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Published and unpublished works on African history written by Gray, accompanied by research notes from archives and secondary sources.
59 letters to the Duke from various correspondents, mostly soldiers, statesmen and colonial Governors. There are also 27 letters from the Duke to Sir Richard Airey. The letters cover action in the Crimea, the relief of Khartoum and General Gordon, Roberts' relief of Kandahar and a report on the coronation of the Czar by Lord Wolseley.
Four volumes of newscuttings, three relating to Southern and East Africa and one to the Native Question in South Africa, and loose cuttings on related subjects. Many of the articles concern the activities of the colonial powers in Africa, notably Great Britain, Germany, Spain and France.
Letters written by Dick in South Africa, 164 pages, with two maps and four photographs relating to Southern Africa. The collection is accompanied by two pieces of correspondence between Nancy Dick and D.H. Simpson, R.C.S. Librarian, 1976, regarding the presentation of the papers to the Society.
Comprises material relating to the Ugandan Civil Service in the colonial period and in the years immediately prior to independence from Britain in 1962 including reports, official publications, news cuttings, and photographs. There are also photographs, ephemera and organisational notes from the royal tours directed by Peter Allen, and some examples of Joan Cundall Allen's original artwork.
This collection is composed of archives relating to Glover’s government of Lagos and the Volta campaign during the Second Anglo-Asante War.
Photograph albums of Henry Richard Wallis relating to British Central Africa [Nyasaland; now Malawi] and Uganda
Two photograph albums chronicling Wallis' period of employment with the colonial service and a folder of biographical information assembled by the donor.
Comprises a series of photograph albums relating to Ward's work and travels in India, particularly relating to Rangoon and Calcutta, and various customs houses in British India. The albums also cover Ward's war service in East Africa and Iraq. There is a small amount of personal family material which gives an indication of the social life of the Wards.
Comprises: four notebooks assembled by Johnston on aspects of law, history and administration in Ceylon; letter-book containing regulations relating to Roman Catholics in Ceylon; copies of law officers and counsels' opinions on various colonial acts. Note that 'Notebook V', extract from statement concerning the arrival of Chalias in Ceylon (presented by Professor Lee alongside the rest of the collection and listed in Donald Simpson's 1975 manuscript catalogue) is missing.
Includes correspondence of Stephen and papers relating to a life of Stephen written by Dr. Evelyn Christian Martin.
A Ph.D. thesis for the University of London, 554 pages, with a map.
Loose papers and one newspaper from Patrick and his son James Colquhoun's correspondence files. RCMS 263/1-9 have a cover headed 'Nevis 1820' and RCMS 263/11-31 are in a similar cover '1832 West Indies'. Each has a note of contents, but these do not tally exactly with the items now present.