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Colonial administrators

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 19 Collections and/or Records:

Collection

Additional papers of Sir Cecil Clementi

Official and personal papers of Sir Cecil Clementi (1875-1947), colonial governor, with papers of his wife, Lady Penelope Clementi (1889–1970) and other family members.
Extents: 17.0 Linear metres (107 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1871-2013
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Archive of Hugh Mackintosh Foot, Baron Caradon

Papers of Hugh Mackintosh Foot, Baron Caradon, as Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Cyprus (1957-60)
Extents: 5.6 Linear metres (48 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1957-60
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Archive of Sir Hamilton Goold-Adams and Elizabeth Main

Papers of colonial governor Sir Hamilton Goold-Adams (1858-1920) and of his daughter, Elizabeth Main (1918-2010).
Extents: 1.05 Linear metres (7 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1880-2001
Single Item

Commission of Enquiry Report, with observations by Frederick Dealtry Lugard, Baron Lugard of Abinger

"Report of the Commission of Enquiry into the disturbances in Abeokuta province" (1918), with observations by Lord Lugard on various questions raised (1919). Typescript.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1481
Extents: 53 ff.
Dates: 1918-1919
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

Papers of Algar R.W. Robertson

Correspondence, tour diaries etc. relating to service in the Gold Cost, British Guiana, Fiji, Trinidad and Tobago, Nigeria.
Extents: 14 volumes and files (5 boxes)
Dates: 1929-1956
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
Single Item

Papers of Frederick Dealtry Lugard, Baron Lugard of Abinger, relating to Bechuanaland (photocopies)

Letters, reports etc. from Bechuanaland, concerning Lugard's expedition for the British West Charterland Company. Includes extracts from, and precis of, Lugard's journal on the expedition to Ngamiland, 1896-1899. Photocopies.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.2068
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1896-1901
Collection

Papers of John William H. O'Regan

First file contains letters from O'Regan to his mother and brother, rough diaries and papers relating to O'Regan's own career. Second file includes correspondence with Sir Andrew Caldecott and Ian Wallace and relates to the Colonial Service in general, especially in territories on the verge of self-government - Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), Jamaica and Nigeria.
Extents: 2 files (2 boxes)
Dates: 1935-1962
Collection

Papers of Percy Coriat

The collection contains: Diaries, letters from Coriat to his wife, memoranda, reports, etc., relating to his service in the Sudan (as District Commissioner), Libya and Oman, 1920-1960. With "Soldier in Oman" by Coriat, ca.1959, reminiscences by Mrs. Coriat, and notes by E. F. Aglen on the folklore, customs and history of Kordofan, Sudan, 1935 (reference: MSS.Afr.s.1684). 3 associated cinefilm…
Extents: 3 boxes; 3 reels
Dates: 1920-1960
Collection

Papers of Sir Cecil Clementi

Papers of Sir Cecil Clementi (1875-1947), colonial governor, mainly relating to his work in Hong Kong and Malaya.
Extents: 8.3 Linear metres (55 boxes)
Dates: 1873-1963
Collection

Papers of Sir Charles Campbell Woolley

Papers relating to Woolley's service in Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), Jamaica, Cyprus and British Guiana (now Guyana). Included are: Papers concerning the visit by the Duke of Gloucester to Ceylon in 1934 and an earlier visit by the Duke and other officials Cuttings from West Indian newspapers, including accounts of the "New Deal" for Jamaica introduced by Woolley (a land settlement scheme, involving…
Extents: 5 boxes
Dates: 1922-1962
Collection

Papers of Sir Godfrey Yeatman Lagden

Diaries; notebooks; a letter-book containing Lagden's private letters to J.A. Spender; biographical material; correspondence; printed material (including obituary notices and tributes); papers relating to Lagden's awards, commissions and record of service; and papers relating to Lagden's book The Basutos (1909) and other publications. Also, papers (correspondence, reports, despatches and notes) relating to the South African War, Basutoland, and South African…
Extents: 67 volumes, 6 boxes
Dates: 1877-1934
Collection

Papers of Sir Gordon James Lethem

The collection covers all periods of Lethem's career except the time he spent in the Seychelles. The bulk of the material relates to his time spent in Nigeria. Included is correspondence; reports, and papers connected with them; some diaries; a number of papers in Arabic; printed books, pamphlets and newspapers; and minutes and opinions on subjects of particular interest to the Governments of Nigeria or British Guiana.
Extents: 22 boxes
Dates: 1914-1946
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
Collection

Papers of William Harold Ingrams and Sir William Newton

The collection mainly consists of papers (correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, despatches, etc.) relating to Ingrams' administrative service in Mauritius, Gibraltar and Africa. There are also some papers relating to Malaya and the West Indies; press cuttings about the death of Queen Salote in Tonga in 1965; articles collected by Ingrams about the West Indies, India, Ceylon, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaya, the Philippines and Korea; and a manuscript narrative about the loss of the East India…
Extents: 7 boxes
Dates: 1863-1969
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 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
Single Item

Petition with letter of support from Clarence E.V. Buxton

Petition by the local native councils of South Kavirondo to the Secretary of State for the Colonies, dated 7 December 1933. With a letter of support from Buxton and appendices of revenue and expenditure, dated 21 January 1934.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1103
Extents: 12 ff.
Dates: 1933-1934