Ref NoCSA/1/1/23
TitleKenya Bechuanaland Zanzibar (riots) May 61
DateMay 1961
Extent1 notebook and 2 pdf files
Creator NameSanger; Clyde (1928-2022); journalist
DescriptionNotebook, written mostly in shorthand, containing notes on: Kenyan independence; funding for Kenyan students; employment in Kenya; the Kenyan economy; debates on the release of JK [Jomo Kenyatta]; the British government declaration at [Lancaster House] in June 1960; the tribal council in [Bechuanaland]; and the ZNP [Zanzibar Nationalist Party], the TANU [Tanganyika African National Union], elections and riots in Zanzibar.

Names featured include: [Tom] Mboya, [Ronald] Ngala, [Jomo Kenyatta], [Walter] Odede, Mulli, [Julius Gikonyo] Kiano, [Muinga] Chokwe, [Jeremiah JM] Nyagah, David Erskine, [Jaramogi Oginga] Odinga, [John] Keen, [Fitz Remedios Santana] de Souza and Welwood.

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.
Electronic record
CopyrightClyde Sanger

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