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LEE, John Michael (fl 1956-1997)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0101 ICS 135
Held at: Institute of Commonwealth Studies
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Full title: LEE, John Michael (fl 1956-1997)
Date(s): c1955-c1978
Level of description: Collection (Fonds)
Extent: 2 boxes
Name of creator(s): Lee | John Michael | fl 1956-1997 | political scientist
Detailed catalogue: Click here to view repository detailed catalogue


Administrative/Biographical history:

John Michael Lee's publications include Colonial Development and Good Government: a study of the ideas expressed by the British official classes in planning decolonization, 1939-1964 (Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1967); African Armies and Civil Order (Instuitute for Strategic Studies, London, 1969) and (with Martin Petter) The Colonial Office, war and development policy, 1939-1945 (Institute of Commonwealth Studies, London 1982).


Scope and content/abstract:

Research notes and papers of John Michael Lee on Africa, 1956-1967: subjects include statistics on African Officer Cadets training in Britain, 1953-1967; rates of pay for army and police in Kenya, Malawi, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Zambia and Nigeria, 1960-1968; notes on the Nigerian officer cadre, 1960-1966; papers on the introduction of the Ministerial system in Uganda, 1955-1962; papers on Colonial Social Science Research Council Working Party on Colonial Elections, 1956; copies of official correspondence on Banyaruanda refugees, 1961-1962; copies of official correspondence on strike of students at the Nakawa Engineering School, Uganda, 1957-1958; documents on scheme for 300 scholarships, offered by the Government of Uganda, 1961-1962 and documents on the integration of the Department and Ministry of Education, Uganda, c1957-1962.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

By subject

Conditions governing access:

Open although advance notice should be given. Access to individual items may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or the Freedom of Information Act.

Conditions governing reproduction:

A photocopying service is available, at the discretion of the ICS Library staff. Copies are supplied solely for research or private study. Requests to publish, or to quote from, original material should be submitted to the Information Resources Manager.

Finding aids:

See link to repository catalogue.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presumably deposited by Professor Lee, date unknown.

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Rules or conventions:
General International Standard Archival Description ISAD(G), 2nd edition 2000. National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Oct 2001

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