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Papers of Ernest Knew


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Comprises notes on Knew's career, reports and textbooks.


  • Creation: 1955-1972


0.36 Linear metres (1 box)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 4697, fols. 1-2].

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MSS. Eng. c. 4697-4698

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15335-4


Papers of Ernest Knew (1908-2003), United Nations Official

Biographical / Historical

Ernest Knew (1908-2003) was educated at the Worshipful Company of Leathersellers' Technical College. He worked for the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in Sudan as a Hides and Skins Specialist, and served as a United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) Adviser and Project Manager in Fiji on the development of a leather industry.


The papers of Ernest Knew were previously catalogued as part of the Archive of the United Nations Career Records Project, but the decision was taken to separate them to form a collection on their own. The shelfmarks and the order in which they were originally catalogued have been maintained.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The material was collected via the United Nations Career Records Project, 1989-1992.

Catalogue of the Papers of Ernest Knew
Original catalogue by Martin Jennings, edited and revised by M. Webb. New version created by Francesca Alves
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First edition

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom