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Archive of Sir Robert Armitage

Papers of Sir Robert Perceval Armitage, KCMG, MBE (1906-90) relating to his work in Kenya, the Gold Coast, Cyprus and Nyasaland.
Extents: 1.05 Linear metres (7 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1926-83
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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
Collection

Papers of Sir Charles Henry Harper

Diaries, correspondence, copies of despatches, reports, press cuttings etc. relating to Harper's work in the Gold Coast (1914-1920); papers relating to St. Helena and Ascension Island - mainly extracts/notes copied from other works and gathered by Harper in preparation for writing a book - (1922-1934); papers relating to Ashanti law and history (1904-1922) and to the Golden Stool of Ashanti (1921-1935).
Extents: 4 boxes
Dates: 1904-1935
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Papers of Sir Hilton Poynton

Text of farewell speech at Colonial Office party, 1966 Notes on connection with commodities work at the Colonial Office, 1966 Papers and administrative arrangements for the Oxford symposium on the transfer of power in tropical Africa, 1978 Text of an article by Poynton on race relations, with associated correspondence, 1968 Corespondence concerning…
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 544
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1936-1978
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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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Kenya -- History -- 1895-1963 2
Africa -- Politics and government -- 1945-1960 -- Congresses 1
Africa, Central -- History -- 20th century 1
Ascension Island (Atlantic Ocean) 1
Ashanti 1
Ashanti (African people) -- Social life and customs 1
Ashanti -- History 1
Civil Service -- Great Britain -- Colonies 1
Cyprus -- History -- 20th century 1
Ghana 1
Ghana -- History -- 20th century 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration -- History -- 20th century 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa -- Administration -- Congresses 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Cyprus -- Administration 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Ghana -- Administration 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Kenya -- Administration 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Malawi -- Administration 1
Kenya -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Law, Ashanti 1