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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
Collection

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
Collection

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 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
Single Item

Papers of David Reginald Daltry

16 letters written by Daltry to his mother, [1927]; report on rugby match between Accra and Eastern Province XV, 1927; family tree including Daltry family; covering note with information on the papers and on Daltry's service in East Africa.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2222
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: [1927]
Collection

Papers of Dr. Edward Rigby

Papers of Dr. Edward Rigby, physician.
Extents: 0.16 Linear metres (2 boxes)
Dates: 1789-1805
Single Item

Papers of Dr. Peter Dundas Grant

Typescript reminiscences recounting experiences as a district medical officer in Tanganyika, 1954-1962.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2265
Extents: 40 pages
Dates: 1954-1962
Single Item

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
Collection

Papers of Elspeth Josceline Huxley (1)

Papers of the writer Elspeth Josceline Huxley, 1901-1960.
Extents: 0.6 Linear metres (4 boxes)
Dates: 1901-1960
Collection

Papers of Elspeth Josceline Huxley (2)

Papers of the writer Elspeth Joceline Huxley, 1900-1989.
Extents: 4.2 Linear metres (28 boxes)
Dates: 1900-1989
Collection

Papers of Elspeth Josceline Huxley (3)

Papers of the writer Elspeth Josceline Huxley, 1929-1996.
Extents: 0.45 Linear metres (3 boxes)
Dates: 1929-1996
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 E.V. Townsend

Typescript account, 1996, of a return visit to Uganda made by Townsend, 1994-1995.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2258
Extents: 17 pp.
Dates: 1996
Single Item

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
Single Item

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
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 F.R.L. Goadby

Diary and letters home on New Zealand tour, 1949, with album of photographs.
Shelfmark: MSS. N.Z. s. 8
Extents: 1 box
Dates: [1949]
Single Item

Papers of Helen L. Haylett

Papers, 20th century, comprising To Zanzibar and Back, a memoir by Helen L. Haylett of service in Zanzibar Protectorate, etc. from 1935 to 1961 (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 2223/1).
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2223/1-2
Extents: 143 pages
Dates: 20th century
Single Item

Papers of H.T. Moor

Notebook containing Chester Gazette cuttings of Moor's journey through America, c1833, press notices of his death in 1837, and a manuscript description of Niagara Falls, 1840.
Shelfmark: MSS. Amer. r. 4
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 1830s-1840s
Single Item

Papers of Hugh Wykeham David Pollock

Correspondence between Pollock and his fiancee, Barbara Reckitt, while on colonial service in Tanganyika (1932-1933); letters of condolence after Pollock's death (1973); reminiscences of Tanganyika; 3 photographs of Tanganyika; and flight diary, Poole-Mbeya (1940).
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.2113
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1932-1933, 1940, 1973

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Indexed subjects
20th century 160
19th century 152
18th century 45
Diaries 34
France -- Description and travel 23
Humanities 23
Italy -- Description and travel 20
Travel 20
India -- Description and travel 19
Diaries -- 19th century 17
Travel -- 19th century 15
17th century 13
Africa -- Description and travel 13
England -- Description and travel 13
Diaries -- 20th century 12
Europe -- Description and travel 12
Kenya -- Description and travel 11
Nigeria -- Description and travel 11
Tanzania -- Description and travel 11
England -- Description and travel -- 1801-1900 9
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Europe -- Description and travel -- 1800-1918 9
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration 9
Letters 9
Belgium -- Description and travel 8
Canada -- Description and travel 8
Literature 8
South Africa -- Description and travel 8
Switzerland -- Description and travel 8
Germany -- Description and travel 7
Voyages and travels -- Diaries 7
Australia -- Description and travel 6
China -- Description and travel 6
Egypt -- Description and travel 6
Great Britain -- Description and travel 6
Greece -- Description and travel 6
India 6
Kenya -- History -- 1895-1963 6
Oxford (England) 6
Sierra Leone -- Description and travel 6
Sudan -- Description and travel 6
Travel -- 18th century 6
Uganda -- Description and travel 6
Voyages and travels 6
Africa 5
Agriculture -- Kenya 5
France 5
France -- Description and travel -- 1800-1918 5
Ghana -- Description and travel 5
Hong Kong (China) -- History -- 20th century 5
Italy -- Description and travel -- 19th century 5
New Zealand -- Description and travel 5
Russia -- Description and travel 5
Switzerland -- Description and travel -- 19th century 5
Turkey -- Description and travel 5
United States -- Description and travel 5
Voyages and travels -- 19th century 5
Antiquarians 4
Austria -- Description and travel 4
England--Description and travel 4
Germany -- Description and travel -- 1800-1918 4
History 4
Hong Kong (China) -- Description and travel 4
Hong Kong (China) -- Description and travel -- Views 4
Italy 4
Mediterranean Region -- Description and travel 4
Photographs 4
Rome (Italy) -- Description and travel 4
Switzerland -- Description and travel -- 1800-1918 4
Women travelers 4
Zimbabwe -- Description and travel -- Views 4
21st century 3
Africa -- Description and travel -- views 3
Africa -- History -- 20th century 3
America -- Description and travel 3
Asia -- Description and travel 3
Colonial administrators -- Africa 3
English diaries -- 19th century 3
Europe -- Description and travel -- Views 3
Fiji -- Description and travel 3
Geography 3
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Nigeria -- Administration 3
Great Britain -- Topography 3
Italy -- Description and travel -- 1800-1918 3
Jamaica -- Description and travel 3
Japan -- Description and travel 3
Kenya -- History -- Mau Mau Emergency, 1952-1960 3
Land settlement -- Kenya 3
Malaysia -- History -- 20th century 3
Netherlands -- Description and travel 3
Palestine -- Description and travel 3
Panama -- Description and travel 3
Pioneers -- Africa, East 3
Portugal -- Description and travel 3
Religion 3
South Africa -- Description and travel -- Views 3
Travel photography 3
Wales -- Description and travel 3
West Indies -- Description and travel 3
West Indies -- Description and travel -- Views 3
Zambia -- Description and travel -- Views 3
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Indexed names
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service 10
Hailey | William Malcolm | 1872-1969 | 1st Baron Hailey 4
Borneo Mission Association 3
Church of England | Missions | Borneo 3
Huxley | Elspeth Josceline | 1907-1997 | née Grant | author and journalist 3
Bayley | Francis | 1803-1893 | judge 2
Buxton | Sir | Thomas Fowell | 1786-1845 | 1st Baronet | Philanthropist 2
East India Company 2
Eton College 2
Gilpin | William | 1724-1804 | Clergyman, educationist, biographer and topographer 2
Great Britain | Colonial Office | Officials and employees 2
Grosvenor | Robert | 1801-1893 | 1st Baron Ebury | politician 2
Lugard | Frederick John Dealtry | 1858-1945 | Baron Lugard of Abinger | colonial administrator, soldier and author 2
Pollock | Hugh Wykeham David | d 1973 | Colonial Service in Tanganyika 2
Popplewell | Geoffrey Douglas | b 1904 | District Officer Colonial Government 2
Selwyn-Clarke | Percy Selwyn | 1893-1976 | Sir | medical official and colonial officer 2
The British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society 2
University of Cambridge 2
Walker | James Douglas | fl 1952-1976 | railwayman 2
Acworth | Angus Whiteford | b 1898 | architect 1
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Africa Bureau | 1952 - 1978 1
Aikin | Lucy | 1781-1864 | historian 1
Allen | Arthur Louis | fl 1906-1913 1
Archer-Burton | James Henry | 1850-1922 1
Ashley | Francis Noel | 1884-1976 | Colonial Administrator 1
Austin | Jean I.C.B. | fl 1947 1
Bain | Alexander David Neal | fl 1926-1940 | Geologist 1
Bain | Rena | fl 1926-1940 | wife of geologist Alexander Bain 1
Baines | Family 1
Baines | Sir | Jervoise Athelstane | 1847-1925 | Knight | Indian civil servant 1
Baker | Mary | fl. 1813-1841 1
Bannister | Henry Marriott | 1854-1919 | musicologist 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
Barrow | William | Naval Officer 1
Bate | William | d 1838 | Captain Commandant of Ascension Island 1
Batty | Beatrice | 1833-1933 | Novelist and Diarist, author called Beatrice Stebbing 1
Bayley | Elizabeth S | fl. 1890 1
Beatty | David | fl 1899-1952 | colonial civil servant 1
Beatty | Robert | fl 1856 1
Beaumont | fl 1688-1730 | Nonconformist 1
Beckford | William | 1760-1844 | author, MP, art collector 1
Beecher | Henry Ward | 1813-1887 | preacher and reformer 1
Benguey | fl 1905 | Captain French colonial administrator | Ivory Coast 1
Bennet | William | 1746-1820 | Bishop of Cloyne and antiquary 1
Bevington | Elizabeth | fl 1789-1792 | Quaker preacher 1
Bevington | Eric Raymond | 1914-2004 | colonial officer 1
Birch | James Wheeler Woodford | 1826-1875 | Resident in Perak 1
Birch | Sir | Ernest Woodford | 1857-1929 | Knight | Colonial Governor 1
Birdsey | Mavis | fl 1970 1
Birmann | Peter | 1758-1844 | Swiss painter 1
Blackburne | John | 1754-1833 | MP 1
Blackburne | Sir | Kenneth William | 1907-1980 | Knight | colonial administrator 1
Blackie | John | fl 1904 | colonial officer 1
Bleakley | Robert James | fl 1937-1940 | Colonial Office cadet 1
Blunt | Wilfrid Scawen | 1840-1922 | poet and writer 1
Bollaert | William | 1807-1876 | Author and explorer 1
Bottomley | William Cecil | 1878-1954 | Sir | Knight Colonial Administrator 1
Bourdillon | Violet Grace | 1886-1979 | nee Billinghurst, wife of Sir Bernard Henry Bourdillon 1
Bousfield | Henry Brougham | 1832-1902 | Bishop of Pretoria 1
Bousfield | Mrs. | Wife of Henry Brougham Bousfield, Bishop of Pretoria 1
Bowen | Augustus Frederick James | b 1812 | naval officer 1
Boyd | Sir | Thomas Jamieson | 1818-1902 | Knight | Publisher and philanthropist 1
Bracton | Henry de | c 1210-1268 | Judge, Chancellor of Exeter Cathedral 1
Braham | Alex J. | fl 1898-1902 | colonial company agent 1
Braham | John | 1777?-1856 | singer 1
Bridges | Diana | fl 1927-1949 | wife of a member of the Nigerian Colonial Service 1
Bridges | William Maclaren | b 1898 | Colonial Administrator 1
Brinckman | Mary Alice | 1826-1901 1
Brinkworth | Edwin Aubrey | fl 1946-1947 1
British Association for the Advancement of Science 1
British National Union Empire Farmers 1
British South Africa Company 1
British and Foreign Bible Society 1
Brooke | John Charles | 1748-1794 | Herald, Antiquary, and Topographer 1
Bruce | (Patrick) Craufurd | 1748-1820 | banker 1
Bruce | Michael | 1787-1861 | traveller; lawyer and member of parliament 1
Buckeridge | Nicholas | c.1625-c.1690 | employee of the East India Company 1
Buller | James | 1812-1884 | Reverend 1
Burgoyne | Cuthbert | fl 1924 | traveller 1
Butler | Stephen Seymour | 1880-1964 | Major-General 1
Buxton | family 1
Byng | John | 1743-1813 | 5th Viscount Torrington 1
Byron | George Gordon | 6th Baron Byron | 1788-1824 | poet 1
Callcott | Maria | 1785-1842 | author and traveller 1
Callcott | Sir | Augustus Wall | 1779-1844 | Knight | Painter 1
Calvert | George | d. 1865 | rector of All Saints, Beeby, Leicestershire 1
Cameron | Julia Margaret | 1815-1879 | photographer 1
Campbell | Archibald | 1914-1994 | Colonial Administrator 1
Campbell | Peggy Phyllis | fl 1939-1941 | wife of Archibald Campbell Colonial Administrator 1
Cardew | family | 1842-1916 | colonial soldiers, officers and administrators 1
Casey | Mary | fl 1950-1966 | niece of John Cowper Powys 1
Cassuto | Moses Vita | b. c.1700 | merchant 1
Castle | William MacCoy Fitzgerald | fl 19th century 1
Chatwin | Charles Bruce | 1940-1989 | Writer 1
Chaucer | Geoffrey | c 1340-1400 | Poet 1
Chichester | Henrietta Caroline | 1798-1880 | née Fellowes 1
Chichester | Joseph | 1792-1880 | later Joseph Chamberlain Nagle 1
Chiswell | Richard | 1673-1751 | Turkey merchant and traveller 1
Chiswell | Trench | ?1735-1797 | formerly Richard Muilman | merchant and antiquary 1
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Language
English 302
Italian 9
French 8
Latin 6
German 5
Undetermined 4
Arabic 3
Danish 3
Chinese 2
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 2
Greek, Modern (1453-) 2
Spanish; Castilian 2
English, Old (ca.450-1100) 1
Catalan; Valencian 1
Dutch; Flemish 1
Irish 1
Hebrew 1
Hindi 1
Portuguese 1
Welsh 1