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Correspondence and personal papers, 1940-2010

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MSS. Brit .Emp s. 602/1

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Folder 1

Correspondence 31 Aug 1946-10 Dec 1981, n.d.

  1. Correspondence of Margaret Reardon neƩ Chapman with parents, 31 Aug 1946-14 Sep 1946
  2. Transcription and translation of letter to Patrick William Reardon, 7 May 1950
  3. Correspondence regarding Botswana, 17 Dec 1962-4 Aug 1980, n.d.
  4. Correspondence regarding Patrick Reardon's death, 21 Sept 1981-10 Dec 1981, n.d.
Folder 2

Personal documents 30 Aug 1950-31 Dec 1981

  1. Birth certificate of Timothy John Reardon, 30 Aug 1950 (photocopy)
  2. Identity cards of Margaret Reardon, 7 Feb 1953-1 Jun 1961
  3. Driving licences and certificates of competence of Patrick Reardon, 17 Aug 1953-31 Dec 1981
  4. Driving licence and certificate of competence of Margaret Reardon, 24 Jun 1955-9 May 1961
  5. Residence permit of Patrick Reardon, 23 Mar 1962
  6. Residence permit of Margaret Reardon, 23 Mar 1962
Folder 3

Papers relating to Patrick Reardon's postings 26 Jul 1940-21 Apr 2008, n.d.

  1. References and personal statements, 26 Jul 1940-3 Feb 1971, n.d.
  2. Application for appointment to the Colonial Service, 1952
  3. Termination of employment and letter relating to, 9 Jun 1952-24 Sep 1952
  4. Letter of appointment as District Officer (Cadet) in the Colonial Administrative Service, 5 Aug 1953
  5. Offer of transfer to Bechuanaland Protectorate and travel arrangements, 12 Oct 1960-1 Dec 1960
  6. Circular and telegrams announcing promotion to Permanent Secretary, 5 Feb 1965-6 Feb 1965
  7. Adminstrative correspondence relating to appointment as Governor Designate of the British Virgin Islands, 3 Jun 1981-14 Sep 1981
  8. Correspondence relating to posting history, 21 Apr 2008
Folder 4

Papers relating to 19th Independence Anniversary of Eritrea 30 Apr 2010-16 Aug 2010

  1. Invitation to Independence Day event, May 2010
  2. Slide description and notes (2 copies), May 2010
  3. Statements and speeches, 9 May 2010-24 May 2010
  4. Independence Day programme (2 copies, one with notes), 24 May 2010
  5. Correspondence with the Eritrean Ambassador T. Gerhatu, 30 Apr 2010-16 Aug 2010
Folder 5

Pamphlets and leaflets 28 Jun 1941-2010

  1. Memorandum on direct taxes, agricultural dues and tributes of native tribes in Eritrea., 28 Jun 1941
  2. Occupied Enemy Territory Administration. Eritrea. Deliberation of the Mayor of Cheren, 27 May 1942
  3. Field Service Copy Book 1938, 1943-1944
  4. Government of Eritrea. Events in connection with the visit of Their Imperial Majesties, the Emperor and Empress of Ethiopia to Eritrea from 4th to 15th October 1952.
  5. Gilbert Islands Information, May 1976
  6. Pamphlets and covering letter from Botswana National Archives & Records Services, 2005-2010
Folder 6

Circulars, news cuttings and news sections 20 Nov 1950-7 18 Nov 1976, n.d.

  1. Eritrean Daily News, 20 Nov 1950
  2. Extracts from government press circulars on events involving Patrick Reardon, 1965-1966
  3. Mafeking Mail and Botswana Guardian, no. 8955 (including special souvenir supplement), 7 Oct 1966
  4. Atoll Pioneer, no. 220, 18 Nov 1976
  5. news cutting, n.d.
Folder 7

Ephemera 1945-23 Sep 1981, n.d.

  1. Map of Asmara, 1945
  2. Invitations and calling cards, 26 Jul 1959-3 Oct 1966, n.d.
  3. Order of memorial service for Patrick Reardon, 23 Sep 1981
  4. Christmas cards, n.d.
  5. Hand drawn map of 'Our territory' Tessenei District by Margaret Reardon, n.d.
  6. Typewritten summary of Gilbert Islands transition to self-government, n.d.

Dates

  • 1940-2010

Extent

1 box (7 folders)

Shelfmark

MSS. Brit .Emp s. 602/1

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom