Instructions to C.M.S parties, 1981
Scope and Contents
An article on the instructions issued in 1876 and 1878 to the pioneer Church Missionary Society parties to Karagwe and Uganda, 89 pages with 23 pages of notes.
- Matson, Albert Thomas, 1915 - 1987 (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Albert Thomas Matson (1914-1987) was born in Sipson, Middlesex. He attended Southall Grammar School, and joined the Royal Army Medical Corps in 1939. In 1944 he was appointed Health Inspector for the Colonial Service in Kenya, based initially at Kisii. From 1949 until his retirement he worked in Nandi District. Matson developed an interest in East African history, and contributed articles to the 'Kenya weekly news' and other periodicals. He retired at the age of 48 to focus on his writing, and settled in Seaford, Sussex. The first volume of his work 'Nandi resistance to British rule' was published in 1972. Matson died on 16 September 1987.
1 envelope(s) (1 envelope) : paper
Language of Materials
Former / Other Reference
Other Finding Aids
MSS Addenda, vol. I.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented by A.T. Matson.
Existence and Location of Copies
RCMS 161/1/5/9 is another copy of the article.
This collection level description was created by RAS using information from the original typescript catalogue.
Matson, Albert Thomas, 1915-1987
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