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Collection Level Description: Papers of Andrew Tibandebage

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. s. 2273
Title: Papers of Andrew Tibandebage
Dates of Creation: 1986-1987
Extent: 21 ff.

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Andrew K. Tibandebage was Manager and first Headmaster of the Karagwe Secondary School, Lukajange, Tanzania, c1977, and Chairman of its Board of Governors in 1986. He was also an ex-pupil of Julius Nyerere.

Scope and Content

Letters from Andrew Tibandebage, Karagwe, Tanzania to Mrs. Kay Grantham, Dorking, Surrey, 1986-1987, chiefly relating to matters of health, family and economic difficulties in Tanzania.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by Mrs. Kay M. Grantham on 3rd March 1998.


Letter from Tibandebage to Mrs. Kay Grantham, 1998, with photocopies of two letters by her late husband, Donald Robert Grantham, geologist, from British Guiana and Tanganyika, 1937 and 1941, and his obituary (d 1969), donated by Mrs. Kay Grantham, 15th January 1999.

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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

Tibandebage | Andrew | fl 1986-1987 | Tanzania

Economic history | Tanzania

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14 March 2012