Papers of Dr. Joseph Smartt
Memorandum on service, 1954-1962, with related annual reports, articles, lectures, papers and notes, [?1980s].
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 476 (43)].
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MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 476 (43)
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 4240
Biographical / Historical
Dr. Joseph Smartt (fl 1954-1962) worked as a plant breeder (Scientific Officer and Senior Scientific Officer) in Northern Rhodesia between 1954 and 1962.
Other Finding Aids
Listed as no. 582 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996). A handlist is available for consultation in the library reading room.
The Food and Cash Crops collection comprises material initially donated to the Oxford Development Records Project, which invited former members of the Colonial Agricultural Service to submit a memorandum dealing with their work in the development of food and cash crops after 1945 in the territories in which they served.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were donated to the library as part of the collection, Food and Cash Crops in 1984.
- Papers of Dr. Joseph Smartt
- Paul Davidson
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