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Oxford University: Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House: 2008 Accessions

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  • Elizabeth Allen, missionary: letters to her parents while a teacher at Ogande Girls' High School, Kenya (1974-86) and while on secondment to the Church Missionary Society in southern Sudan (May-Aug 1987) c1965-88 (MSS. Afr. s. 2454)
  • Hilda E Bates, nurse: memoir of her career especially time in North Borneo (c1937-55) incl years of internment during the Second World War c1980 (MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 372)
  • William Malcolm Hailey, 1st Baron Hailey: papers and reports used while writing 'An African Survey' and 'Native administration in the British African territories' c1940-57 (MSS. Afr. s. 2465)
  • Raymond Hook, animal breeder and mountaineer: letters to his godson John Pollard rel to life in Kenya 1944-63 (MSS. Afr. s. 2458)
  • Manus Nunan, public servant and government minister, Northern Nigeria: memoirs of his government career and subsequent life 2000 (MSS. Afr. s. 2456)
  • CT Parkes, Royal Veterinary Corps: copy field diaries rel to dog-tracking duties during Mau Mau disturbances 1953-56 (MSS. Afr. s. 2463)
  • JC Pite, statistician, public servant: letters to family while working as a government statistician in Nigeria 1950-63 (MSS. Afr. s. 2460)
  • Charles Kater Drury Sidgwick, 2nd Cheshire Royal Engineers Railway Volunteers: photographs, mainly captioned, taken during the Boer War depicting armed and armoured trains, engineering sheds and buildings in Pretoria, damaged trains and bridges 1901-02 (MSS. Afr. s. 2464)