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Memoirs of Michael C. Atkinson

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MSS.Afr.s.1836

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"The bush out of my soul: two decades in Western Nigeria": memoirs of Michael C. Atkinson relating to his service as an Administrative Officer, 1939-1959. Typescript.

Dates

  • 1939-1959

Extent

168 ff.

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS.Afr.s.1836

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 507

Biographical / Historical

Michael C. Atkinson (OBE) was born in 1917 and educated at Brighton College, and Worcester College, Oxford. In 1939 he entered the Colonial Administrative Service as a cadet. He was posted to Nigeria where he later held the posts of Administrative Officer, class II, in Western Nigeria (1954); Administrative Officer, class I (1957); and Administrative Officer, staff grade (1957-1959).

Other Finding Aids

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Listed as no. 1281 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
Memoirs of Michael C. Atkinson
Status
Completed
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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