Papers of Lieut.-Colonel H. Moyse-Bartlett, MBE

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 1715 (197) (Boxes 12-14)
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      20 volumes and files

Scope and Content

Papers relating to a history of the King's African Rifles, written for inclusion in the Famous Regiments series (London, Leo Cooper Ltd., [1970s]) and covering the post-1945 period

  • Notes from various sources and a manuscript draft, [1970s]
  • Notes, and copies of letters requesting information for the history, [1970s]
  • Typescript draft, [1970s]
  • Related notes and correspondence, 1972-1973

Papers relating to King's African Rifles - A Study in the Military History of East and Central Africa, 1890-1945, by Moyse-Bartlett (Aldershot, Gale & Polden, 1956)

  • Volume of maps, nd.
  • Related personal correspondence, 1955-1970
  • Correspondence, 1952-1963, relating to the publication contract

Other papers

  • Notes and papers relating to the Regiment's history, [c1960s]
  • Correspondence, 1952-1972, relating to the Regiment's trust fund, uniforms, history, etc.
  • Records of officers serving 1890-1914, nd.
  • Records of officers seconded to the military forces of East and Central Africa, 1890-1914
  • List of Indian Army officers serving in East Africa, nd.
  • Related printed material, 1953-1973
  • Card index of officers, 1890 onwards

Administrative / Biographical History

Lieut.-Colonel H. Moyse-Bartlett, MBE was the official historian of the King'sAfrican Rifles.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 920 (197) in Manuscript Collections in RhodesHouse Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library,1996).

Geographical Names