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Collection Level Description: Papers of Catherine I. M. Hastie relating to community development in Uganda

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1896
Title: Papers of Catherine I. M. Hastie relating to community development in Uganda
Dates of Creation: 1946-1962
Extent: 1 box
Name of Creator: Catherine I. M. Hastie

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Catherine I.M. Hastie, MBE (1957), was born in 1906. She was educated in Glasgow, Scotland, at the Girls' High School and Glasgow University.

In 1946 Hastie joined the Colonial Service in Uganda as a Welfare Officer. She was appointed to the post of Assistant Commissioner (for women's community development) in 1957, and became an Adviser to women's community development in 1959.

Scope and Content

"The value of home economics education in a developing country": text of an address, with illustrative material used in community development work in Uganda.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Development 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. 1146 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Hastie | Catherine I M | b 1906 | welfare officer in Uganda

Community development | Uganda

Great Britain | Colonies | Uganda

Uganda | Officials and employees


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