Catalogue description Colonial Office: Kenya Original Correspondence

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Details of CO 533
Reference: CO 533
Title: Colonial Office: Kenya Original Correspondence

This series contains original correspondence relating to Kenya.

Date: 1905-1951
Related material:

For earlier correspondence see CO 519

For later correspondence see CO 822

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 764 files and volumes
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Unpublished finding aids:

For a register of correspondence see CO 628

Administrative / biographical background:

Responsibility for Kenyan affairs was transferred from the Foreign Office to the Colonial Office in 1905. Prior to 1920 the territory was known as the East African Protectorate.

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