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P.M. Dempster transferred from the police to the Colonial Service in 1954, serving as district officer at Kilgoris, Kenya until 1955, Egoji until 1956, Nithi Division, Chuka until 1957, Meru until 1958, Embu Division until 1960, and as district commissioner, Marsabit, Northern Province until 1962.
Handing over notes, 1955-1962, as district officer (later district commissioner) in Kenya, with a copy of History of the Loyalists on resistance to the Mau Mau revolt.
The papers were deposited at the library by P.M. Dempster in July 1964 on long loan.Access Conditions
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Listed as no. 156 in Manuscript Collections of Africana in Rhodes House Library Oxford, compiled by Louis B. Frewer (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1968).
Dempster | P.M. | fl 1955-1964 | colonial officer
Great Britain | Colonies | Kenya | Administration
Kenya | History | Mau Mau Emergency, 1952-1960
Kenya | History | 1895-1963