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Richard B. Brayne (b 1924), MBE (1957) was educated at Sherborne School and Pembroke College, Cambridge, and undertook military service, 1942-1946, as lieutenant. He began work as cadet, Tanganyika, 1948 and served as district officer in Tanganyika and the Tanzania Government Service, 1950-1964.
Papers relating to Tanganyika, comprising preparation for Princess Margaret's tour, 1956, Kondoa District reports and handing-over notes, 1950-1960, miscellaneous reports, etc., Mzumbe administrative training centre, 1961-1963, and correspondence.
The papers were deposited at the library by Brayne on long loan on c21st August 1967.Accruals
Additional documents relating to Tanganyika, 1934-1962, including letters home from Richard and Anne Brayne, 1949-1956, and a programme of Princess Margaret's visit, October 1956 were donated to the library by Brayne on 21st January 2002.Access Conditions
Bodleian reader's ticket required. One envelope of confidential papers to be kept closed until January 2022.Reproduction Restrictions
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Listed as no. 475 in Manuscript Collections of Africana in Rhodes House Library Oxford, compiled by Louis B. Frewer (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1968).
Brayne | Richard B. | b 1924 | colonial administrator
Margaret | 1930-2002 | Princess, Countess of Snowdon
Great Britain | Colonies | Tanzania | Administration
Tanzania | History | To 1964