Papers of Jane Fosbrooke

Scope and Content

'Ambo': transcripts of letters to her parents from Tanganyika, 1934-1935; transcript of interview, 1972, with J.J. Tawney on her experiences as wife of Henry Fosbrooke; autobiography, etc. Typescript.

Administrative / Biographical History

Jane Fosbrooke, wife of Henry Fosbrooke (b 1908), Administrative Officer and Government Sociologist in East Africa.

Conditions Governing Access

Bodleian reader's ticket required.


Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as no. 911 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.