Memoirs of Sydney H. Clague-Smith

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 1755 (118) (Boxes XXXVI-XLI)
  • Dates of Creation
      [1928-1968], [1978-1984]
  • Language of Material
      English, and Swahili.
  • Physical Description
      6 boxes

Scope and Content

Service as a teacher with the Moravian Mission in Tanganyika, with related correspondence, reports, memoranda, teaching papers, etc., [1928-1968], [1978-1984].

Administrative / Biographical History

Sydney H. Clague-Smith worked in Tanganyika as Principal, Teacher TrainingSchool, Western Province (Moravian Mission), also Education Secretary ofthe Mission, 1937-1943. He was Education Secretary for Moravian educationalwork in the Southern Highlands, 1940-1943 and Honorary Secretary of theEducation Committee of the Tanganyika Missionary Council, 1942-1952. He servedas Secretary to the Kinampanda Alliance Teacher Training Centre, Rungwe,1947-1952 and Education Secretary General to the Non-Roman Missions ofTanganyika, 1953-1962.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 805 (118) in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996). A handlist is also available in the library reading room.