Newscuttings on Africa and South East Asia
||Newscuttings on Africa and South East Asia
||Hinde, Hildegarde Beatrice, d 1959, née Ginsburg
|Extent and Medium
||17 volumes; paper; Some of the newscuttings are delicate and prone to disintegration.; Mixed
||Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library
|Content and context|
Hildegarde Beatrice Hinde (née Ginsburg) was the wife of Sidney Langford Hinde (1863-1930), whom she married in 1897. Sidney Hinde served in the Congo, 1891-1894, and was a medical and administrative officer in the East African Protectorate (Kenya), 1895-1915. Hildegarde Hinde was the author of 'Some problems of East Africa' (London, 1926) and, with her husband, 'The last of the Masai' (London 1901). She died on 20 February 1959, aged 88.
The principal part of the collection is a set of thirteen scrapbooks of newscuttings relating to East Africa, particularly Kenya and Tanganyika. The rest of the collection consists of a volume of cuttings relating to post-war trading opportunities in Nigeria and three scrapbooks concerning rubber and mining in South East Asia.
Presented by Hildegarde Hinde.
Access and Use|
In English, French
Please cite as Cambridge University Library: Royal Commonwealth Society Library, Newscuttings on Africa and South East Asia, RCMS 323
Earlier volumes of cuttings presented by Hildegarde Hinde were destroyed by enemy action in 1941.
This collection level description was created by RAS.
|Hinde, Hildegarde Beatrice (d 1959) née Ginsburg|
|RCS/RCMS 323 contains: |
||Nigeria. The volume begins with 'British and German trade in Nigeria', a paper by R.E. Dennett of the Forests Department, Nigeria, which was read at a meeting of the Royal Colonial Institute in October 1914. This is followed by newscuttings concerning Dennett's paper, the German trade with Nigeria in palm oil and kernels and the possible openings for British companies in this field in the wake of the First World War. The last eighteen pages are blank.
1 volume (100 pages).
||South East Asia.