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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

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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Memoirs of Jon Wainwright

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

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]

Papers of Patrick Brian Sweeney

Typescript autobiography and papers relating to service as a customs officer in India, Kenya, Tanganyika, Uganda, Zanzibar, Somaliland and Aden, 1933-1965.
Extents: 1 volume, 1 box
Dates: 1933-1965
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Papers of Robert Frederick Mole

Reports, minutes, memoranda, etc. on economic development, Sarawak, 1946-1953, with Governor's addresses to the Council Negri (the Legislative Council), 1951-1953. Handing-over notes relating to service in Sarawak and Kenya, 1949-1959; press cuttings on events in Kenya, 1955-1963; memorandum by Sir Charles Mortimer on the history of land alienation and the policy of reservation of the Kenya Highlands for Europeans, with other papers on land in Kenya, 1935-1958.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit Emp. s. 455
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1935-1963
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

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