HARRIS, Sqn Ldr Norman Francis (1907-1994)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

From pillar to post (Newton, Swindon, 1995), a memoir of his life covering the period 1939-1978, notably his service in the RAF in the UK and East Africa, 1939-1945, and his political career in Kenya, 1945-1961, as Mayor of Nairobi, Nairobi City Councillor, Elected Member of the Legislative Council and Minister of the Crown for Information and Broadcasting, written in 1994 and published in 1995.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born in 1907; served in RAF in UK and East Africa, 1939-1945; followed a political career in Kenya, 1945-1961, as Mayor of Nairobi, Nairobi City Councillor, Elected Member of the Legislative Council, and finally Minister of the Crown for Information and Broadcasting; died in 1994.

Arrangement

1 volume

Conditions Governing Access

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Acquisition Information

Purchased by the Centre in 1995.

Other Finding Aids

Summary guide entry on-line at http://www.kcl.ac.uk/iss/archives/cats/, and detailed catalogue available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Geographical Names