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Africa -- History -- 20th century

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:


Archive of Erik Jensen

Correspondence and documents of Erik Jensen (b. 1933), former UN Under-Secretary-General, during his time with MINURSO (United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara).
Extents: 6.75 Linear metres (45 boxes)
Dates: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1991-1998; 1991-2012

Archive of Margaret Reardon

Papers, 1940-2015, of Margaret Reardon (b. 1920), relating to life as a colonial wife in Eritrea, Tanganyika, Bechuanaland, the Gilbert and Ellice Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Extents: 0.6 Linear metres (6 physical shelfmarks; 5 digital shelfmarks)
Dates: 1940-2015

Archive of W.M. Macmillan and Mona Macmillan

Archive of W.M. Macmillan, historian of South Africa and critic of colonial rule in Africa and the West Indies, and of his wife, Mona Macmillan, author and journalist.
Extents: 10.66 Linear metres (76 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1867-2006

Papers of Elspeth Huxley (3)

Articles, 1929-1989; correspondence, 1934-1992; information on Kenyan history, 1936-1969; information on Africa (other than Kenya), 1957-1968; sequence of events, Rhodesia, April 1971; book covers, 20th cent.; brochure on the Thames Television series from Euston Films based on The flame trees of Thika..., [1980].
Extents: 3 boxes
Dates: [1929-1996]

Papers of Elspeth Huxley, [1921-1988]

Family correspondence, 1922-1977; notes, diaries and material for publications relating to East Africa, [1937-1988]; typescripts of White Man's Country: Lord Delamere and the making of Kenya, etc. (London, Macmillan and Co., 1935), Nellie. letters from Africa. with a memoir by Elspeth Huxley (London, Wiedenfeld and Nicolson, 1980) and Out in the midday sun. my Kenya (London, Chatto & Windus, 1985),…
Extents: 28 boxes
Dates: [1921-1988]

Papers of Frederick Dealtry Lugard, Baron Lugard of Abinger

Papers of Frederick John Dealtry Lugard (1858-1945), soldier, administrator and author, particularly relating to Africa and Hong Kong.
Extents: 36.0 Linear metres (241 boxes)
Dates: 1858-1955 and 1969

Papers of John Houldsworth Oldham, D.D.

Correspondence, newspaper cuttings, memoranda, reports, etc.relating to Oldham's research into East Africa, 1924-1938 Correspondence, etc. relating to the Commission on Closer Union of theDependencies in Eastern and Central Africa (Hilton Young Commission), 1922-1933 Correspondence with African governors and officials, 1924-1935 Correspondence, memoranda, journals,…
Extents: 11 boxes
Dates: [1918-1958]

Papers of Richard Meinertzhagen

Diaries as Military Adviser, Colonial Office, concerning India, Mauritius, East Africa and Palestine, 1899-1965; with index and ten volumes of intelligence reports, despatches and memoranda, 1902-1924, four ornithological note books, 1891-1895, and photographic material. The diaries contain references to personal acquaintances and members of the Meinertzhagen family, as well as ornithology and botany, aviation [1911-1940s], Winston Churchill [1921-1945], Colonial Office [1920s],…
Extents: 76 Volumes
Dates: 1899-1965

Records of the Africa Bureau and related organisations

General administrative papers, including minutes, reports, directors' papers, secretaries' papers, correspondence of the Executive Committee and honorary presidents, official correspondence and circulars, records relating to Africa councils, records relating to meetings and conferences, press releases, papers relating to other organisations, [1949-1981] Financial records, including papers relating…
Extents: 327 boxes
Dates: 1952-1978