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Collection Level Description: Papers of Hester Catherine Henn (microfilm)

Reference: Micr. Afr. 589
Title: Papers of Hester Catherine Henn (microfilm)
Dates of Creation: [c. 1940-1962]
Extent: 1 reel
Name of Creator: Hester Catherine Henn

Language of Material: English

Scope and Content

Papers of Hester Catherine Henn as a settler in Kenya. Includes some papers on spinning and weaving at the Nairobi Instruction Centre and the Female Division of Nairobi Prison; newsletters on Mau Mau; and papers on Kenya European Women's Societies. Microfilm.

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Listed as no. 980 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

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Henn | Hester Catherine | fl 1940-1962 | settler in Kenya

Pioneers | Kenya

Hand spinning | Nairobi

Hand weaving | Nairobi

Mau Mau

Women | Societies and clubs | Kenya

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27 June 2011