Paper given by Kittermaster on the Somalis and other tribes of BritishSomaliland, c1930.
Papers of Sir Harold Kittermaster
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 2341
- Dates of Creationc1930
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 folder
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Administrative / Biographical History
Sir Harold Baxter Kittermaster (1879-1939), KCMG (1936), KBE (1928), CMG (1926),OBE (1918) worked in the Transvaal Education Department, 1903-1907. He becameAssistant District Commissioner, East Africa Protectorate, 1908 and servedas District Commissioner and Officer-in-Charge, Northern Frontier District,1915-1919. He was Senior Assistant Secretary, 1920 and Secretary to theAdministration, 1921, Somaliland Protectorate. He was Governor of theSomaliland Protectorate, 1926-1931 and of British Honduras, 1932-1934. From1934 he served as Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Nyasaland Protectorate. In 1923he married Winifred Elsie Rotherham, with whom he had one son and one daughter.
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