Papers of Derrick Robinson relating to British-Rhodesian affairs
Papers of Derrick Robinson relating to his career, visits to Rhodesia by Harold Macmillan and Harold Wilson, the HMS Fearless talks and photographs.
- Creation: 1960-1987
0.45 Linear metres (3 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 5742/1, file 1, folio 1].
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Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 5742
Papers of Derrick Robinson relating to British-Rhodesian affairs, 1960-1987.
Biographical / Historical
Derrick Robinson served in the British South Africa Police Force from 1947 until 1975, retiring with the rank of Senior Assistant Commissioner. He was appointed Deputy Director-General of the Rhodesian Central Intelligence Organisation in 1975 and Director-General in 1981, retiring in 1983. He died in 1992.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were donated to the Bodleian Library by the Honorary Secretary of the British South Africa Police Regimental Association (UK Branch) in 1995.
- Catalogue of the Papers of Derrick Robinson relating to British-Rhodesian Affairs
- Lucy McCann
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