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Collection Level Description: Letters and Memoirs of Edward and Dorothy Powys Cobb

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.2058
Title: Letters and Memoirs of Edward and Dorothy Powys Cobb
Dates of Creation: 1909-1961
Extent: 1 box
Name of Creator: Edward and Dorothy Powys Cobb

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Edward Powys Cobb, farmer at Mau Narok and Keringet in Kenya. Dorothy Powys Cobb, daughter of Edward Powys Cobb

Scope and Content

Letters home to his daughter, Dorothy, as farmer at Mau Narok and Keringet (1924-1961); with reminiscences of life in Kenya by Dorothy Powys Cobb (1909-1950s). Typescript and photocopies.

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Listed as no. 1025 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Powys Cobb | Edward | fl 1924-1961 | farmer in Kenya

Powys Cobb | Dorothy | fl 1924-1961 | daughter of Edward Powys Cobb, farmer in Kenya

Farmers | Kenya

Autobiography

Mau Narok (Kenya)

Keringet (Kenya)


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20 January 2012