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Collection Level Description: Report by J.S.S. Rowlands

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. s. 2282
Title: Report by J.S.S. Rowlands
Dates of Creation: 1955
Extent: 148 ff.

Language of Material: eng



Administrative/Biographical History

John Shaw S. Rowlands (b 1919) was educated at Seaford College and at Queen's College, Cambridge, undertaking military service, 1940-1946 and working as district officer, Kenya, 1949-[1964?].

Scope and Content

Report by Rowlands on the Tana River area of Kenya, 1955.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by W.H. Thompson on 16th May 1996.

Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

No reproduction or publication of 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.

Related Units of Description

Papers relating to service in Kenya, comprising handing-over notes, safari reports, anthropological reports, etc., 1950-1964, with photographs and negatives (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1497).

Access Points

Shaw | John Shaw S. | b 1919 | colonial officer

Kenya | Description and travel

Kenya | Politics and government

Kenya | History

Kenya | Economic conditions

Ethnology | Kenya

Land tenure | Kenya

Missions | Kenya

Education | Kenya

Agriculture | Kenya


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06 March 2012