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Kenya (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Kenya days

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 175
Scope and Contents

A copy of a typescript account of Cashmore's time in service in Kenya with handwritten corrections, c. 150 pages. The memoir covers the years 1953 to 1963, and was written up during 1992-1995. There are two accompanying letters from Cashmore to Peter Fox, Cambridge University Librarian, regarding the presentation of the work to the R.C.S.

Dates: 1992 - 1995
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).
 Sub-Fonds

Letter from Harold Lambert on Kenya, 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/49
Scope and Contents

An undated copy of a letter from Harold Lambert to T.H.R. Cashmore, 6 April 1964, containing personal recollections of colleagues and other aspects of administrative life in Kenya. The letter was sent in connection with Cashmore's dissertation, 'Studies in district administration in the East African Protectorate, 1895-1918' (Ph.D., Cambridge, 1965), and 'Your obedient servants' (see RCMS 173).

Dates: 1973
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 Fonds

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).
 Sub-Fonds

Visitors' book of Alice Hobley, 1987 - 1992

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/46
Scope and Contents A photocopy of Alice Hobley's visitors' book from her time in East Africa, containing 38 pages of signatures and an inserted letter from Lord Kitchener to C.W. Hobley. Most of the signatures date from 1906-1919, but there are three from 1922-1923. There are accompanying manuscript and typescript notes made by A.T. Matson and T.H.R. Cashmore in 1987, regarding the identification of the names in the book (7 pages), and a manuscript letter to D.H. Simpson from Cashmore, 21 September 1987 (3...
Dates: 1987 - 1992
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: 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).
 Fonds

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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