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Additional papers of Bruce Chatwin

Additional papers of (Charles) Bruce Chatwin (1940-1989), writer
Extents: 5.16 Linear metres (36 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1957-1989; [c. 1895-c. 2017]. Bulk c. 1957-c. 1989
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African Voyage Album

Album of postcards, photographs and other souvenirs of a journey from Port Elizabeth to London via the east coast of Africa and the Suez Canal. Includes views of Port Elizabeth, East London, Durban, Lourenco Marques, Beira, Zanzibar, Mombasa, Aden, Port Sudan, Naples, Pompeii, Marseilles, Paris and London, with, at the end, pictures of Harrogate, York, Madeira, Cape Town, Victoria Falls and Kimberley, [20th century].
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2325
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 20th century
Collection

Archive of S.G. Dunn

Archive of S.G. Dunn
Extents: 1.40 Linear metres (28 boxes)
Dates: 19th-20th century
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Archive of Sir Henry Miers

Archive of Sir Henry Miers
Extents: 0.31 Linear metres (5 boxes)
Dates: 1876-1950
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Archive of Sir Jervoise Athelstane Baines, and his son-in-law, Philip Edward Percival

Official papers, personal letters and photographs of Sir Jervoise Athelstane Baines, and his son-in-law, Philip Edward Percival, both of the Indian Civil Service, 1862-1929.
Extents: 3.3 Linear metres (34 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1862-1929, n.d.
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Article concerning diary of Mrs. Bousfield

Typescript copy or draft of an article by Eve Palmer, Journey to Pretoria in 1878: Diary of Mrs. Bousfield, wife of the City's first bishop.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2268
Extents: 14 ff.
Dates: c1975
Collection

Diaries of Humphrey Alan W. Morrice

Diaries relating to Morrice's service in the Sudan Irrigation Department (1936-1939, 1950-1954), and in the Royal Engineers and Sudan Defence Force (1940-1944), with trek notes, Sudan (1946-1948), and diaries of trips to India, USA, Africa, etc. (1950-1959).
Extents: 15 Volumes
Dates: 1936-1959
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Letters from Annie Barnett

Annie Barnett's letters home, in diary form, from Natal and Cape Colony, as wife of Percy Arthur Barnett, 1902-1904, with photographs inserted.
Extents: 5 Volumes
Dates: 1902-1904
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Letters from John, Mary and Herbert Leigh

Letters from John I. Leigh (to his brother, Dr. Thomas D. Leigh) and from Mary Leigh and their children in South Africa (1886-1908). The letters describe the vicissitudes of an English settler's life, relations with the Dutch and the effects of the Boer War. Also, letters from John I. Leigh's brother Herbert who was in the tea trade in Assam (1885-1894).
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1731
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 1885-1908
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Letters from Rowland and Clare Daniel (photocopies)

Letters from Rowland Daniel, to his mother and sisters, written on voyage to Cape Town, Africa, and on arrival in Mafeking to join the Bechuanaland Police Mounted Regiment (1898). Also, letters from Rowland Daniel (and some from his wife Clare) as Resident Magistrate in Serowe and Assistant Commissioner in Francistown (1906). Photocopies.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.2015
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1898, 1906
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Papers and photographs of Barbara Morris

Typescript accounts of journeys in Africa and through the Western Pacific, with four accompanying files of photographs, 1958-1959, 1963; typescript account of the political crisis in Uganda, 1966; Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 map of Central Ruwenzori, 1962.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 453
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1958-1966
Collection

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 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
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
Collection

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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Papers of Jack Thomas A. Howard-Drake

Photographs of tours made by successive Secretaries of State for the Colonies, in West and East Africa, the West Indies, etc., 1949-1964, with related programmes and printed material.
Extents: 1 box, 3 albums and 1 file
Dates: 1949-1964
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Papers of Mavis Birdsey

"Sigh softly, African winds: a pioneering tale" (of Australia, South Africa and British East Africa). Typescript, ca.1970, with press cuttings, photographs, and correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1794
Extents: 1 box
Dates: [ca. 1970]
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Papers of Phillip K. Saunders

Draft autobiography, c1945-1960. 166 pp., 11 photographs.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 552
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: c1945-1960s
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Papers of Phoebe Somers

Sketchbooks and sketches of travels in and inhabitants of various, mainly African locations, 1953-1972.
Extents: 17 vols., 18 ff.
Dates: 1953-1972
Single Item

Papers of Sir Jack Johnston

Recollections, typescript memoirs, 1997, of Sir Jack Johnston, covering his service, 1950-1978.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 555
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: 1997

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Indexed subjects
20th century 26
19th century 11
Africa -- Description and travel 8
South Africa -- Description and travel 8
Africa -- Description and travel -- Views 4
Asia -- Description and travel 3
Diaries 3
Letters 3
South Africa -- Description and travel -- Views 3
Africa -- History 2
Canada -- Description and travel 2
Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) -- Description and travel 2
India -- Description and travel 2
Islands of the Pacific -- History -- 20th century 2
Kenya -- Description and travel 2
Photographs 2
Zimbabwe -- Description and travel -- Views 2
Aden -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Africa 1
Africa -- Maps 1
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Africa -- Officials and employees 1
Africa | Discovery and exploration 1
Africa, East -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Agriculture -- Kenya 1
Antislavery movements 1
Argentina -- Description and travel 1
Asia -- History -- 20th century 1
Asia -- Officials and employees 1
Asia, Southeastern -- History -- 1945- 1
Australasia -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Australasia -- History -- 20th century 1
Australia -- Description and travel 1
Austria -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Authors, English -- 20th century 1
Barcelona (Spain) -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Benelux countries -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Botswana -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Brazil -- Description and travel 1
Canary Islands -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Cape Town (South Africa) -- Description and travel 1
Civil service 1
Colonial administrators 1
Colonial administrators -- Africa 1
Colonial administrators -- Correspondence 1
Commonwealth of Nations -- Description and travel 1
Diaries -- 20th century 1
Djibouti -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Djibouti--Description and travel 1
Drainage 1
Egypt -- Description and travel -- Views 1
England -- Description and travel -- 1801-1900 1
Ethiopia -- History -- 1889-1974 1
Ethnology -- Pictorial works 1
Europe 1
Europe -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Fiji -- Description and travel 1
Fiji -- Officials and employees 1
Fisheries -- Africa 1
Fisheries -- Asia 1
Fisheries -- Fiji 1
Francistown (Botswana) -- Description and travel 1
Goldmines and mining -- South Africa -- History 1
Great Britain 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Africa 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Kenya -- Administration 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Officials and employees -- Biography 1
Great Britain -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Great Britain. Colonial Office -- Officials and employees 1
Hindi language 1
Hong Kong (China) -- History -- 20th century 1
Hong Kong -- History -- 20th century 1
India 1
India -- History -- 1919-1947 1
India -- Politics and government 1
Iraq -- History -- 1921- 1
Irrigation 1
Islands of the Pacific -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Italy -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Jordan -- History -- 20th century 1
Kenya -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Kenya -- History -- 1895-1963 1
Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa) -- Description and travel 1
Lebanon -- History -- 1918-1946 1
Liberia -- History -- 20th century 1
Mafikeng (South Africa) -- Description and travel 1
Malawi -- Description and travel -- Views 1
Malaysia -- Description and travel 1
Malaysia -- History -- 20th century 1
Mandates -- Africa 1
Mandates -- Cameroon 1
Mandates -- History -- 20th century 1
Mandates -- Iraq 1
Mandates -- Islands of the Pacific 1
Mandates -- Jordan 1
Mandates -- Lebanon 1
Mandates -- Namibia 1
Mandates -- New Guinea 1
Mandates -- Palestine 1
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Indexed names
Lugard | Frederick John Dealtry | 1858-1945 | Baron Lugard of Abinger | colonial administrator, soldier and author 3
League of Nations 2
Africa Bureau | 1952 - 1978 1
Baines | Family 1
Baines | Sir | Jervoise Athelstane | 1847-1925 | Knight | Indian civil servant 1
Barnett | Annie | d 1941 | nee Beeching, wife of Percy Arthur Barnett 1
Barnett | Percy Arthur | 1858-1941 | Chief Inspector of Training of Teachers 1
Birdsey | Mavis | fl 1970 1
Bousfield | Henry Brougham | 1832-1902 | Bishop of Pretoria 1
Bousfield | Mrs. | Wife of Henry Brougham Bousfield, Bishop of Pretoria 1
Chatwin | Charles Bruce | 1940-1989 | Writer 1
Daniel | Clare | fl 1898-1906 | wife of Rowland Daniel, Colonial Administrator 1
Daniel | Rowland | fl 1898-1906 | Colonial Administrator 1
Dunn | Stanley Gerald | 1879-1964 | English Scholar 1
East African Estates Limited 1
Eton College 1
Eyre | Family 1
Eyre | Gervas Selwyn | fl 1887-91 | Captain in the British army 1
Fabian Colonial Bureau 1
Fisk | George | fl. 1821 1
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Gedge | Ernest | 1862-1935 | colonial administrator 1
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service 1
Great Britain | Colonial Office 1
Hickling | Charles Frederick | 1902-1977 | Fisheries Adviser Colonial Service 1
Howard-Drake | Jack Thomas Arthur | b 1919 | colonial officer 1
Imperial British East Africa Company 1
India | Civil Service 1
Jackson | Frederick John | 1860-1929 | Knight, explorer, naturalist and administrator 1
Johnston | Sir | Jack | fl 1918-1999 | Knight | High Commissioner 1
Kelly | W.F.P. | b 1912 | colonial administrator 1
La Société Anonyme des Huileries du Congo Belge 1
Leigh | Herbert | fl 1885-1894 | tea trader in Assam, India 1
Leigh | John I | fl 1886-1908 | settler in South Africa 1
Leigh | Mary | fl 1886-1908 | settler in South Africa 1
Miers | Henry Alexander | 1858-1942 | Sir | Knight and Mineralogist 1
Morrice | Humphrey Alan W | 1906-1959 | civil servant in Sudan 1
Morris | Barbara | fl 1958-1966 1
Percival | Claud | fl 1901-9 | Major in the Rifle Brigade 1
Percival | Family 1
Percival | Philip Edward | 1872-1939 | Indian civil servant 1
Perham | Margery Freda | 1895-1982 | Dame | historian 1
Permanent Mandates Commission 1
Ross | Ellen | nee Brook | b 1840 | novelist 1
Ross | William McGregor | 1876-1940 | administrator 1
Saunders | Phillip K. | inventor engineer mine worker 1
Somers | Phoebe | d 1995 | art teacher 1
South African Railways and Harbours Publicity Department 1
The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society 1
United Nations 1
United States | Navy 1
University of Oxford | Jesus College 1
Windle | - | fl. 1800-1840 | wife of Henry Windle 1
Windle | family | Walsall Staffordshire 1
Yonge | Cecil Audley Sacheverell | fl 1892-1910 | lawyer politician 1
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Language
Arabic 1
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 1
Hindi 1
Latin 1
Undetermined 2