C.F. Rowe papers

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Letter in Arabic from an Emir (December 1913); letter relating to the surrender of Garua (June 1915); letter to Miss Rowe describing the Banyo Column (November 1915); "Mentioned in Despatches" Certificate for March 1916 (1919); bundle of newspaper cuttings (ca. 1904-1934), some relating to African service; 2 mounted portrait photographs.

Administrative / Biographical History

C.F. Rowe was a Captain serving with the Nigeria Political Service and in West Africa, 1914-1916.

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The papers were placed in the Collection by Nigel Page (grandson) in 1988. See Research Correspondence File.

Note

In English and Arabic.

Other Finding Aids

West Africa catalogue (Cameroons and Togoland) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm

Alternative Form Available

Microfilmed.

Related Material

See also DF 111: Rowe, EM (daughter).

Personal Names