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Papers of E. James Coode


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Reports, memoranda, letters and diaries, 1928-1979 relating to service in the Gilbert and Ellice Islands, 1940-1943, Fiji, 1943-1959 and Tonga, 1959-1965, and after retirement.


  • Creation: 1928-1979


2 boxes

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Pac. s. 112].

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MSS. Pac. s. 112

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 1336

Biographical / Historical

E.James Coode, OBE (fl 1918-1979) worked as an administrative officer in the Gilbert and Ellice Islands, 1940-1943 and Fiji, 1943-1959. From 1959-1965 he served as British Commissioner and Consul, Tonga.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 758 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by E.J. Coode in 1985. The majority of the printed material donated was transferred to the library's printed collection.

Papers of E. James Coode
Paul Davidson
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom