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Newscuttings on Africa and South East Asia

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 323

Scope and Contents

The principal part of the collection is a set of thirteen scrapbooks of newscuttings relating to East Africa, particularly Kenya and Tanganyika. The rest of the collection consists of a volume of cuttings relating to post-war trading opportunities in Nigeria and three scrapbooks concerning rubber and mining in South East Asia.

Dates

  • 1914 - 1953

Creator

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).

Biographical / Historical

Hildegarde Beatrice Hinde (née Ginsburg) was the wife of Sidney Langford Hinde (1863-1930), whom she married in 1897. Sidney Hinde served in the Congo, 1891-1894, and was a medical and administrative officer in the East African Protectorate (Kenya), 1895-1915. Hildegarde Hinde was the author of 'Some problems of East Africa' (London, 1926) and, with her husband, 'The last of the Masai' (London 1901). She died on 20 February 1959, aged 88.

Extent

17 volume(s) : paper

Language of Materials

English

French

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Some of the newscuttings are delicate and prone to disintegration.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Hildegarde Hinde.

Related Materials

Earlier volumes of cuttings presented by Hildegarde Hinde were destroyed by enemy action in 1941.

General

This collection level description was created by RAS.

Originator(s)

Hinde, Hildegarde Beatrice, d 1959, née Ginsburg

Includes index.
Date
2004-03-11 14:12:03+00:00
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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