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Papers of Richard Meinertzhagen

Diaries as Military Adviser, Colonial Office, concerning India, Mauritius, East Africa and Palestine, 1899-1965; with index and ten volumes of intelligence reports, despatches and memoranda, 1902-1924, four ornithological note books, 1891-1895, and photographic material. The diaries contain references to personal acquaintances and members of the Meinertzhagen family, as well as ornithology and botany, aviation [1911-1940s], Winston Churchill [1921-1945], Colonial Office [1920s], War…
Extents: 76 Volumes
Dates: 1899-1965
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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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