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Collection

Papers of Professor R. W. Heussler

Letters and papers on thesis and in preparation for his book, Yesterday's Rulers. The making of the British Colonial Service (London, Oxford University Press, 1963; Syracuse, N.Y., Syracuse University Press, 1963), 1906-1977 Letters concerning the Oxford Colonial Records Project, 1962-1969 Papers relating to research on British Tanganyika, 1960-1974 …
Extents: 19 boxes
Dates: 1950-1984
Collection

Papers of the East Africa Dinner Club

Minute books (1927-1966), lists of members (1935-1940, 1957-1970), annual dinner-table plans (1928-1939, 1952-1967).
Extents: 3 volumes, 1 box
Dates: 1927-1970
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
Collection

Papers relating to the development of Sukumaland, Tanganyika

Memoranda, correspondence, diaries, photographs and associated material of administrators involved in the development of Sukumaland, Tanganyika, in the late 1940s and 1950s.
Extents: 0.6 Linear metres (4 boxes)
Dates: 1900-1984
Collection

Papers of Frank Derek Corfield, mainly relating to Mau Mau

Historical survey of the origins and growth of Mau Mau, by Corfield, in 2 volumes, plus appendices, commissioned by the Kenyan Government and published in an abridged version in 1960. Also, correspondence and news cuttings relating to Mau Mau, the Survey, East African affairs and the Joint East and Central African Board, 1956-1967.
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: 1956-1967
Collection

Papers of Hubert Childs

Journals of tours of administrative service in Nigeria and Cameroon (1932-1948). Also, reports and papers relating to service in Nigeria (1933-1935), Sierra Leone (1950-1956), and Southern Cameroon (1960-1961).
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: 1932-1961
Collection

Papers of Sir Edward Brandis Denham

Diaries covering Mauritius (1921-1923), Kenya (1923-1928), Gambia (1928-1930), British Guiana (1930-1934) and Jamaica (1934-1938). 30 volumes. Also, papers relating to Ceylon (1911-1917), Gambia (1816-1929) and British Guiana (1806-1932), including some 19th century papers dated before Denham's time. 2 boxes.
Extents: 30 volumes and 2 boxes
Dates: 1806-1938
Collection

Papers of A.T. Jourdain

Official and private correspondence (1954-1958), including notes and letters as representative of John Holt & Company (Nigeria) Ltd. and as Special Member of the House of Assembly in Northern Nigeria. Also, unofficial reports of sessions of the House of Assembly (1956-1958).
Extents: 2 Files
Dates: 1954-1958
Collection

Papers relating to the transfer of power in Nyasaland

Reports, memoranda, reminiscences, photographs and associated material of administrators, on political and economic conditions in Nyasaland, principally from post World War II to Independence, 1946-1964.
Extents: 0.9 Linear metres (6 boxes)
Dates: 1926-1985
Collection

Papers of J. R. Granville Bantock

Letters home, diaries, reports, photographs and press cuttings relating to service in the Ceylon Police Force, 1920-1939.
Extents: 3 boxes, 1 volume
Dates: 1920-1939
Collection

Food and Cash Crops in the British Commonwealth

Reports, memoranda and papers of 63 administrators, relating to their experiences in agriculture and administration in Commonwealth and colonial territories after 1945, with a selection of their printed articles, etc.
Extents: 9 boxes
Dates: [1980s]
Collection

Papers of Villiers B.V. Powell relating to Nigerian sports teams

Reports, diaries, correspondence, photographs and press cuttings relating to various international tours made by Nigerian sports teams, 1948-1964, including participation in Olympic Games, as sometime General Team Manager.
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: 1948-1964
Collection

Papers of William H. Potts, Charles H. N. Jackson and Bernard D. Burtt

The collection mainly consists of papers relating to the work of William Herbert Potts in the Department of Tsetse Research in Shinyanga (includes diaries, correspondence, reports, data, statistics and printed material, 1920s-1950s). Also, letters home (1927-1932) from C.H.N. Jackson, and diaries (1925-1937) of B.D. Burtt.
Extents: 18 boxes
Dates: 1920s-1950s
Collection

Papers of Alexander Mair Wilkie

Correspondence, memoranda etc. of service in Kenya, the British Solomon Islands and as British Resident Commissioner in the New Hebrides.
Extents: 4 boxes
Dates: 1935-1969
Collection

Primary and Secondary Education in Six Selected African Territories

Memoranda, correspondence, diaries, etc. relating to primary, secondary and teacher education in the Gold Coast/Ghana, Northern Nigeria, Northern Rhodesia/Zambia, Nyasaland/Malawi, Tanganyika/Tanzania and Uganda, [1928-1984].
Extents: 50 boxes
Dates: [1928-1984]
Collection

Papers of Clarence E.V. Buxton

Papers, reports and correspondence relating to Kenya, 1921-1964, Zanzibar, 1913-1965, and Palestine, 1939.
Extents: 8 boxes
Dates: 1913-1965
Collection

Papers of the East Africa European Pioneers' Society

Papers, including accounts, biographies, minutes, reminiscences etc.
Extents: 9 boxes
Dates: 1952-1964
Collection

Papers of Frederick Karl Butler

Report on, and diary of, the operations of 11th African Division of Abyssinia, from River Tana to Addis Ababa, February-April 1941, with letters home and maps (1 box). Cricket in Nigeria, a history, also by Butler, 1946, with scorebooks, 1925-1953 (1 box).
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: 1925-1953
Collection

Papers of Sir John Valentine W. Shaw

Press cuttings, photographs, correspondence and reports relating to service in the Gold Coast, Cyprus, Palestine, Trinidad and Sierra Leone, 1924-1955; album of photographs of service as Chief Secretary, Palestine, 1946; album of gramophone recordings of speeches made at inauguration as Governor of Trinidad, 1947.
Extents: 3 Volumes
Dates: 1924-1955
Collection

Papers of Sir Patrick Muir Renison

The collection mainly consists of speeches and broadcasts made by Renison while serving in the West Indies and in Kenya. Topics covered in the speeches include Kenya's constitutional advancement, the Conference at Lancaster House in 1960, and the constitutional talks held in Nairobi in 1961. Also included in the collection is a small amount of correspondence about the future of the Overseas Civil Service and papers concerning recruitment.
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: 1949-1962

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20th century 1894
19th century 1172
18th century 585
17th century 542
Music 445
Oxford (England) 199
Literature 196
16th century 187
21st century 144
University of Oxford -- Examinations -- Music 131
Letters 122
Oxfordshire (England) 113
Antiquarians 100
Ornithology 99
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 20th century 95
Religion 89
Birds 87
Correspondence 84
Poetry 82
Music -- Manuscripts -- 17th century 75
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Universities and colleges 73
Theology 69
x - 15th century 60
Science 59
Composers -- England -- Manuscripts 55
Music -- Manuscripts -- 18th century 54
University of Oxford -- Societies, etc. 54
Music -- Manuscripts -- 20th century 53
Diaries 52
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Administration 49
Sermons 49
Photographs 48
x - 14th century 46
History 44
English literature -- 20th century 42
Music -- Manuscripts -- 19th century 41
Lectures and lecturing 40
x - 13th century 40
Universities and colleges -- England -- Oxford 36
English poetry -- 20th century 35
Nigeria -- Officials and employees 35
Accounts 32
Bodleian Library 32
Chamber music 32
Church records and registers 32
Maps -- Great Britain 32
Berkshire (England) 31
English literature 30
Genealogy 30
Medicine 30
Philosophy 30
World War, 1914-1918 30
Anthems 29
Colonial administrators 28
English poetry 28
Libraries 28
Poets 28
x - 12th century 28
Manuscripts 27
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 19th century 26
Science -- History -- 20th century 26
Speeches, addresses, etc. 26
Diaries -- 20th century 25
Suites 25
University of Oxford -- Students 25
Library catalogs 23
Academic writing 22
Local history 22
Motets 22
Buckinghamshire (England) 21
Politics and Government 21
Account books 20
Church 20
India 20
Royal family 20
Africa 19
Composers -- Correspondence 19
Diaries -- 19th century 18
Great Britain -- History 18
Parishes -- England 18
Political planning 18
Universities and colleges -- England -- Oxford -- Societies 18
Astronomy 17
Bibliography 17
Education 17
Manuscripts, Greek 17
Mathematics 17
Biography 16
Colonial administrators -- Nigeria 16
Commonplace books 16
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 21st century 16
Law 16
Legal documents 16
University of Oxford -- Libraries 16
x - 11th century 16
Church of England -- Clergy 15
Classical literature 15
Elections -- Great Britain 15
Great Britain -- Topography 15
Ireland 15
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Indexed names
University of Oxford 210
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service 108
Conservative Party 57
Clark | Andrew | 1854-1922 | Clergyman and Antiquary 36
Conservative Party | Conservative Central Office 36
Bodleian Library | University of Oxford 34
Conservative Party | professional headquarters 21
Rhodes | Cecil John | 1853-1902 | imperialist and benefactor 20
Bliss | Philip | 1787-1857 | Antiquary and Editor 17
Jenkins | John | 1592-1678 | composer 16
Lowe | Edward | 1610-1682 | composer, music copyist, organist and writer on music 16
United Nations 13
Oxfam GB 12
Purcell | Henry | c 1659-1695 | composer 12
Simpson | Christopher | c 1602/1606-1669 | composer 12
Boyce | William | 1710-1779 | musician 11
Conservative Party | Conservative Research Department 11
Conservative Party | National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations 11
Lewis| Clive Staples | 1898-1963 | writer 11
University of Oxford | Christ Church 11
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Wood | Anthony | 1632-1695 | Antiquary 11
Asquith | Herbert Henry | 1852-1928 | 1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith | statesman 10
Bodleian Library 10
Bridges | Robert Seymour | 1844-1930 | Poet Laureate 10
Lawes | William | 1602-1645 | musician and composer 10
Pusey | Edward Bouverie | 1800-1882 | Canon of Christ Church Oxford 10
Handel | George Frederick | 1685-1759 | musical composer 9
Hearne | Thomas | 1678-1735 | Antiquary and Nonjuror 9
Hurst | Herbert | 1834-? 1914 | Oxford Antiquary 9
Larkin | Philip Arthur | 1922-1985 | poet 9
Oxford University | New College 9
University of Oxford | Balliol College 9
British South Africa Company 8
Gibson | Strickland | 1877-1958 | Librarian and Bibliographer 8
Parker | George | fl 1869-1897 | antiquary and Clerk of the Schools, University of Oxford 8
Sherard | James | 1666-1738 | apothecary, botanist and amateur musician 8
University of Oxford | Magdalen College 8
Wilberforce | Samuel | 1805-1873 | Bishop of Oxford and Winchester 8
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford 7
Bennett | Sir | William Sterndale | 1816–1875 | Knight | composer 7
Blow | John | 1648-1708 | composer 7
Blunden | Edmund Charles | 1896-1974 | poet 7
Hailey | William Malcolm | 1872-1969 | 1st Baron Hailey 7
Hodgkin | Dorothy Mary Crowfoot | 1910-1994 | nee Crowfoot | chemist 7
Labour Party 7
Lugard | Frederick John Dealtry | 1858-1945 | Baron Lugard of Abinger | colonial administrator, soldier and author 7
Macartney | George | 1737-1806 | 1st Earl Macartney | diplomatist and colonial governor 7
Ouseley | Sir | Frederick Arthur Gore | 1825–1889 | 2nd Baronet | Professor of Music at Oxford University 7
Salter | Herbert Edward | 1863-1951 | Historian 7
Tanner | Thomas | 1674-1735 | Bishop of St Asaph and antiquary 7
University of Oxford | Jesus College 7
Acland | Sir | Henry Wentworth | 1815-1900 | 1st Baronet | physician 6
British Records Association 6
Butterworth | George Sainton Kaye | 1885-1916 | composer and folk song collector 6
Church Missionary Society 6
Conservative Party | Conservative Political Centre 6
Conservative Party | affiliated organisations 6
Conservative Party | parliamentary party 6
Corelli | Arcangelo | 1653-1713 | composer and violinist 6
Elizabeth I | 1533-1603 | Queen of England and Ireland 6
Fell | John | 1625-1686 | Bishop of Oxford 6
Gibbons | Orlando | 1583-1625 | composer 6
Gutch | John | 1746-1831 | clergyman, antiquary, Registrar of Oxford University 6
James | Thomas | ? 1573-1629 | Bodley's Librarian and Sub Dean of Wells 6
Jones | John Collier | 1770-1838 | Rector of Exeter College Oxford 6
Parry | Sir | Charles Hubert Hastings | 1848-1918 | Knight | composer and musical writer 6
Sadler | Sir | Michael Ernest | 1861-1943 | Knight | educational pioneer and art patron 6
Savile | Sir | Henry | 1549-1622 | knight | mathematician 6
University of Cambridge 6
University of Oxford | Lincoln College 6
University of Oxford | Wadham College 6
Acland | Sarah Angelina | 1849-1930 | Fellow of Royal Photographic Society and Royal Society of Arts 5
Baltzar | Thomas | 1631-1663 | violinist and composer 5
Carte | Thomas | 1686-1754 | historian 5
Charles I | 1600-1649 | King of England, Scotland and Ireland 5
Conservative Party | Conservative Campaign Headquarters 5
Conservative Party | Conservatives in the European Parliament 5
Federation of University Conservative and Unionist Associations 5
Great Britain | Colonial Office 5
Horsley | William | 1774-1858 | composer 5
Malone | Edmond | 1741-1812 | Critic and Author 5
Morrell | James | 1739-1807 | solicitor and brewer 5
Nicholson | Edward Williams Byron | 1849-1912 | Bodley's Librarian, Poet, and Celtic and Biblical Scholar 5
Oxford Clerical Association 5
Oxford University Dramatic Society 5
Oxford University | All Souls College 5
Oxford University | Exeter College 5
Oxford University | Lincoln College 5
Oxford University | Merton College 5
University of Oxford | Sir William Dunn School of Pathology x Dunn School 5
Wallis | John | 1616-1703 | Mathematician 5
Anstis | John | 1669-1744 | herald, antiquary, and MP 4
Aristotle | 384-322 BC | Greek philosopher 4
Asquith | Margaret Emma Alice (Margot) | 1864-1945 | née Tennant | Countess of Oxford and Asquith | political hostess and diarist 4
Austen | Jane | 1775-1817 | Novelist 4
Austin | John Langshaw | 1911-1960 | philosopher 4
Bacon | Roger | ? 1214-1294 | philosopher 4
Bandinel | Bulkeley | 1781-1861 | Bodley's Librarian 4
Bartholdy | Jacob Ludwig Felix | Mendelssohn- | 1809-1847 | composer 4
Bassani | Giovanni Battist | c 1650-1716 | composer 4
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Language
English 3218
Latin 413
French 118
Italian 95
German 74
Greek, Modern (1453-) 47
Greek, Ancient (to 1453) 43
Spanish; Castilian 27
Dutch; Flemish 15
Hebrew 14
Russian 14
Arabic 13
Welsh 13
Chinese 11
Portuguese 11
English, Old (ca.450-1100) 8
Danish 7
English, Middle (1100-1500) 6
Swedish 6
Undetermined 6