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Anecdotes about colonial life in Nigeria collected by Michael C. Atkinson

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MSS.Afr.s.2065

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Humorous anecdotes and tales of colonial life in Nigeria, ca.1910-1950, collected and edited by M.C. Atkinson. Typescript.

Dates

  • [ca. 1910-1950]

Extent

2 Volumes

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS.Afr.s.2065

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 508

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).

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Listed as no. 1282 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Handed to Rhodes house, November 1983
Title
Anecdotes about colonial life in Nigeria collected by Michael C. Atkinson
Status
Completed
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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