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Collection Level Description: Papers of Lord Claud David Hamilton relating to the Masai in Kenya

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1810
Title: Papers of Lord Claud David Hamilton relating to the Masai in Kenya
Dates of Creation: 1958-1967
Extent: 1 box
Name of Creator: Lord Claud David Hamilton

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History


Scope and Content

Correspondence on the Masai tribe, Kenya, with collections of tribal folk-tales and songs, articles on life in Kenya and a manuscript history of the Masai.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

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

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Finding Aids

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

Listed as no. 978 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Hamilton | Claud David | b 1907 | Lord | Barrister

Masai (African people) | Kenya

Masai (African people) | Social life and customs

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