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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Harris N F
Title
HARRIS, Sqn Ldr Norman Francis (1907-1994)
Date(s)
Created 1994
Level of description
collection level (single item)
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
1 volume

Context

Administrative / Biographical history

Born in 1907; served in RAF in UK and East Africa, 1939-1945; followed a political career in Kenya,1945-1961, as Mayor of Nairobi, Nairobi City Councillor, Elected Member of the Legislative Council, and finally Minister of the Crown for Information and Broadcasting; died in 1994.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Purchased by the Centre in 1995.

Content & structure

Scope and content

From pillar to post (Newton, Swindon, 1995), a memoir of his life covering the period 1939-1978, notably his service in the RAF in the UK and East Africa, 1939-1945, and his political career in Kenya, 1945-1961, as Mayor of Nairobi, Nairobi City Councillor, Elected Member of the Legislative Council and Minister of the Crown for Information and Broadcasting, written in 1994 andpublished in 1995.

System of arrangement

1 volume

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material

English

Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and published in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives

Notes

Note

Compiled Aug 1996

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

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Subjects

  • Armed forces
  • Colonial countries
  • Colonial forces
  • International conflicts
  • International relations
  • International security
  • Military organizations
  • Organizations
  • Political systems
  • State security
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Corporate names

  • RAF, Royal Air Force

Places

  • London, England
  • Nairobi, Kenya, East Africa

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