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Simpson, Donald Herbert, 1920 - 2002 (Librarian of the Royal Commonwealth Society)

 Person

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Dictionary of East African biography, 1950 - 1970

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 126/12
Scope and Contents

Research notes assembled by Gray during the compilation of the biography and correspondence with the RCS Librarian Donald Simpson.

Dates: 1950 - 1970
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Dictionary of East African biography

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 155
Scope and Contents

A wide range of material compiled in preparation for the D.E.A.B. A few letters and other items are in French, German and Italian.

Dates: 1916 - 1993
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Letters, 1901 - 1963

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 178/1
Scope and Contents

Letters from Arnold Paice to his mother, father and sister Muriel Paice, and his correspondence with the Royal Commonwealth Society regarding their donation.

Dates: 1901 - 1963
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Papers of Arnold Paice

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 178
Scope and Contents The collection includes letters from Arnold Paice to his mother, father and sister Muriel Paice, and the description of a journey from Durban to Nairobi. It also preserves his correspondence with the Royal Commonwealth Society regarding their donation.Paice’s time in Kenya coincided with almost the entire era of white settlement, and his papers form one of the richest documents of an ordinary settler's experience. His letters to his mother, written over an extended period of time,...
Dates: 1901 - 1963
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Sub-Fonds

Visitors' book of Alice Hobley, 1987 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/46
Scope and Contents A photocopy of Alice Hobley's visitors' book from her time in East Africa, containing 38 pages of signatures and an inserted letter from Lord Kitchener to C.W. Hobley. Most of the signatures date from 1906-1919, but there are three from 1922-1923. There are accompanying manuscript and typescript notes made by A.T. Matson and T.H.R. Cashmore in 1987, regarding the identification of the names in the book (7 pages), and a manuscript letter to D.H. Simpson from Cashmore, 21 September 1987 (3...
Dates: 1987 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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