-1974 | colonial official 1
Tulloch | Hugh | fl 1914-1960s | prison administrator 1
Turner | Robert Noel | 1912-1987 | colonial civil servant 1
United Nations 1
United Rhodesia Party 1
Waddell | Alexander Nicol Anton | b 1913 | Sir | Knight Colonial Administrator 1
Wainwright | Jon | 1916-1991 | Kenyan settler Indian Army cavalry officer 1
Wainwright | Robert Everard | 1913-1990 | colonial administrator 1
Williams | R.O. | fl 1920-1970 | colonial agricultural officer 1
Young | Arthur Edwin | 1907-1979 | Sir | Knight Commissioner City of London Police 1
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Language
Chinese 3
Malay 1