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Memoirs, 1983-2010 and n.d. [1980s-early 2000s]

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MS. Oxfam DON/2/3

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Comprises:
  1. 'A Miscellany of Memories' by Frank Carter, 1983, with covering letter, 1984. Two copies, one with corrections and annotations - it is unclear whether these are by Frank Carter. Frank Carter was Oxfam's Travelling Appeals Organiser from 1952.
  2. 'Two Brothers. A Milford Memoir 1895-1935' by T.R. Milford, with a prologue by C.S. Milford, 1986
  3. 'Traveller in the Third World' by Bernard Llewellyn, typescript, 1988, and correspondence with publishers, 1988-1993. The manuscript was not published.
  4. 'Early Memories of Oxfam - A Tribute' by Priscilla Tolkien, Sep 1991, and a transcript of a talk given by Priscilla Tolkien at Oxfam House to celebrate the Tolkien Trust's support of Oxfam on 8 Oct 2010. Priscilla Tolkien, daughter of author J.R.R. Tolkien, volunteered for the Oxford Committee for Famine Relief in the 1940s.
  5. extract from 'The Arrowmakers: A History of the Fletchers of Staffordshire' by Henry Fletcher, [Oxfam Deputy Director 1960-1966, Executive Director of Oxfam Canada 1966-1971], n.d. [late 1990s-early 2000s]
  6. 'Not for Nothing. Oxfam shops as seen by those who worked there', a selection of stories and anecdotes from Oxfam shop staff and volunteers, compiled and illustrated by Leslie Durham, [General Assistant 1956-1959, Gift Shop Manager and Assistant Manager 1959-1987, Shops Trading Manager 1987-1994], 2008
  7. extracts from 'Reminiscences' by Chris Barber, with covering correspondence with the Oxfam Archivist, 2008 and n.d. [1980s-2008] (= Closed).

Dates

  • 1983-2010 and n.d. [1980s-early 2000s]

Extent

1 box (7 files)

Conditions Governing Access

Some material is closed.

Shelfmark

MS. Oxfam DON/2/3

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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