Memoirs of Otto Markus as pioneer, trader, and Director and Chairman of the East African Trading Company. Typescript.
Memoirs of Otto Markus
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS.Afr.s.1764
- Dates of Creation1903-1949
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description131 ff.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Otto Markus, pioneer and trader in British East Africa [now Kenya]. He formed the East African Trading Company in ca.1900 (he was Director and Chairman) and the Old East African Trading Company in 1923.
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Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.
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Listed as no. 1155 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
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