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Papers and photographs of Fergus Wilson

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 162
Scope and Contents

A memoir and photographs of Fergus Wilson's time in East Africa, papers concerning agricultural education, material relating to Makerere University College, the Food and Agriculture Organization and other organisations, and miscellaneous items. A file of papers regarding the collection is with RCMS 162/1.

Dates: 1933 - 1999
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).
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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).
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Papers of A.T. Matson

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 161
Scope and Contents

Published and unpublished writing by A.T. Matson, correspondence with D.H. Simpson, and extracts and cuttings from journals and newspapers.

Dates: 1929 - 1994
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).
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Photographs of Kenya

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468W
Scope and Contents

A collection consisting of one cibachrome print, one 130 x 100 mm colour transparency, one 130 x 100 mm colour negative and twelve 130 x 100 mm monochrome copy negatives. The originals of these photographs were part of the collection of Sir Edward William Macleay Grigg (1879-1955), 1st Baron Altrincham and Governor of Kenya 1925-31. They were loaned by John Grigg in August 1985, when these copies were made by John Falconer.

Dates: 1985
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).
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Photographs of Kenya, c 1905-10

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3046B
Scope and Contents

A collection of loose snapshots of various sizes with pencilled captions on the reverse. The photographs show scenes in a settler's life in the young colony. Bromhead joined in 1912 and died in Australia in 1944.

Dates: 1905 - 1910
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).
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Progress in the Colonies, 1940s-1950s

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011R
Scope and Contents A collection of prints produced by the Central Office of Information. The prints measure approximately 165 x 115 mm and have typewritten captions pasted onto the reverse. A sheet of paper with the prints gives the title: 'Progress in the Colonies. Rejected photographs'. This selection appears to be part of a larger series of prints -the captions are often numbered and frequently make references to 'Feature Sets'. The photographs illustrate post-war developments in agriculture,...
Dates: 1940 - 1959
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).
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Rogers Collection on East Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30468A-I
Scope and Contents

This collection of photographs relates to Roger's career on the East African mainland and in Zanzibar. Hardly any of the photographs are captioned, but there are some cuttings from the Zanzibar Gazette inserted and from these and from the Gazette itself it has been possible to identify a large number of the subjects with reasonable certainty. Some photographs are by A.C. Gomes and J.B. Coutinho; others are possibly by Rogers himself.

Dates: 1890 - 1905
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).
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School Empire Tours Record 1927-1939

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y3011FFF
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs, by various photographers, relating to School Empire Tours, probably compiled by Miss Margaret Best. All the prints are captioned and some also have dates and places written on the back in Miss Best's hand.It should be noted that most of the images show groups of the participants, either before setting out or in the country concerned, but there is very little to show their activities - the 1932 tour to Canada is the best in this respect. It is clear from...
Dates: 1927 - 1939
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).
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Senex Africanus

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 180
Scope and Contents

A carbon copy of a typescript of Sinclair's reminiscences of his time in England, Kenya, Zanzibar and Tangier, 177 pages. Although there is a list of photographs, the illustrated copy of the memoir is believed to be lost.

Dates: 1955
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).
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Studies in district administration in the East Africa Protectorate, 1895-1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 174
Scope and Contents

A Ph.D. thesis written at Jesus College, Cambridge, with illustrations and maps, 445 pages. It follows the broad outlines of 'Your obedient servants' (RCMS 173), and has footnotes and source references not included in that work.

Dates: 1965-11
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).
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T.B.R. Westgate Collection on German East Africa

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y30469F
Scope and Contents A collection of loose prints, lantern slides and glass negatives. The prints mostly relate to Westgate’s earlier work, but there are a few from the 1930s, including nos. 426-454 of visits to South Africa and African islands, all processed in February 1936. The captions have been used as titles and may contain offensive, inappropriate or outdated terms. They have been retained to reflect the context of their creation. Many of the lantern slides and glass negatives are uncaptioned and...
Dates: 1899 - 1936
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).
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The Carrier Corps

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 160
Scope and Contents

A typescript of 'The Carrier Corps: military labour in the East African Campaign of 1914 to 1918, and its place in the history of Kenya', 280 pages.

Dates: 1986
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).
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W. Powell collection on Africa 1930s

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/Y304M-O
Scope and Contents A collection of photographs on 125 brown loose album sheets, many with hand-written captions. The captions have been recorded as found and may include language which is offensive, inaccurate or inappropriate. They have been retained to reflect the context of the collection's creation. Captions supplied by the cataloguer are enclosed in square brackets. There are two 'Title pages' which have been transcribed at Y304M and Y304N, dated 1934 and 1935-36. The album sheets which appear to...
Dates: 1930 - 1939
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).
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Your obedient servants, 1895-1918

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 173
Scope and Contents

An unpublished account of the role of the early district officer in Kenya and the problems inherent in implementing policy, with illustrations and maps, 501 pages. There is a five-page survey of sources, but only limited source references. The book was written with the financial support of the Department of Technical Cooperation, which enabled Cashmore to spend two years on research and writing, one of which was spent in Kenya. The volume is dated at the front October 1964.

Dates: 1964
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).
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