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Papers of Algar R.W. Robertson

Correspondence, tour diaries etc. relating to service in the Gold Cost, British Guiana, Fiji, Trinidad and Tobago, Nigeria.
Extents: 14 volumes and files (5 boxes)
Dates: 1929-1956
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Papers of George Frederick Sharp

Correspondence, memoranda, etc. as postal official in Nigeria (1912-1930); as Colonial Postmaster in Barbados (1931-1939); and as Postmaster-General in British Guiana (1939-1946).
Extents: 5 boxes
Dates: 1912-1946
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Papers of Sir Charles Campbell Woolley

Papers relating to Woolley's service in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), Jamaica, Cyprus and British Guiana (now Guyana). Included are: Papers concerning the visit by the Duke of Gloucester to Ceylon in 1934 and an earlier visit by the Duke and other officials Cuttings from West Indian newspapers, including accounts of the "New Deal" for Jamaica introduced by Woolley (a land settlement scheme, involving…
Extents: 5 boxes
Dates: 1922-1962
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Papers of Sir Gordon James Lethem

The collection covers all periods of Lethem's career except the time he spent in the Seychelles. The bulk of the material relates to his time spent in Nigeria. Included is correspondence; reports, and papers connected with them; some diaries; a number of papers in Arabic; printed books, pamphlets and newspapers; and minutes and opinions on subjects of particular interest to the Governments of Nigeria or British Guiana.
Extents: 22 boxes
Dates: 1914-1946
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Papers of Sir Patrick Muir Renison

The collection mainly consists of speeches and broadcasts made by Renison while serving in the West Indies and in Kenya. Topics covered in the speeches include Kenya's constitutional advancement, the Conference at Lancaster House in 1960, and the constitutional talks held in Nairobi in 1961. Also included in the collection is a small amount of correspondence about the future of the Overseas Civil Service and papers concerning recruitment.
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: 1949-1962