Typescript by J.M. Ainley

Scope and Content

Typescript by J.M. Ainley entitled 'Resettlement of Suspected Mau Mau Sympathisers in Tanganyika: an Agriculturalist's involvement'.

Administrative / Biographical History

J.M. Ainley was born in 1925 and educated at Huddersfield College School, Bridlington Grammar School and Yorkshire Institute of Agriculture. He joined the Overseas Civil Service in 1948 and served as an Agricultural Officer in Tanganyika until 1964. It was in this capacity that he became involved in the resettlement of the Kikuyu.

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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).

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