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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: University of California, Davis Library, Dept. of Special Collections
    Title: Cynthia Brantley Papers
    Creator: Brantley, Cynthia
    Identifier/Call Number: D-514
    Identifier/Call Number: 733
    Physical Description: 19 linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1966-2002
    Abstract: Research materials for UC Davis Professor of History Cynthia Brantley's books and materials from the year Brantley spent in Nigeria (1966-1967).
    Physical Location: Researchers should contact Archives and Special Collections to request collections, as many are stored offsite.


    Professor of History, University of California, Davis.

    Scope and Contents

    Collection contains research materials for Brantley's books, "The Giriama and Colonial Resistance in Kenya, 1800-1920" and "Feeding Families: African Realities and British Ideas of Nutrition and Development in Early Colonial Africa," as well as materials from the year Brantley spent in Nigeria (1966-1967).


    Collection is open for research.

    Processing Information

    Liz Phillips encoded this finding aid with help from student assistant Aditi Sinha.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Cynthia Brantley Papers, D-514, Archives and Special Collections, UC Davis Library Library, University of California, Davis.

    Publication Rights

    All applicable copyrights for the collection are protected under chapter 17 of the U.S Copyright Code. Requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Regents of the University of California as the owner of the physical items. It is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Food supply -- Malawi
    Nutrition policy -- Malawi
    Giryama (African people) -- History
    Kenya -- History -- To 1963
    University of California, Davis -- Faculty -- Archives