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Collection Level Description: Papers of Clarice de Burgh West

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. s. 2359
Title: Papers of Clarice de Burgh West
Dates of Creation: 1940-1961
Extent: 1 folder

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

No biographical information available.

Scope and Content

Newscuttings of letters from Clarice de Burgh West to the Editor of the East African Standard on current events, 1940-1961.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by Mrs. C. de Burgh West in 1967 and originally catalogued as a book (shelfmark 753.18 s.10) before being transferred to the library's manuscript collections.

Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

No reproduction or publication of 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

West | Clarice de Burgh | fl 1940-1967 | Kenya

World War, 1939-1945 | Kenya

Kenya | History | 1895-1963

Kenya | Economic conditions | To 1963

Kenya | Race relations


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