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Collection Level Description: Memoir of Teddy (Z.E.) and Dorothy Kingdon

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. s. 2255
Title: Memoir of Teddy (Z.E.) and Dorothy Kingdon
Dates of Creation: [c1980-2000]
Extent: 1 folder

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Z.E. Kingdon (fl 1902-1956) graduated from Hertford College, Oxford, then began service as a cadet, Tanganyika, 1930, rising to the rank of district officer, 1933 and senior, 1951.

Scope and Content

Posted in Tanganyika, 1930-1956, typescript memoir by Teddy and Dorothy Kingdon, with photocopies of drawings.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by Teddy and Dorothy Kingdon's granddaughter, Zuleika Kingdon, on 1st June 1996.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

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.

Access Points

Kingdon | Teddy (Z.E.) | fl 1902-1956 | colonial administrator

Kingdon | Dorothy | fl 1930-1956

Great Britain | Colonies | Tanzania | Administration

Great Britain | Colonies | Officials and employees | Biography

Tanzania | Description and travel

Mandates | Tanganyika?


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