Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)CMS/ACC728
TitleAccession 728: Papers of James Kibuka Kabazzi Miti
Extent5 files
DescriptionMiscellaneous papers relating to his book 'History of the Buganda, 1874-1934' . The book deals mainly with the period 1875-1900.
ArrangementThis collection forms part of the Church Missionary Society Unofficial Papers. It is arranged into one series: Miscellaneous Papers
Access StatusOpen
Administrative HistoryJames Kibuka Miti Kabazzi was a page to the Kabaka when H. M. Stanley arrived at the court in 1875 and became a reader under Mackay. After the formation of the British East Africa Company he was appointed official Swahili interpreter and from 1897 was the leading figure among a group of selected Ganda chiefs employed in bringing Bunyoro administrative methods into line with those of the Buganda kingdom. He retired in 1928 and began to write his book.
Custodial HistoryPresented by Professor Anthony Low, Clare College, Cambridge, August 1994


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