Gervas C R Clay, research material, publications, correspondence, reports and press cuttings, relating to Zambia 1940 - 1963 (some microfilm)

Scope and Content

Administrative, archaeological, historical and anthropological papers, including: Annual Reports Southern Province 1952, 1955; Barotseland Protectorate Annual Report on African Affairs 1958; B. Reynolds, `Ethnographic study of the peoples of the Mashi valley, South Western Barotseland', Report for the years 1961/62, Rhodes-Livingstone Museum; `Effect of tribalism on political development', 24 pp typescript (by W.V. Brelsford?); Archaeologia Zambiana, 1965 - 76 (14 issues, incomplete); G.R. Clay, `Notes on the Tambo people of Isoka District', c1942 (original notebooks etc. and copies of typescript deposited in the Rhodes-Livingstone Museum); genealogy of the Mutambo family; Chiwemba vocabulary; `Report arising out of a study tour to South Africa and the Rhodesias' by Messrs. F.W. Carpenter and T.C. Colchester, Jan - Feb 1949.

Athletics documents including: Minutes, correspondence, etc. of the Northern Rhodesian Amateur Athletics Association, and of the Nkana Amateur Athletics Club; miscellaneous items; press cuttings on the Zambesi Flood 1957 and 1958; on Kariba; on politics and government. Also a run of The Kudu 1958-61, 1961-3, (newsletter of the N.R. Girl Guides' Association).

Microfilm: `Documents on the history of Barotseland 1889-1916; from the National Archives of Rhodesia; filmed at the University of York Photographic Unit from the collection of G.C.R. Clay' 1976. Contains typescript copies of documents in the Archives collected during the preparation of Your Friend, Lewanika.

Administrative / Biographical History

Gervas Clay (fl 1940-1963) was Resident Commissioner, Barotseland Protectorate and Director of the Rhodes Livingstone Museum, Zambia

Conditions Governing Access

Microfilm may not be copied.


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