Papers of Archibald Keith J. Henderson

Scope and Content

Papers relating to Henderson's career in the Ceylon civil service: conditions of service, correspondence and memoranda, 1944-1946; also minutes of the Ceylon Civil Service Association, 1944-1947.

Administrative / Biographical History

Archibald Keith Johnston Henderson (born in 1914) joined the Ceylon civil service as a cadet in October 1936. He became an Officer, class II, in October 1938.

Access Information

Bodleian reader's ticket required.


Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

Administrative/Biographical History compiled with reference to A Biographical Dictionary of the British Colonial Service 1939-1966 by A.H.M. Kirk-Greene (1991).

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as no. 696 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Conditions Governing Use

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

Custodial History

Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.