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Papers of Robert Ogle Barnes

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Notes, lectures and reports about soil and water conservation in Kenya, South Africa, Basutoland and Mauritius. Typescript and photocopies.

Dates

  • 1938-1961

Extent

2 Volumes

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Brit. Emp. t. 1].
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MSS. Brit. Emp. t. 1

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 621

Biographical / Historical

Robert Ogle Barnes, OBE (1961), was born in 1895 and educated at Repton School. Between 1937 and 1960 he worked for the Colonial Service in Kenya as a Soil Engineer, later becoming Senior Soil Conservation Engineer.

Other Finding Aids

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

Listed as nos. 117, 717 and 773 in Manuscript Collections of Africana in Rhodes House Library, Oxford, compiled by Louis B. Frewer (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1968) and as no. 131 in Manuscript Collections (excluding Africana) in Rhodes House Library, Oxford, compiled by Louis B. Frewer (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1970).
Title
Papers of Robert Ogle Barnes
Status
Completed
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom