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Collection Level Description: Memoirs of Otto Markus (microfilm)

Reference: GB 0162 Micr.Afr.593
Title: Memoirs of Otto Markus (microfilm)
Dates of Creation: [ca. 1900-1923]
Extent: 1 reel
Name of Creator: Otto Markus

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

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.

Scope and Content

Memoirs of life as pioneer and trader in British East Africa. Microfilm.

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Listed as no. 1013 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

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Markus | Otto | fl 1900-1949 | pioneer and trader in Africa

Merchants | Africa


East African Trading Company

Old East African Trading Company

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25 January 2012