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Diaries of Geoffrey Douglas Popplewell

Diaries kept as an Administrative Officer in Tanganyika, with detailed comments on safaris and other duties, covering Ufipa, Sumbawanga, Tanga, Lushoto, Korogwe, Pangani, Usambara and Mikindani, 1934-1941; with a complete set of transcripts.
Extents: 14 Volumes
Dates: 1934-1941
Collection

Memoirs of Ann M. Davidson

"The real paradise: memories of Africa, 1950-1963", an account by Ann M. Davidson of her life as a District Officer's wife in Nyasaland (now Malawi), based on weekly letters to her mother. Bound typescript.
Extents: 2 Volumes
Dates: [1963?]
Collection

Papers of Ernest Gedge

Letter-books, correspondence, notebooks, press cuttings, notes on expeditions, notes for articles, maps, periodicals, account books etc. relating to the East African Estates Limited, Imperial British East Africa Company, Uganda, prospecting expedition to the Yukon, Southern Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), Kenya, Russia, Malaya, Borneo and Java. Includes letters from Sir Frederick Jackson and Sir Frederick Lugard.
Extents: 6 boxes
Dates: 1890-1929
Single Item

Papers of Francis Dennis Hibbert relating to Nigeria and Nigerian schools

Articles and lectures on schools in Nigeria, and on Nigeria in general, as a former Education Officer. Typescript.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1960
Extents: 17 Leaves
Dates: [ca. 1973]
Single Item

Papers of James Douglas Walker, 1952-1976

Correspondence, memoranda, etc. relating to service with the railways of Nigeria, Zambia and North Borneo, 1952-1976, with 95 photographs.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 1875
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1952-1976
Collection

Papers of Thomas Nelson Goddard

Correspondence, letters home, press cuttings, photographs, etc., relating to service in the Falkland Islands, 1914-1920, and in Sierra Leone, 1920-1933.
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: 1914-1933
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
Single Item

Photocopied essays by Peggy Phyllis Campbell

Three essays by Peggy Campbell relating to her husband's administrative service in the Gold Coast (1936-1946). The essays are entitled "And the Bride wore Khaki Shorts!" (1939), "A thorn in the Flesh" (1941), and "My African Ghost" (1941). Photocopied typescript.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.2130
Extents: 13 ff.
Dates: 1939, 1941
Single Item

Recollections of Geoffrey Douglas Popplewell as a District Commissioner

"Random Recollections of a District Commissioner" by Geoffrey Popplewell covering his service in Tanganyika, 1926-1957. Typescript, 1990.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.2156
Extents: 166 pp.
Dates: 1926-1957
Single Item

Reports by Sir E.G. Hawkesworth, W.M. Bridges and H.N. Harcourt

Assessment Report on Banso District, Cameroons Province, including details of the number of inhabitants, tax paid, administration, etc. (1922), by Hawkesworth. Re-assessment Report on Banso District, Cameroons Province, including details of numbers of inhabitants, tax paid, administration, etc. (1934), by Bridges. Report on Banso affairs, Cameroons Province (1938), by…
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1627
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1922, 1934, 1938

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Indexed names
Bridges | William Maclaren | b 1898 | Colonial Administrator 1
Campbell | Archibald | 1914-1994 | Colonial Administrator 1
Campbell | Peggy Phyllis | fl 1939-1941 | wife of Archibald Campbell Colonial Administrator 1
Davidson | Ann M | fl 1950-1963 | wife of Colonial Administrator 1
East African Estates Limited 1
Gedge | Ernest | 1862-1935 | colonial administrator 1
Goddard | Thomas Nelson | b 1889 | Colonial Administrator Falkland Islands Sierra Leone 1
Harcourt | Henry Newton | b 1906 | Colonial Administrator 1
Hawkesworth | Edward Gerald | b 1897 | Sir | Colonial Administrator 1
Hibbert | Francis Dennis | 1906-1975 | Colonial Administrator 1
Imperial British East Africa Company 1
Jackson | Frederick John | 1860-1929 | Knight, explorer, naturalist and administrator 1
Lugard | Frederick John Dealtry | 1858-1945 | Baron Lugard of Abinger | colonial administrator, soldier and author 1
Marchant | William Sydney | 1894-1953 | Colonial Administrator 1
Popplewell | Geoffrey Douglas | b 1904 | District Officer Colonial Government 2
Walker | James Douglas | fl 1952-1976 | railwayman 1