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Collection Level Description: Papers of Norman C. Drury relating to the Government Press in East Africa

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1625
Title: Papers of Norman C. Drury relating to the Government Press in East Africa
Dates of Creation: 1914-1963
Extent: 2 volumes, 2 boxes
Name of Creator: Norman C. Drury

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Norman C. Drury, first Government Printer in Kenya and Tanganyika.

Scope and Content

Typescript account of the early history of the Government Press in Kenya and Tanganyika, from 1917, by Drury, the first Government Printer; with related correspondence, 1959-1960, and press cuttings, maps, printed material and photographs relating to East Africa, 1914-1963.

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Listed as no. 967 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

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Drury | Norman C | fl 1914-1963 | Government Printer in Kenya and Tanganyika

Printers | Africa, East

Printing | Africa, East

Africa, East | Description and travel



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