Letters on Purgatori au Tohara (MS 380535b)

Material Information

Letters on Purgatori au Tohara (MS 380535b)
Series Title:
Knappert Collection :
Publication Date:
Paper ( medium )
Handwritten and typescript manuscript : In ink and type


Subjects / Keywords:
Language policy
Linguistics ( LCSH )
Inter-Territorial Language Committee
Swahili language -- Government policy ( LCSH )
Inter-territorial Language (Swahili) Committee to the East African Dependencies ( LCNA )
Ratcliffe, B. J.
Pittway, A. R.
Gleiss, F.
Correspondence ( LCTGM )
Personal correspondence ( LCGFT )
Spatial Coverage:
Africa -- Kenya -- Nairobi County -- Eastern Africa -- Nairobi
-1.283333 x 36.816667


The manuscript contains the following correspondence, in chronological order: a letter from an advisory reader (the Rev. A.R. Pittway) to the Secretary of the Inter-Territorial Language Committee (Mr B.J. Ratcliffe); a letter from Mr Ratcliffe to the pastor (the Rev. F. Gleiss) who submitted the manuscript for approval; a letter from Mr Ratcliffe to Mr Pittway; and a letter from Mr Gleiss to Mr Ratcliffe. The first letter concerns suggested corrections to Purgatori au Tohara; the second and third relate to the bureaucracy of the ITLC. In the fourth and longest letter, Mr Gleiss questions the judgement of the ITLC on specific points of language. ( en )
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Date of Composition: 1938-1939 AD (circa 1357-1358 A.H.)
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Languages: English (Roman script)
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Extent: 5 leaves
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Incipit: Herewith MSS on ‘Purgatori au Tohara.’ Most of the corrections I have made on the text.
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Africa -- Eastern Africa -- Kenya -- Nairobi County -- Nairobi
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Africa -- Eastern Africa -- Tanzania -- Tanga Region -- Tanga
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Africa -- Eastern Africa -- Tanzania -- Kagera Region -- Bukoba Urban District -- Bukoba
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Purchased from Dr. J. Knappert, March 1993

Record Information

Source Institution:
SOAS University of London
Holding Location:
Archives and Special Collections
Rights Management:
This item is likely protected by copyright. Its status has yet to be assessed.
Resource Identifier:
MS 380535 ( SOAS manuscript number )
MS 380535b ( SOAS manuscript number )