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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 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 James Douglas Walker, 1960s

Photographs of service with the North Borneo railways, 1960s.
Extents: 2 albums, 1 file
Dates: 1960s
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Papers of James Wheeler Woodford Birch and Sir Ernest Birch

Diaries (including photographs) of James Birch as British Resident of Perak, 1874-1875 (reference MSS.Ind.Ocn.s.242/1). Correspondence and articles of Ernest Birch, 1889-1929, and diary of a voyage to the Malay peninsular, 1920-1921 (reference MSS.Ind.Ocn.s.242/2,3).
Extents: 5 boxes and volumes
Dates: 1874-1875, 1889-1929
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Papers of J.C. Griffiths

Article entitled On Understanding the Chinese by Griffiths, 1997.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 557
Extents: 3 folders
Dates: 1984-1997
Collection

Papers of John Foster Millard

The archive of John Foster Millard, 1932-1996.
Extents: 1.31 Linear metres (9 boxes)
Dates: 1932-1996
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Papers of Joseph Sweeney

Photocopied transcript of Tales from the African Bush, a memoir of Sweeney's service in Kongwa, Tanganyika.
Extents: 66 pp., 1 map
Dates: 20th century
Single Item

Papers of Leonard Clark

Papers of Leonard Clark
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. c. 882, fols. 47-75
Extents: 29 Leaves
Dates: 1947-1956
Collection

Papers of Lord Robert Grosvenor, 1st Baron Ebury

Papers of Lord Robert Grosvenor, 1st Baron Ebury
Extents: 5 boxes (0.66 linear metres)
Dates: 1820-1891
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Papers of Maitland Baron Jobson

Letters to his family from South Africa, c1892-1901; journal, 1901-1904; miscellaneous papers concerning career, 1888-[c1935]; particulars of service, letters of recommendation and correspondence with the War Office concerning pension, 1892-1932; part of personal scrapbook, with loose related papers, [1891-c1977]; photographs, including family, fighting units and Boer War, [c1891-1943].
Extents: 2 boxes : Some of the collection was initially mounted and annotated, possibly by Jane Phillipson, the original donor's mother.
Dates: 1888-c1977
Single Item

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]
Collection

Papers of Norman C. Drury relating to the Government Press in East Africa

Typescript account of the early history of the Government Press in Kenya and Tanganyika, from 1917, by Drury, the first Government Printer; with related correspondence, 1959-1960, and press cuttings, maps, printed material and photographs relating to East Africa, 1914-1963.
Extents: 2 volumes, 2 boxes
Dates: 1914-1963
Single Item

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
Collection

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 Robert Coventry Hunter Greig

Diary, 1934; commission as lieutenant in the Palestine Volunteer Force, 1941; movement and permanent road passes for Palestine, 1946; biographical notes by his son, 1999.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2319
Extents: 1 vol., 3 items, 1 ff.
Dates: 1934-1946, 1999
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Papers of Robert Hepburn Wright

Letters written to parents from northern Nigeria, 1938-1939 Letters and diary extracts on journey out via Egypt and then from Cyprus, as Administrative Officer and Private Secretary to the island's Governor, 1942-[1964]; letters written on service with the R.A.F., 1943-1946 Letters to father from northern Nigeria, 1946-1951 Bound volumes of transcripts of letters…
Extents: 5 boxes
Dates: [1936-1964]
Single Item

Papers of Samuel Burnside B. McElderry

Album of photographs taken on first tour of service as Administrative Officer in Hong Kong, c1909-1911; diary of service as Deputy Chief Secretary in Tanganyika, and Chief Secretary in Zanzibar, 1933-1934.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 595
Extents: 1 box
Dates: c1909-1911, 1933-1934
Single Item

Papers of Samuel R. Whitley

Diary of the British National Union Empire Farmers' tour of New Zealand and Australia, 1930, with associated printed material and an album of photographs.
Shelfmark: MSS. N.Z. s. 9
Extents: 1 box
Dates: [1930]
Collection

Papers of Sheila, Lady Powerscourt

Three albums of photographs relating to travels in Palestine, West Africa, Europe and the West Indies, 1927-1979.
Extents: 3 Volumes
Dates: 1927-1979
Collection

Papers of Sidney Frederick Marriott

Letters, papers and photographs, c1875-1930.
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: c1875-1930

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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