LEE, John Michael (fl 1956-1997)

Scope and Content

Research notes and papers of John Michael Lee on Africa, 1956-1967: subjects include statistics on African Officer Cadets training in Britain, 1953-1967; rates of pay for army and police in Kenya, Malawi, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Zambia and Nigeria, 1964-1967; notes on the Nigerian officer cadre, 1960-1966; papers on the introduction of the Ministerial system in Uganda, 1955-1962; papers on Colonial Social Science Research Council Working Party on Colonial Elections, 1956; copies of official correspondence on Banyaruanda refugees, 1961-1962; copies of official correspondence on strike of students at the Nakawa Engineering School, Uganda, 1957-1958; documents on scheme for 300 scholarships, offered by the Government of Uganda, 1961-1962 and documents on the integration of the Department and Ministry of Education, Uganda, 1960-1962.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Michael Lee's publications include Colonial Development and Good Government: a study of the ideas expressed by the British official classes in planning decolonization, 1939-1964 (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1967); African Armies and Civil Order (Instuitute for Strategic Studies, London, 1969) and (with Martin Petter) The Colonial Office, war and development policy, 1939-1945 (Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London 1982).


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Acquisition Information

Presumably deposited by Professor Lee, date unknown.

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Archivist's Note

Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

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