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Henry Masauko Blasius Chipembere (1930-1974) was founder of the Pan-African Democratic Party of Malawi and Treasurer-General of the Malawi Congress Party. He was Assistant District Commissioner, Domasi, Nyasaland, [from 1954], a member of the Nyasaland African Congress, [from 1954] and of the Nyasaland Legislative Council, [from 1956]. He was Minister of Local Government, Malawi, [from 1963], Minister of Education, [until 1964], and Assistant Professor in History, University of California, Los Angeles, from 1969.
Copy of a letter, , by H. Chipembere encouraging his political supporters in their opposition to Dr. Banda, Prime Minister of Nyasaland.
The papers were donated to the library by G.B. Baird on 6th June 1968.Access Conditions
Bodleian reader's ticket required.Reproduction Restrictions
No reproduction or publication of papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.
A handlist for the collection is available in the library reading room.Related Units of Description
Nyasaland papers, including circular letters to civil servants from Prime Minister Hastings Banda, 1963-1964 (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1177).
Chipembere | Henry Masauko Blasius | 1930-1974 | politician
Banda | Hastings Kamuzu | 1898-1997 | Ngwazi Dr. | statesman
Malawi | Politics and government