Memoirs, [1980s], including service in Kenya and in the Turks and Caicos Islands, and also his role as an observer during the Rhodesian and Ugandan electionsof 1980.
Memoirs of Robert Everard Wainwright
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 524
- Dates of Creation[1980s]
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description2 volumes
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Administrative / Biographical History
Robert Everard Wainwright (1913-1990) worked as a cadet in the Colonial Service, Kenya,from 1935, was appointed Provincial Commissioner in 1954 and served as Chief Commissioner, 1960-1963. He then retired, only to be appointed ActingAdministrator, Turks and Caicos Islands in 1965.
Conditions Governing Access
Bodleian reader's ticket required. There is a 30 year closure period on material relating to the 1980 Ugandan elections.
Collection level description created by Paul Davidson, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.
Other Finding Aids
Listed as no. 629 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford,Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Conditions Governing Use
No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.
Material relating to the 1980 Ugandan elections was donated to the library by K. Kirkwood, with the authority of Mr. Loyd, in January 1981.