Guide to the British Cotton Growing Association Records, 1906 - 1968

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Guide to the British Cotton Growing Association Records, 1906 - 1968

Collection number: M1335

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Department of Special Collections
  • Green Library
  • Stanford University Libraries
  • Stanford, CA 94305-6004
  • Phone: (650) 725-1022
  • Email: speccoll@sulmail.stanford.edu
  • URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
Processed by:
Steven Mandeville-Gamble
Date Completed:
2002 Oct. 8
Encoded by:
Steven Mandeville-Gamble
© 2002 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: British Cotton Growing Association Records,
Date (inclusive): 1906 - 1968
Collection number: M1335
Creator: British Cotton Growing Association
Extent: 1.25 linear ft. (2 manuscript boxes, 1 half manuscript box) ca. 300 maps
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Abstract: The collection contains annual reports, publications, and ca. 300 maps documenting the activities of the British Cotton Growing Association's activities, primarily in Africa, but also in India and Mesopotamia.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

There are no restrictions on access.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

Preferred Citation

British Cotton Growing Association Records. M1335. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Acquisition Information

Purchased, 2002 Aug.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The collection contains annual reports, publications, and ca. 300 maps documenting the activities of the British Cotton Growing Association's activities, primarily in Africa, but also in India and Mesopotamia.
The plans and drawings primarily document the cotton gins operated by the BCGA in Nigeria, Nyasaland, and Uganda.

Access Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
British Cotton Growing Association.
Cotton growing--Africa, Sub-Saharan.
Africa, Sub-Saharan--History--1884-1960.
Africa, Sub-Saharan--Colonization.
Africa, Sub-Saharan--Economic conditions.
Africa, Sub-Saharan--Social conditions.


Collection Contents

 

Series 1. Annual reports

Box 1, Folder 1

Annual reports, 1906 - 1907

Box 1, Folder 2

Annual reports, 1919 ; 1921 - 1922

Box 1, Folder 3

Annual reports, 1924 - 1926

Box 1, Folder 4

Annual reports, 1928 - 1930

Box 1, Folder 5

Annual reports, 1931 - 1934

Box 1, Folder 6

Annual reports, 1936, 1938

Box 1, Folder 7

Annual reports, 1941 - 1945

Box 1, Folder 8

Annual reports, 1946 - 1948

Box 1, Folder 9

Annual reports, 1949 - 1952

Box 1, Folder 10

Annual reports, 1953 - 1956

Box 1, Folder 11

Annual reports, 1957 - 1960

Box 1, Folder 12

Annual reports, 1961 - 1964

Box 1, Folder 13

Annual reports, 1965 - 1968

 

Series 2. Publications

Box 1, Folder 14

Cotton growing in the British Empire and exotic countries / by Capt. G.S. Burnham. -- Manchester, England : Sherratt and Hughes, 1925

Box 1, Folder 15

Correspondence re: cotton growing in India. -- (BCGA no. 50), 1912 May

Box 1, Folder 16

Cotton baling in West Africa and America. -- (BCGA no. 21), 1907 Sept.

Box 2, Folder 1

Cotton growing in Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. -- (BCGA no. 49), 1912 May

Box 2, Folder 2

Higson, Henry. The work of the British Cotton Growing Association : report / prepared by Henry Higson, 1908 June

Box 2, Folder 3

Himbury, William H. Cotton : a Lancashire contribution to the Empire / by William H. Himbury. -- (BCGA no. 149), 1944

Box 2, Folder 4

Himbury, William H. The exploration and development of new cotton fields within the British Empire / by William H. Himbury. -- Machester : BCGA, 1921 Sept.

Box 2, Folder 5

Himbury, William H. India and the Sudan as sources for increasing our raw cotton supplies / by William H. Himbury. -- Machester : BCGA, 1923 July

Box 2, Folder 6

Himbury, William H. Iraq to the Sudan, 1932 / by William H. Himbury. -- Manchester, England : BCGA, 1932

Box 2, Folder 7

Himbury, William H. Northern Rhodesia, Southern Rhodesia, and Nyasaland as sources for increasing our raw cotton supplies / by William H. Himbury. -- Manchester, England : BCGA, 1927

Box 2, Folder 8

Himbury, William H. The part played by our empire in the production of raw cotton / by William H. Himbury. -- Reprinted from The Journal of the Textile Institute, 1924

Box 2, Folder 9

Himbury, William H. Some promising empire cotton fields : with special reference to a recent trip through India, Uganda, and the Sudan / by William HImbury. -- London : McCorquodale & Co., [ca. 1926]

Box 2, Folder 10

Himbury, William H. The Sudan, 1935 / by William H. Himbury. -- (BCGA no. 149). -- Manchester : BCGA, 1935

Box 2, Folder 11

Himbury, William H. The Union of South Africa as a source for increasing our raw cotton supplies / by William H. Himbury. -- (BCGA no. 99). -- Manchester : BCGA, 1927 Sept.

Box 2, Folder 12

Hutton, J. Arthur. Cotton growing in British Colonies / by J. Arthur Hutton. -- (BCGA no. 6). -- Manchester : BCGA, 1906 Mar.

Box 2, Folder 13

Memorandum on cotton growing submitted to the Committee on Industry and Trade, 1925 Apr. 29

Box 2, Folder 14

Percival, John. Notes on the cultivation and harvesting of cotton in Nigeria / by by John Percival. -- (BCGA no. 11). -- Manchester : Henry Blacklock & Co., 1906

Box 2, Folder 15

Reed, J. Howard. Cotton growing within the British Empire / by J. Howard Reed, 1911

Box 2, Folder 16

Report to the Council on the possibilities of cotton-growing in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. -- Manchester : BCGA, 1912 Dec.

Box 2, Folder 17

Report to the Council on the possibilities of cotton-growing in the West Indies : I. John W. McConnel, II. William Marsland, III. Report from the Port of Spain Gazette, Jan. 28th, 1912. -- Manchester : BCGA, 1912 Feb.

Box 2, Folder 18

Speeches at banquet given to Major the Hon. W.G. Ormsby-Gore, M.P. -- (BCGA, no. 96), 1926 Nov. 19

Box 2, Folder 19

Speeches at banquet given to the Rt. Hon. the Earl of Derby. -- (BCGA, no. 80), 1923 June 1

Box 2, Folder 20

Speeches at lunches given to His Excellency Sir Harold B. Kittermaster. -- (BCGA, no. 134), 1937 July 12

Box 2, Folder 21

Speeches at luncheon given to His Excellency Sir Bernard H. Bourdillon. -- (BCGA, no. 128), 1935 Oct. 1

Box 2, Folder 22

Speeches at luncheon given to Lt.-Col. Sir John R. Chancellor. -- (BCGA, no. 105), 1928 Nov. 6

Box 2, Folder 23

Speeches at luncheon given to the Right Hon. Stanley Baldwin. -- (BCGA, no. 102), 1928 May 16

Box 2, Folder 24

Speeches at luncheons given to His Excellency Lt.-Col. Sir Stewart Symes, Aug. 2, 1935 and His Excellency Sir Bernard H. Bourdillon, Oct. 11, 1935. -- (BCGA, no. 129), 1935

Box 2, Folder 25

Speeches at luncheon given to His Excellency Sir John L. Maffey, Oct. 2, 1928, and Lt.-Col. Sir John R. Chancellor, Nov. 6, 1928. -- (BCGA, no. 103), 1928

Box 2, Folder 26

Stanley, Capt. Lord. Report by Captain Lord Stanley on his visit to the Punjab and Sind. -- (BCGA, no. 111), 1930 Feb.

Box 2, Folder 27

The Sudan Plantations Syndicate, Ltd. and the Kassala Cotton Company, Ltd. and their work in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1950 Apr.

Box 2, Folder 28

Transport in Africa : East Africa Commission's recommendations. -- (BCGA, no. 90), 1925 Nov.

Box 2, Folder 29

Uganda Protectorate. The Cotton ordinance, 1952 and the Cotton rules, 1960. -- Entebbe : Government Printer, 1960

Box 3, Folder 1

The British Cotton Growing Association grant in aid from Imperial funds, 1912 Oct. 29

Box 3, Folder 2

Summary of the report to the Board of Trade of the Empire Cotton Growing Committee, [ca. 1920]

Box 3, Folder 3

West Indies. Report of the Tropical Agricultural College Committee. -- London : His Majesty's Stationery Office, 1920

 

Series 3. Plans and drawings

Flat Box 4, Folder 1

Romily Golf Club, Ltd.

Map Case , Folder 1

Marlboro Gin, Ibadan, Lagos [1 of 4]

Map Case , Folder 2

Marlboro Gin, Ibadan, Lagos [2 of 4]

Map Case , Folder 3

Marlboro Gin, Ibadan, Lagos [3 of 4]

Map Case , Folder 4

Marlboro Gin, Ibadan, Lagos [4 of 4]

Map Case , Folder 5

Nigeria, no.1

Map Case , Folder 6

Nigeria, no. 2

Map Case , Folder 7

Nigeria, no. 3

Map Case , Folder 8

Nigeria, no. 4. Challowa Ginnery

Map Case , Folder 9

Nigeria, O/P no. 1, Oshogbo

Map Case , Folder 10

Nigeria, O/P no. 2, Lokoja

Map Case , Folder 11

Nigeria, O/P no. 3, Zaria

Map Case , Folder 12

Nigeria, O/P no. 4, Gusau

Map Case , Folder 13

Nigeria, O/P no. 5, Funtua

Map Case , Folder 14

Nigeria, O/P no. 6, Malumfashi

Map Case , Folder 15

Nigeria, O/P no. 7, Mai-Nichi

Map Case , Folder 16

Nigeria - miscellaneous

Map Case , Folder 17

Nyasaland - obsolete plans

Map Case , Folder 18

Uganda - obsolete plans

Map Case , Folder 19

Mesopotamia & Rhodesia

Map Case , Folder 20

Misellaneous no. 1

Map Case , Folder 21

Misellaneous no. 2

Map Case , Folder 22

Misellaneous no. 3

Map Case , Folder 23

Misellaneous no. 4