Papers of C.W. Catt

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (39) (Box 3)
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      309 ff.

Scope and Content

Correspondence with Oxford DevelopmentRecords Project, [1978-1984]; account of experiences training the Signal Section of theSouthern Brigade, account of experiences in East Africa, including maps, notes,original letters and licences relating to war-time service, [1936-1987].

Administrative / Biographical History

C.W. Catt served in the Signals, Tanganyika, Kenya and Italian Somaliland,1939-1941, and East Africa Signals Training, Kenya, 1941-1942. In the early1970s he worked for the Industrial Development Corporation of Zambia Ltd.(INDECO).

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (39) in Manuscript Collections in RhodesHouse Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library,1996).

Related Material

Typescript, Impressions of a journey on theTanzania-Zambia railway, 1976 (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1736); correspondence,memoranda, reports, etc. of service with the Industrial Development Corporationof Zambia Ltd. (INDECO), 1970-1972 (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1905).