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Papers of William H. Potts, Charles H. N. Jackson and Bernard D. Burtt

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The collection mainly consists of papers relating to the work of William Herbert Potts in the Department of Tsetse Research in Shinyanga (includes diaries, correspondence, reports, data, statistics and printed material, 1920s-1950s). Also, letters home (1927-1932) from C.H.N. Jackson, and diaries (1925-1937) of B.D. Burtt.

Dates

  • 1920s-1950s

Extent

18 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS.Afr.s.1869].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS.Afr.s.1869

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 3775

Biographical / Historical

William Herbert Potts: born 1900, entomologist; Charles Herbert Newton Jackson, born 1905, scientist; and Bernard Dearman Burtt, 1902-1938, botanist, all worked at the Department of Tsetse Research in Shinyanga, Tanganyika. Compiled with reference to A Biographical Dictionary of the British Colonial Service 1939-1966 by A.H.M. Kirk-Greene (1991).

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as no. 1108 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Custodial History

Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Development Records Project.
Title
Papers of William H. Potts, Charles H. N. Jackson and Bernard D. Burtt
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom