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Africa, 1951-07 - 1953-11

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AMEJ 1/2/104

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, mainly on federation for Northern Rhodesia [later Zambia], Southern Rhodesia [later Zimbabwe] and Kenya and also on the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association tour of Central Africa, Mauritius and Malta, August 1951, with correspondents including: Ernest Vasey [Minister for Finance and Development, Kenya]; Henry Hopkinson, Minister of State for Colonial Affairs [later 1st Lord Colyton]; Sir Godfrey Huggins, Prime Minister of Southern Rhodesia [later 1st Lord Malvern] on subjects including the results of a referendum on federation with Nyasaland [later Malawi] (4); [Roland] Roy Welensky on federation and the situation in Southern Rhodesia (7); Michael Blundell, leader of the European Elected Members Organisation, Kenya, on subjects including interference in Kenyan affairs by [Archibald] Fenner Brockway [member of an unofficial fact-finding mission to Kenya], measures against the Mau Mau and federation (6); Leonard Bean; Walter Bell [East African High Commission, Kenya]; Sir Philip Mitchell, Governor of Kenya; Sir Gilbert Rennie, Governor of Northern Rhodesia; Sir Alfred Vincent; Sir Archibald James; Archer Baldwin; Stanley Evans (2); William Coldrick; 9th Lord de la Warr; Sir [Thomas] Ellis Robins, President of the British South Africa Company, writing to de la Warr on JA's visit; Woodrow Wyatt, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, War Office.


  • Creation: 1951-07 - 1953-11


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The majority of the papers are open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge, though the constituency papers and some of the correspondence and political papers remain closed.


1 file(s)

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Box 280

Related Materials

See also JA's African diary, AMEJ 4/1/6.

Finding aid date

2011-02-08 15:21:23.173000+00:00

Cultural context



Repository Details

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