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Anthropological papers, 1919-1964


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Comprises unfoliated printed items:
  1. [Item 1] Eleven pages from West Africa with (a) an account of a dinner in honour of Sir Frederick Lugard, and (2) an article and correspondence on the spirit trade in West Africa, 29 Mar, 5 Apr 1919
  2. [Items 2, 2a] The Clash of Colour - a study in the problem of race, by Basil Matthews (176 pages), and a copy of a letter dated 27 Jul 1924 from Hubert Mathews to the author, his brother, with criticisms and comments (see also 1/13), 1924, 1926
  3. [Item 3] Cutting from the Lagos Daily Times with an article entitled 'West Africa as I saw it'. A note added in Mathews's hand suggests that the author may be Major Ruxton, a former Lieutenant-Governor of the Southern Provinces, 15 Nov 1929
  4. [Items 4, 4a] Nigerian Dinner Club: menu card for a luncheon held at the Savoy Hotel, London, with Mr. G.J.F. Tomlinson in the chair, and a list of guests, 15 Oct 1930
  5. [Items 5, 5a] The Maitland-Bigelow Letters, by Warren O. Ault, reprinted from the Boston University Law Review, vol. XXXVIII, no. 3, and a letter dated 25 Jul 1959 from the author to Mathews, 1957-1959
  6. [Item 6] Catalogue of the Kaduna Exhibition, with a foreword by Alhaji Sir Ahmadu Bello, Premier of the Northern Region, 1959
  7. [Items 7, 8] The City of Oxford High School Magazine, vol. LVI, no. 180, and vol. LVII, no. 182. The first number has a note (pp.33-34) on Mathews's career, with photograph; the second, an obituary notice (p. 14), Mar, Dec 1964


  • 1919-1964


1 folder

Language of Materials

  • English


MSS. Afr. s. 783 box 3, file 7

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom