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Finding Aid for the Ralph Skene Papers, 1903-1958 bulk 1910-1915
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Description
Ralph Skene was a District Commissioner of the East Africa Protectorate in Kenya's Lamu, Malindi, and Kipini Districts 1897- ). The East Africa Protectorate was later known (after 1920) as the Kenya Colony and Protectorate until Kenya became independent in 1963. The collection consists of Skene's official correspondence and reports while serving as District Commissioner. There is also a diary (1908), notes on the Arab clans of East Africa, photographs and postcards (1903-58).
Background
Ralph Skene was a District Commissioner of the East Africa Protectorate in Kenya's Lamu, Malindi, and Kipini Districts. He began working for the East Africa Protectorate in 1897. The East Africa Protectorate, proclaimed by the British on November 19, 1890, was later known (after 1920) as the Kenya Colony and Protectorate until Kenya became independent in 1963.
Extent
4 boxes (2 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.