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Otto Markus, pioneer and trader in British East Africa [now Kenya]. He formed the East African Trading Company in ca.1900 (he was Director and Chairman) and the Old East African Trading Company in 1923.
Memoirs of Otto Markus as pioneer, trader, and Director and Chairman of the East African Trading Company. Typescript.
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
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Listed as no. 1155 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Markus | Otto | fl 1900-1949 | pioneer and trader in Africa
Merchants | Africa
East African Trading Company
Old East African Trading Company