Notes on Ugandan languages by Jeremy Lawrance

Scope and Content

Papers, 1955-1957 and undated, of Jeremy Lawrance on Ugandan languages, comprising typescript on Teso proverbs and riddles [1950s], with letter from John Hilders, Soroti Teacher Training College (of the Mill Hill Mission), Uganda, 1955; typescripts by A W Henriksen, 1957, 'Notes on the Teso verb' and 'Notes on the Preposition in Ateso', produced by the Mill Hill Fathers, Tororo, Uganda; undated typescript on the conjugation of verbs by John Hilders, probably the Teso language [1950s]; undated typescript Akarimojong grammar by the Rev Father Farina of the Catholic Mission, Kaangole [1950s].

Administrative / Biographical History

Jeremy Lawrance was a District Commissioner in Karamoja, Uganda, for two years and in Teso for five years during the 1950s. Publications: The Iteso: fifty years of change in a Nilo-Hamitic tribe of Uganda (1957); with J H Hilder, An introduction to the Ateso language (1957); with J H Hilder, An English-Ateso and Ateso-English vocabulary (1958).

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Acquisition Information

This collection was presented to SOAS Library by Jeremy Lawrance in Mar 1994