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Collection Level Description: Papers of Jane Fosbrooke

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1906
Title: Papers of Jane Fosbrooke
Dates of Creation: 1934-1935
Extent: 1 box
Name of Creator: Jane Fosbrooke

Language of Material: eng



Administrative/Biographical History

Jane Fosbrooke, wife of Henry Fosbrooke (b 1908), Administrative Officer and Government Sociologist in East Africa.

Scope and Content

'Ambo': transcripts of letters to her parents from Tanganyika, 1934-1935; transcript of interview, 1972, with J.J. Tawney on her experiences as wife of Henry Fosbrooke; autobiography, etc. Typescript.

Administrative Information

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. 911 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Fosbrooke | Jane | fl 1934-1935 | wife of Henry Fosbrooke

Colonial administrators' spouses | Africa, East | Correspondence

Colonial administrators' spouses | Africa, East | Personal narratives


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10 January 2012