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Correspondence of the Overseas Aid Director and the Overseas, later International, Division Director, 1959-2003


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This subseries contains correspondence and reports files kept by the Overseas Aid Director and his staff, the Overseas Division Director and the International Division Director, and their deputies.


  • Creation: 1959-2003

Language of Materials

  • English

Biographical / Historical

From the 1960s Oxfam's programme in the countries in which it was represented was managed by the Overseas Aid Department. As the Department expanded it was renamed, becoming the Overseas Division in 1975 and, in 1995, the International Division.


The subseries is divided geographically, where appropriate, and by subject. Within these divisions files are arranged chronologically according to the earliest date in the file.

Titles of files, where available, are given in single quotes.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom