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Kenya -- History -- 1895-1963

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:


Archive of Sir Robert Armitage

Papers of Sir Robert Perceval Armitage, KCMG, MBE (1906-90) relating to his work in Kenya, the Gold Coast, Cyprus and Nyasaland.
Extents: 1.05 Linear metres (7 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1926-83

Correspondence and papers of Sir William Denis Battershill

Correspondence, mainly with the immediate Battershill family, 1908-1956 Papers concerning administrative service, chiefly in Cyprus, Palestine and Tanganyika, 1935-1957 Notes on safaris undertaken in Tanganyika and Kenya, 1945-1948 Manuscript and printed material relating to the political situation in Cyprus, also typescript of personal reflections on the island,…
Extents: 14 boxes
Dates: 1914-1952

'End of Empire' transcripts

Xerox copies of transcripts of filmed interviews with contributors, 1985, including material not present in the edited versions, but not including transcripts relating to the loss of Aden; related papers, including 'research interviews' relating to Malaya, shotlists (itemised lists of footage) and press releases, 1985.
Extents: 36 Volumes : The papers have been bound in 36 dark blue cloth-bound volumes.
Dates: 1985

Interviews with Malcolm John MacDonald

Tapes and transcripts of interviews conducted by Dame Margery Perham, Sir Kenneth Bradley, Ivan Lloyd Phillips and Curtis Nordman, 1970-1974, relating to service as Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs and for the Colonies, 1935-1940, and later in Kenya and Malaya.
Extents: 8 Files
Dates: 1970-1974
Single Item

Kenya Armoured Car Regiment

Photocopy of a typescript History of the Kenya Armoured Car Regiment, 1939-1941
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2241
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: 20th cent.
Single Item

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
Single Item

Memoirs of Jon Wainwright

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

Memoirs of Robert Everard Wainwright

Memoirs, [1980s], including service in Kenya and in the Turks and Caicos Islands, and also his role as an observer during the Rhodesian and Ugandan elections of 1980.
Extents: 2 Volumes
Dates: [1980s]

Papers of Charles Kenneth Archer

Minutes, resolutions, correspondence, etc. relating to the Convention ofAssociations, 1920-c1935 Resolutions passed at an Unofficial Conference on Constitutional Advance, held in Nairobi, 1933 Papers relating to the Kenya Association and the Delamere Memorial Committee, including copies ofnewspaper reports concerning the union of East Africa, [1932-1937] Minutes,…
Extents: 5 boxes
Dates: 1919-1952
Single Item

Papers of Clarice de Burgh West

Newscuttings of letters from Clarice de Burgh West to the Editor of the East African Standard on current events, 1940-1961.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2359
Extents: 1 folder
Dates: 1940-1961

Papers of Elspeth Josceline Huxley (1)

Papers of the writer Elspeth Josceline Huxley, 1901-1960.
Extents: 0.6 Linear metres (4 boxes)
Dates: 1901-1960

Papers of Elspeth Josceline Huxley (2)

Papers of the writer Elspeth Joceline Huxley, 1900-1989.
Extents: 4.2 Linear metres (28 boxes)
Dates: 1900-1989

Papers of Elspeth Josceline Huxley (3)

Papers of the writer Elspeth Josceline Huxley, 1929-1996.
Extents: 0.45 Linear metres (3 boxes)
Dates: 1929-1996

Papers of F. de V. Joyce; records of Kilima Kiu Estate/Joyce Ltd.

Correspondence, printed memoranda, notes, press cuttings concerning political developments in Kenya, 1921-1950s Correspondence, memoranda and notes concerning European settlement, land control, etc., Kenya, 1932-1946 Memoranda, correspondence, notes, reports, etc. relating to agriculture and livestock, industry, soil conservation, land use, etc., Kenya, 1931-1963 …
Extents: 12 boxes
Dates: c1911-1982

Papers of F.H. Le Breton, soldier-settler in Kenya

Papers of F.H. Le Breton, soldier-settler in Kenya, relating to settler community associations in which he was involved.
Extents: 2.0 Linear metres (13 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1931-1963

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

Papers of Patrick Brian Sweeney

Typescript autobiography and papers relating to service as a customs officer in India, Kenya, Tanganyika, Uganda, Zanzibar, Somaliland and Aden, 1933-1965.
Extents: 1 volume, 1 box
Dates: 1933-1965
Single Item

Papers of P.M. Dempster

Handing over notes, 1955-1962, as district officer (later district commissioner) in Kenya, with a copy of History of the Loyalists on resistance to the Mau Mau revolt.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2299
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1955-1962
Single Item

Papers of Robert Frederick Mole

Reports, minutes, memoranda, etc. on economic development, Sarawak, 1946-1953, with Governor's addresses to the Council Negri (the Legislative Council), 1951-1953. Handing-over notes relating to service in Sarawak and Kenya, 1949-1959; press cuttings on events in Kenya, 1955-1963; memorandum by Sir Charles Mortimer on the history of land alienation and the policy of reservation of the Kenya Highlands for Europeans, with other papers on land in Kenya, 1935-1958.
Shelfmark: MSS. Brit Emp. s. 455
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1935-1963

Papers of Sir Anthony C.C. Swann, CMG, OBE, [1978-1984]

Personal data sheet, correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project, transcript of interview, note on the rise of the Mau Mau, by Swann, with transcript, [1978-1984].
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (268) (Box 17)
Extents: 70 Leaves
Dates: [1978-1984]