Letter of H.B.M. Chipembere

Scope and Content

Copy of a letter, [1961], by H. Chipembere encouraging his political supporters in their opposition to Dr. Banda, Prime Minister of Nyasaland.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Masauko Blasius Chipembere (1930-1974) was founder of the Pan-AfricanDemocratic Party of Malawi and Treasurer-General of the Malawi Congress Party.He was Assistant District Commissioner, Domasi, Nyasaland, [from 1954], a memberof the Nyasaland African Congress, [from 1954] and of the Nyasaland LegislativeCouncil, [from 1956]. He was Minister of Local Government, Malawi, [from 1963],Minister of Education, [until 1964], and Assistant Professor in History, Universityof California, Los Angeles, from 1969.

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Collection level description created by Paul Davidson, Bodleian Library ofCommonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

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Related Material

Nyasaland papers, including circular letters to civil servants from Prime Minister Hastings Banda, 1963-1964 (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1177).