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Colin Cameron, Box 1

 box — Box: Gen.1061
Identifier: Coll-70 (Box 1)

Scope and Contents

  1. /1: Residence permit for Colin Cameron and Rachel Weir Allison, his wife, 14 June 1957.
  2. /2: Certificate of approval as an immigrant to the Federation, 17 June 1957.
  3. /3: Appointment by Mayo, Elder and Co, solicitors, London, on behalf of Messrs. Wilson and Morgan, Blantyre, Nyasaland, of Colin Cameron as assistant solicitor for a term of four years, 5 June 1957.
  4. /4: Nyasaland African Congress - membership card, 26 February 1959.
  5. /5 - /14: Items relating to Colin Cameron’s election campaign, 15 August 1961, standing as an independent candidate for the Soche constituency. Bundle includes the election manifesto, statement of policy, and letters to his constituents.
  6. /15 - /17: Libel case - Cameron v Sunday Mail, concerning the supposed purchase of a £2,000 Mercedes Benz car exactly like Banda’s. Report headed ‘Official Pomp and Splendour’, 1961.
  7. /18: Photograph of Colin Cameron.


  • Creation: 1952-1969

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From the Fonds: 9 boxes (1 linear metre)

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