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Archive of Frederick Sylvester North Douglas, MP for Banbury

Correspondence, journals and papers of Frederick Sylvester North Douglas (1791-1819), MP for Banbury 1812-19.
Extents: 4.35 Linear metres (29 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: Mainly 1805-19
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Copy journal of James Henry Archer-Burton

Photocopied typescript, 1989 of journal, 1894-1902 of James Henry Archer-Burton Matabele Jim, transcribed and edited by his son James R. Archer-Burton using British South Africa Company correspondence and other material now held in the National Archives of Zimbabwe; includes photocopied photographs.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2215
Extents: 172 pp.
Dates: 1989
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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
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Correspondence and reports of Angus Whiteford Acworth, FSA

Lease for a year of Haughton Hall plantation, Jamaica, from John Tharp to William Blake and Samuel Torrent James, 1776 Lease and release of a 96 acre plantation in Hanover and Westmoreland, Jamaica, with 83 slaves, from Dame Anne Clark to Sir Simon Haughton Clarke, 1798 Copies of judgements made in the Grand Court of Jamaica against Samuel Horlock, 1777 and Robert McMurdo, 1786,…
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: [1776-1975]
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Journal of a Rhodesian Pioneer; papers of the Manson Family

Journal of an unnnamed British pioneer's experiences in Mashonaland, Rhodesia, 1st August-8th November 1891; sketch of a boy feeding a bird, by Henry Justice Ford; letters, mainly to Mrs. Manson from her three sons, Ken, Will and Jack, 1906-1914; Manson family photographs, c1900, with later pictures taken by Will Manson on the Nile.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2247
Extents: 3 folders
Dates: 1891-1914
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Letter from Edward Wilbraham Bootle to John Blackburne

Letter from Edward Wilbraham Bootle to John Blackburne.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7903, fols. 34-37
Extents: 4 Leaves
Dates: 4 Feb 1793
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Melliss Papers

Papers relating to St. Helena, comprising Legal documents and correspondence, 1845-1857, between G.W. Melliss and Colonel Charles Hodson regarding the sale of Oak Bank House, family matters, and island affairs Four letters, 1855 and 1863, to J.E. Melliss from civil servants about his affairs Correspondence, 1952-1953, of H.J. Melliss relating to the renovation of Longwood…
Shelfmark: MSS. Atlan. s. 14
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 19th-20th century
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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 Captain H.J.C. Leland

Three volumes of memoirs, typed from his own note-book and diaries, and partly compiled from his correspondence. Travels in West and West Central Africa, January 1897-April 1898 while serving in the Gold Coast Constabulary, with copies of letters and papers relating to the period in an appendix at the back of the volume African travels, November 1898-November 1899 Description…
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2221
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 20th century
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Memoirs of Jon Wainwright

Typescript memoirs, c1991.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 548
Extents: 61 ff.
Dates: c1991
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Memoirs of Wilfred J. Plumbe

Typescript memoirs, c1985, entitled African Morning: Adventures in Nigeria & Sudan.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2275
Extents: 249 pp.
Dates: c1985
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Miscellaneous Papers of William Bollaert with a Printed Pamphlet by W.M.F. Castle

The papers comprise: a diary, Apr. 1830-Oct. 1831 with a newspaper cutting, 1851 a copy of The Wars of Succession of Portugal and Spain from 1826-40, vol. 1, Portugal, 1832-3 by William Bollaert, F.R.G.S., (1870) annotated by the author and interleaved with related material William MacCoy Fitzgerald Castle, Capt., R.N., Sketch of…
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: [c. 1830-87]
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Papers of Cecil Audley Sacheverell Yonge

Album of press cuttings relating to Yonge's career in Natal, 1886-1910, with a cabinet photograph of Yonge and a packet of photographs of the Battle of Pieter's Hill (last stand of the Boers).
Extents: 14 items
Dates: 1886-1910
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Papers of Christopher Swabey

Travel diaries, correspondence, drafts for a history of the Colonial Forestry Service, memoranda etc. relating to work in the Colonial Forestry Service, and as director of the Commonwealth Forestry Bureau, in Trinidad, British Guiana, Canada, Sudan, Australia, Jamaica, America, Fiji, Solomon Islands, North Borneo and the West Indies, with two memoirs on colonial service, 1928-1971.
Extents: 7 boxes
Dates: 1928-1971
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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
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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
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Papers of Elfrida Manning

Papers concerning stay in Jamaica with Lord and Lady Olivier in 1931, with related material on Lord Olivier.
Shelfmark: MSS. W. Ind. s. 65
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: 1931
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Papers of F.N. Ashley

Photograph album, Ogoja Province, southern Nigeria; sketches; watercolour of Divisional Officer's house, Ikotikpene, 1918; photograph of Ashley, 1934; photograph of disembarkation of a colonial governor and members of his staff, uncaptioned.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2214
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: 20th century
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Papers of Francis David Kennard Williams

Typescript copy of journal relating to tour of duty in Nigeria, August 1945-January 1946, with curriculum vitae.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2284
Extents: 1 file
Dates: 1945-1946
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Papers of Frederick Dealtry Lugard, Baron Lugard of Abinger

Ephemeral biographical material, [1871-1948] Correspondence, 1892-1945 Publications and related material, and lecture notes, 1889-1941 Papers relating to The Dual Mandate in British Tropical Africa (Edinburgh and London, W. Blackwood & Sons, 1922), [1892-1945] Papers relating to the South African protectorates,…
Extents: 164 boxes
Dates: 1871-1969

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20th century 35
19th century 16
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration 9
Hong Kong (China) -- History -- 20th century 5
Kenya -- Description and travel 4
Kenya -- History -- 1895-1963 4
Canada -- Description and travel 3
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Nigeria -- Administration 3
Hong Kong (China) -- Description and travel -- Views 3
Italy -- Description and travel 3
Jamaica -- Description and travel 3
Malaysia -- History -- 20th century 3
Nigeria -- Description and travel 3
Sudan -- Description and travel 3
18th century 2
Africa -- Description and travel -- Views 2
Africa -- History 2
Australia -- Description and travel 2
Ethiopia -- History -- 1889-1974 2
Ghana -- History -- To 1957 2
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India -- Description and travel 2
Islands of the Pacific -- History -- 20th century 2
Medical care -- Ghana -- History -- To 1957 2
Medical care -- Hong Kong (China) -- History -- 20th century 2
Nigeria -- History -- 1900-1960 2
Pakistan -- History -- 20th century 2
Palestine -- History -- 1917-1948 2
Sabah -- Description and travel -- Views 2
Sabah -- History -- 20th century 2
South Africa -- Description and travel 2
South African War, 1899-1902 2
Tanzania -- History -- To 1964 2
Trinidad and Tobago -- Description and travel 2
West Indies -- Description and travel 2
West Indies -- History -- 20th century 2
Zimbabwe -- Description and travel 2
Zimbabwe -- Description and travel -- Views 2
Zimbabwe -- History -- 1890-1965 2
Zimbabwe -- History -- 19th century 2
Aden (Yemen) -- History -- 20th century 1
Africa -- History -- 1884-1918 1
Africa -- Maps 1
Africa, Southern -- Description and travel 1
Africa, Southern -- History -- 1899-1975 1
Africa, West -- Discovery and exploration -- English 1
Agriculture -- Australia -- History -- 20th century 1
Agriculture -- Kenya 1
Agriculture -- New Zealand -- History -- 20th century 1
America -- Description and travel 1
Anabaptists 1
Antigua -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Conservation and restoration 1
Antislavery movements 1
Apprentices -- West Indies, British -- History 1
Architecture, Georgian -- West Indies 1
Archives -- West Indies 1
Ascension Island (Atlantic Ocean) 1
Ashanti War, 1900 1
Asia -- History -- 20th century 1
Asia, Southeastern -- History -- 1945- 1
Australasia -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Australasia -- History -- 20th century 1
Authors, Classical 1
Banbury (Oxfordshire, England) -- History 1
Barbados -- Description and travel 1
Barbados -- History -- 20th century 1
Belize -- Description and travel 1
Belize -- History -- 20th century 1
Bible 1
Bible -- O.T. -- Psalms 1
Brazil -- Description and travel 1
British South Africa Company Pioneer Corps 1
Burkina -- Description and travel 1
Burma -- History -- 1824-1948 1
Cairo (Egypt) -- Description and travel 1
Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Description and travel 1
Cayman Islands -- Description and travel 1
Classical literature 1
Commonwealth of Nations -- Description and travel 1
Constitutions 1
Costa Rica -- Description and travel 1
Diaries 1
Diaries -- 18th century 1
Diaries -- 19th century 1
Dissenters 1
Dorset (England) 1
Drama 1
Durham (England: County) 1
Ecclesiastical courts 1
Education -- Kenya 1
Education -- Nigeria -- History 1
Eritrea -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Eritrea -- History 1
Essex (England) 1
Ethnology -- Eritrea 1
Ethnology -- Kenya 1
Farmers -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century 1
Fiji -- Description and travel 1
Flanders (Belgium) 1
Forestry -- History -- 20th century 1
France 1
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Indexed names
Borneo Mission Association 2
Church of England | Missions | Borneo 2
League of Nations 2
Lugard | Frederick John Dealtry | 1858-1945 | Baron Lugard of Abinger | colonial administrator, soldier and author 2
Selwyn-Clarke | Percy Selwyn | 1893-1976 | Sir | medical official and colonial officer 2
The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society 2
Acworth | Angus Whiteford | b 1898 | architect 1
Africa Bureau | 1952 - 1978 1
Archer-Burton | James Henry | 1850-1922 1
Ashley | Francis Noel | 1884-1976 | Colonial Administrator 1
Beatty | David | fl 1899-1952 | colonial civil servant 1
Beatty | Robert | fl 1856 1
Beaumont | fl 1688-1730 | Nonconformist 1
Blackburne | John | 1754-1833 | MP 1
Blackburne | Kenneth William | 1907-1980 | Sir | Knight colonial administrator 1
Bollaert | William | 1807-1876 | Author and explorer 1
Bracton | Henry de | c 1210-1268 | Judge, Chancellor of Exeter Cathedral 1
British National Union Empire Farmers 1
British South Africa Company 1
British and Foreign Bible Society 1
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Buxton | Sir | Thomas Fowell | 1786-1845 | 1st Baronet | Philanthropist 1
Cardew | family | 1842-1916 | colonial soldiers, officers and administrators 1
Castle | William MacCoy Fitzgerald | fl 19th century 1
Chaucer | Geoffrey | c 1340-1400 | Poet 1
Church of England | Diocese of London | Consistory Court 1
Colonial Forest Service 1
Commonwealth Forestry Bureau 1
Douglas | Catherine Anne | 1760-1817 | nee North | wife of Baron Glenbervie 1
Douglas | Frederick Sylvester North | 1791-1819 | MP for Banbury 1
Douglas | Sylvester | Baron Glenbervie | 1743-1823 | politician 1
England and Wales | Exchequer 1
England and Wales | Royal Navy 1
Eton College 1
Fabian Colonial Bureau 1
Farrar | George | 1815-1915 | Sir | South African politician and manager of goldmining company 1
Farrar | family | c1864-1982 1
Fitzwilliams | John | fl 1600-1699 | Nonjuror 1
Fleming | Robert | ? 1660-1716 | Presbyterian Minister 1
Four Powers Commission of Investigation for the Former Italian Colonies | Eritrea | 1947 1
French Protestant Church 1
Fry | W. Ellerton | fl 1890 | Lieutenant 1
Gell | Sir | William | 1778-1836 | Knight, Archaeologist, and Traveller 1
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service 1
Grenville | Denis | 1637-1703 | Jacobite Archbishop of York | also known as Denis Granville 1
Griffiths | J.C. | fl 1937-1997 | colonial officer magistrate 1
Gronovius | Jacobus | 1645-1716 | classical scholar 1
Gunning | Peter | 1614-1684 | Bishop of Ely 1
Hawes | Samuel | fl 1694-1700 | Nonjuror 1
Hearne | Thomas | 1678-1735 | Antiquary and Nonjuror 1
Holman | William | d 1730 | Essex Antiquary Congregational Minister 1
Jamaican National Trust Commission 1
Jobson | Maitland Baron | 1868-c1960 | Lt-Colonel 1
Johnston | Sir | Jack | fl 1918-1999 | Knight | High Commissioner 1
L'Estrange | Hamon | 1605-1660 | theologian and historian 1
La Société Anonyme des Huileries du Congo Belge 1
Leland | Herbert John Collett | 1873-1931 | soldier inspector in the Gold Coast Constabulary 1
Lewis | John | c 1700-1799 | Minister of Margate 1
Livius | Titus | ? 59 BC-AD 17 | Roman historian 1
Locke | John | 1632-1704 | Philosopher 1
Mandeville | Sir | John | d 1372 | travel writer 1
Manning | Elfrida | fl 1928-1931 1
Manson | Ken | fl 1913-1914 | medical officer, Nigeria 1
Manson | Will | fl 1906-1908 | river carrier, Sudan 1
Manson | family | Arnewood House 1
Marchant | William Sydney | 1894-1953 | Colonial Administrator 1
McElderry | Samuel Burnside Boyd | 1885-1984 | colonial administrator 1
McEntee | Peter | b 1920 | colonial administrator, Major 1
Melliss | family | [1840s-1950s] | St. Helena 1
Nedam | James | fl 1532-1543 | Royal Surveyor of Works 1
Neve | John Le | 1679-1741 | Antiquary 1
Olivier | Sydney Haldane | 1859-1943 | Baron Olivier | statesman 1
Ovidius Naso | Publius | 43 BC-AD 17 | Roman poet 1
Pepys | Samuel | 1633-1703 | MP, Diarist, Public Servant, Antiquary 1
Perham | Margery Freda | 1895-1982 | Dame | historian 1
Permanent Mandates Commission 1
Plumbe | Wilfred John | fl 1952-c1995 | librarian 1
Price | Daniel | fl 1685-1706 | Dean of St Asaph 1
Rawlinson | Richard | 1690-1755 | Antiquary and Nonjuror 1
Roach | Richard | 1662-1730 | Anglican clergyman 1
Robinson | John | 1650-1723 | Bishop of London 1
Rowlands | John Shaw S. | b 1919 | colonial officer 1
Sallustius Crispus | Gaius | ? 86-? 34 BC | Roman historian 1
Samber | Robert | fl 1710-1729 | Poet 1
Sancroft | William | 1617-1693 | Archbishop of Canterbury 1
Saunders | Phillip K. | inventor engineer mine worker 1
Smith | Thomas | 1638-1710 | Nonjuror Historian and Librarian 1
St Paul's Cathedral 1
Stanton | William | fl 1697-1704 1
Swabey | Christopher | 1906-1972 | forestry adviser and conservator 1
Swadlin | Thomas | 1600-1670 | Royalist divine 1
Terentius Afer | Publius | ? 195 BC-? 159 BC | Roman comic dramatist 1
Thurloe | John | 1616-1668 | Secretary to the Council of State 1
Trevaskis | Sir | Gerald Kennedy Nicholas | 1915-1990 | Knight | Colonial Administrator 1
Tullius Cicero | Marcus | 106-43 BC | Roman orator and statesman 1
Turner | Francis | ? 1638-1700 | Bishop of Ely 1
Turner | Thomas | 1645-1714 | President of Corpus Christi College Oxford 1
United Nations 1
University of Cambridge 1
University of Oxford 1
Wainwright | Jon | 1916-1991 | Kenyan settler Indian Army cavalry officer 1
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Language
Chinese 1
Dutch; Flemish 1
French 2
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 1
Greek, Modern (1453-) 1
Italian 1
Latin 1