Natal Sugar Commission Papers
Collection, part of a project on the Natal sugar industry, comprising photocopies of documents with box of related microfilms and microfiches. The documents include papers of the Indian Immigration Commission, records of plantations, estates and individual businesses, printed works, and reports, statistics and other papers on labour, agriculture and other related subjects. The originals are dated 1847-1979, though much of the printed material is undated.
- 20th century
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Afr. s. 2295].
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MSS. Afr. s. 2295
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 3436
Biographical / Historical
These papers comprise the outcome of a research project into the Natal sugar industry, by a group of researchers at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford, funded by the Social Science Research Council.
Other Finding Aids
The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were donated to the library by Dr. Stanley Trapido, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, in July 1985.
- Natal Sugar Commission Papers
- Paul Davidson
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