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Collection Level Description: Typescript by J.M. Ainley

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.2217
Title: Typescript by J.M. Ainley
Dates of Creation: [1996?]
Extent: 4ff.
Name of Creator: J.M. Ainley

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

J.M. Ainley was born in 1925 and educated at Huddersfield College School, Bridlington Grammar School and Yorkshire Institute of Agriculture. He joined the Overseas Civil Service in 1948 and served as an Agricultural Officer in Tanganyika until 1964. It was in this capacity that he became involved in the resettlement of the Kikuyu.

Scope and Content

Typescript by J.M. Ainley entitled "Resettlement of Suspected Mau Mau Sympathisers in Tanganyika: an Agriculturalist's involvement".

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by J.M. Ainley on the 30 July 1996.

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Access Points

Ainley | J M | b 1925 | Agricultural Officer

Mau Mau

Agriculturalists | Tanganyika | Biography

Kikuyu (African people) | Political activity

Civil service | Tanganyika | Colonies

Tanganyika | Officials and employees


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