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Collection Level Description: Papers of the East Africa Dinner Club

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1839
Title: Papers of the East Africa Dinner Club
Dates of Creation: 1927-1970
Extent: 3 volumes, 1 box
Name of Creator: East Africa Dinner Club

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History


Scope and Content

Minute books (1927-1966), lists of members (1935-1940, 1957-1970), annual dinner-table plans (1928-1939, 1952-1967).

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Deposited with the Oxford Colonial Records Project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Colonial Records Project.

Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

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

Further Information

Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as no. 908 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Clubs | Africa, East

East Africa Dinner Club

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10 January 2012