|RCS/RCMS 113 contains:|
|<-- See earlier|
||Journal of Ignaz Knoblecher
||Letters from Austrian consuls in Africa
||Letter from General Gordon to Sir Samuel Baker
||The African arms traffic
||Papers on the Congo basin treaties
||Papers of the Bulama Association
||Letters from George Balamoan in Nigeria
||Letter from Edward Bovill to Lord Lugard
||Description of the game of Toola or Warri
|See later -->||
(former reference: MSS 4295)
||Thompson, Cyril Sykes-, fl 1930-1968
|Extent and Medium
||1 folder; paper; Mixed scripts
|Content and context|
Cyril Sykes-Thompson attended Queens' College, Cambridge. He was Director of Education in British Somaliland where he served with Michael Wilson, Colonial Service District Commissioner. He was awarded an M.B.E. after risking his life in the pursuit of his duties. After British Somaliland gained independence he became Director of Education in Kenya before settling in Spain.
A photocopy of the transcript of a short story read on the B.B.C. World Service, July-August 1968, based on a true incident in the life of Michael Wilson in British Somaliland. Wilson is referred to as Tom Blake in the story. There is an accompanying manuscript letter from Mrs Ursula E. Sykes-Thompson providing background information, 17 August 1998.
Presented by Mrs Sykes-Thompson, August 1998.
MSS Addenda, vol. I. Indexed
|Thompson, Cyril Sykes - (fl 1930-1968)|
|No further on-line information.|
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