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Cotton growing

Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Diaries of Sir William Himbury

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 404
Content Description

Manuscript diaries written by Sir William Himbury relating to his trips to West Africa in late 19th and early 20th century. Himbury travelled in his capacity as a superintendent of cables and telegrams initially, and later on behalf of the British Cotton Growing Association (BCGA) to gther intelligence on cotton growing and trade. There is also an article on Empire cotton (1905), manuscript notes on the Egba peoples and a folder of biographical notes assembled by the donor.

Dates: 1871 - 1955

Papers, 1959-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/HAIS 5/62
Scope and Contents

Memorandum and associated papers concerning the West Indian cotton industry; proposals for the constitutional reform of the Leeward and Windward Islands and other confidential papers.

Dates: 1959-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Individual closures of files are indicated in the catalogue.