Typescript drafts of Askwith's works on community development in Kenya,Community Development: an account of the use oftraditional organizations in the promotion of community development inKenya and Community Development - It Works, 20th century.
Papers of T.G. Askwith
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 2234
- Dates of Creation20th century
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Thomas Garrett Askwith (b 1911) was educated at Haileybury and Cambridge, taking the postof district officer, Kenya, 1936, Municipal African Affairs Officer, 1945,and Commissioner for Community Development, 1950, 1957-1960. He was the authorof Kenya's progress... (Kampala, Nairobi,The Eagle Press, East African Literature Bureau, 1958) and From Mau Mau to Harambee: memoirs and memoranda ofcolonial Kenya (Cambridge, African Studies Centre, University ofCambridge, c1995).
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