Papers of Hugh S. Senior

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (243) (Box 16)
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      28 ff.

Scope and Content

Address card, correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project andaddendum to responses, replies to aide-memoire with transcript, [1978-1984].

Administrative / Biographical History

Hugh Stanley Senior was educated at Weymouth College and at Hertford College,Oxford, taking a post as a cadet in the Colonial Service, Tanganyika Territory,1930 and assistant district officer, 1932. He served with the1st Battalion, King's African Rifles, Nyasaland, c1936-1939 and 6th Battalion,Tanganyika, Sudan and Abyssinia, 1939-1941. He became district officer,Tanganyika, 1942, senior, 1950, interpreter, Kisukuma, then Secretary,Development Commission, 1947.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (243) in Manuscript Collections in RhodesHouse Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library,1996).

Related Material

Memorandum on service in the colonial administration in Tanganyika, 1930-1953,with related photographs and article (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1738 (38)).

Geographical Names