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Collection Level Description: Letters from Cara Buxton to Desmond Buxton

Reference: GB 0162 Micr.Afr.585
Title: Letters from Cara Buxton to Desmond Buxton
Dates of Creation: 1913-1924
Extent: 1 reel
Name of Creator: Cara Buxton

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Cara Buxton, traveller and farmer at Kericho and Kedowa in Kenya.

Scope and Content

Letters from Cara Buxton to her nephew, Desmond Buxton, as traveller and farmer at Kericho and Kedowa in Kenya.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

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No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

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Listed as no. 955 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Buxton | Cara | fl 1913-1924 | traveller and farmer in Kenya

Farmers | Correspondence

Travelers | Correspondence

Kericho (Kenya)

Kedowa (Kenya)


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09 January 2012