Catalogue description Colonial Office: East Africa: Original Correspondence

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Reference: CO 822
Title: Colonial Office: East Africa: Original Correspondence
Description:

This series contains original correspondence relating to British East Africa generally, and to Kenya, Tanganyika, Uganda and Zanzibar individually. Subject matter includes various aspects of the countries' internal, economic, cultural and administrative development, including constitutional development and their move towards independence, development and welfare schemes, education, labour, public health, scientific research and transport. A proportion of the series relates to the Mau Mau crisis in Kenya.

Date: 1927-1964
Related material:

For earlier correspondence relating to Kenya see CO 533

For earlier correspondence relating to Uganda see CO 536

For earlier correspondence relating to Zanzibar see CO 618

For earlier correspondence relating to Tanganyika see CO 691

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 3302 files and volumes
Access conditions: Open unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

Colonial Office , from circa 1953

Accruals: Series is not accruing
Unpublished finding aids:

For registers of this correspondence see CO 869

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