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Kenya -- Description and travel

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

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Diary of Sir John Ponsonby, relating to a military expedition in Africa (microfilm)

Diary of military expedition through British East Africa to the Congo, 1898-1899, with a march through Naivasha and Mumias to Unyoro where Sir Ponsonby commanded Sudanese troops in the Uganda Mutiny. Microfilm.
Shelfmark: Micr.Afr.597
Extents: 1 item
Dates: 1898-1899
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Memoir of Peter McEntee

Something for the Record, memoir, 1995, by McEntee of his life, including childhood in Kenya, war-time experiences in Kenya, Abyssinia, Madagascar, Ceylon and Burma, work in Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan and Belize, and for the Commonwealth Relations Department.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 544
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 1995
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Memoirs of Jon Wainwright

Typescript memoirs, c1991.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 548
Extents: 61 ff.
Dates: c1991
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Papers of Alice Hammond

Typescript memoirs, [c1980?], of Alice Hammond of period in Kenya as nurse and housekeeper, 1934-1935.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2318
Extents: 13 Leaves
Dates: [c1980?]
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Papers of Arthur Donaldson Smith (microfilm)

Papers as physician and early traveller in Kenya (ca.1915-1920s), with catalogue of objects collected, and writings by Dr. Pascal James Imperato.
Shelfmark: Micr.Afr.590
Extents: 1 item
Dates: [ca. 1915-1929]
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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
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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]
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Papers of Professor A.C.F. Rivet, MA, FSA, 1942-1946, [1978-1984]

Address card, correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project, responses to part of aide-memoire, [1978-1984]; letters written home to parents from East Africa (one xeroxed), 1942-1945; notes on Kenyan economy by Rivet, [1945-1946].
Shelfmark: MSS Afr. s. 1715 (229) (Box 15)
Extents: 72 Leaves
Dates: 1942-1946, [1978-1984]
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Papers of Sir Kennedy Trevaskis (1)

Personal diaries, 1939-1942, 1958-1959, 1967-1968, including observations on Kenya, Tanganyika and Somaliland Official desk diaries, 1956, 1958-1964 Observations by Trevaskis on the ecology of Northern Rhodesia, [1939]; The Northern Rhodesia Journal, June 1950, containing articles on the region's history, natural history and sociology …
Extents: 5 boxes
Dates: 1939-1987
Collection

Papers of W.F.P. Kelly

Diary of travels in charge of a mobile cinema, Kenya, 1944; three volumes of memoirs of service, Kenya, 1936-1963; four volumes of travel diaries, Kenya, 1981-1982, 1989, 1992, 1996; one travel diary, South Africa, 1990; report by Miss S. Brodribb Pughe on the wells of the Northern District, Kenya, 1962.
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: 1944-[1996]
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Report by J.S.S. Rowlands

Report by Rowlands on the Tana River area of Kenya, 1955.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2282
Extents: 148 ff.
Dates: 1955
Collection

Transcript of the Diary of Mary Casey

Typed transcripts of the diary of Mary Casey for the period 7 August 1950 to 6 April 1966. Mainly written from Beale Farm, Timau, Kenya.
Extents: 3 boxes
Dates: 7 August 1950 - 6 April 1966