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Kenya (nation)

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 Sub-Fonds

Diary of Charles Hobley, 1928 - 1973

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 113/47
Scope and Contents A typescript by A.T. Matson of Hobley's diary for 1 October 1894 to 12 May 1897. The diary (pp. 1-81) describes the establishment of the administration in Kavirondo, including the fighting that took place. It is followed by the names of Kavirondo tribes and chiefs (pp. 83-84), miscellaneous papers (p. 84) and Mumia's Station Case Book, 19 February 1895 - 31 January 1896, dealing chiefly with punishments (3 pages). There is an accompanying letter to Dr Anne Thurston from A.S. Bell of...
Dates: 1928 - 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).
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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).

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