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Collecting diaries and lists of acquisitions for the Nigerian Museums, 1960-1962

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MSS. Afr. s. 2535/2

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Philip Allison's diaries of collecting trips on behalf of the Nigerian Museums with lists of items acquired and prices paid. The diaries include information on the history of items, how they they were made and some sketches.
  1. I. 30 Jan-31 Mar 1960
  2. II. 1 Apr-22 May 1960
  3. III. 23 May-8 Jul 1960
  4. IV. 9 Jul-24 Sep 1960
  5. V. 24 Sep-9 Nov 1960
  6. VI. 9 Nov-14 Dec 1960
  7. VII. 15 Dec 1960-9 Feb 1961
  8. VIII. 9 Feb-20 Mar 1960. Includes 'Catalogue of the Carved Stones in the Ikom and Obana Division of Ogoja Province' continued from small black notebook.
  9. IX. 20 Mar-7 Apr 1961 and 8 Sep-14 Oct 1961, including a visit to London in April 1961.
  10. X. 14 Oct-19 Nov 1961
  11. XI. 19 Nov-13 Dec 1961
  12. XII. 13 Dec 1961-18 Jan 1962, with annotated typescript 'Order of Festivals' on loose sheets relating to diary entries of 17-27 Dec 1961
  13. XIII. 18 Jan-21 Feb 1962
  14. XIV. 23 Feb-26 Apr 1962
  15. XV. 27 Apr-19 Jun 1962 with short diary entries up to 1966. Also includes a record of birds seen and an index to the diaries.

Dates

  • 1960-1962

Extent

1 box

Shelfmark

MSS. Afr. s. 2535/2

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom