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Colonial administrators

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

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 Sir Ralph Dolignon Furse

Correspondence, diaries, memoranda etc. as Director of Recruitment in the Colonial Service, and as Colonial Office representative at Empire Forestry Conferences.
Extents: 11 boxes
Dates: 1916-1964
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