Papers of Lieut. Donald F.T. Bowie

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (24A) (Box 1)
  • Dates of Creation
      20th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      3 files

Scope and Content

Correspondence with Oxford DevelopmentRecords Project, [1978-1984]; transcript, [1980s?] of account of the sleeping-sickness evacuation of the Wandingo tribe from Tanganyika in 1947; account of his family's experiences in the 1915 Chilembwe uprising, Malawi; United States Army map of Dar-es-Salaam and surrounding area, 1969;account by R.M. Bell of the Maji-Maji Rebellion in the Liwale District; transcript, [1980s?] of accountof war-time experiences, with contemporary photographs, and of action in Burma, with maps,1940s.

Administrative / Biographical History

Lieut. Donald F.T. Bowie served in the 2/2nd (later 22nd) Battalion, King's AfricanRifles, in Kenya, Ethiopia, Burma and India, 1940-1946.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (24A) in Manuscript Collections in RhodesHouse Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library,1996).