Ref NoCSA/1/1/25
TitleKenya June '61 Leg Co
DateJune 1961
Extent1 notebook and 2 pdf files
Creator NameSanger; Clyde (1928-2022); journalist
DescriptionNotebook written almost entirely in shorthand with only occasional longhand words, containing notes on Kenya and its Leg Co [Legislative Council] including: Meru; murder of Osborne [possibly the murder of Mrs Osborne on 5 May]; the General Service Unit; tribe relations; a plot to kill Ngala; the King's African Rifles; the Kipsigis, Nandi, Kamba and Kikuyu people; [Mboya] condemning the Portugese regime in Angola and Mozambique; debates on and plans for independence; considerations on Commonwealth membership; internal self governance and the release of Jomo Kenyatta.

Names featured include: [Anthony] Swann, Ronald Gideon Ngala, Tom Mboya, James Gichuru, [Fitz] de Souza, Chanan Singh, Jaramogi Oginga Odinga, Julius Kiano, John Porter, [Musa] Amalemba, [Massinde] Muliro, Jomo Kenyatta and [Kariuki Karanja] Njiiri.

Transcribed in 2021 as part of the Clyde Sanger shorthand transcription project with funding from The National Archives' Collaborate and Innovate Testbed Fund. The pdf transcription document also contains a digitised copy of the notebook.
Access StatusOpen(part)
Access ConditionsThe original notebook and full transcript is closed in line with data privacy. A redacted version of the transcript is available. Please contact the archive for further information.
FormatElectronic record
CopyrightClyde Sanger

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