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Papers of Elwyn Evans


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Various papers, including scripts, policy documents, photographs, newspaper cuttings, a speech by Margot Evans on their experiences, and copies of the Nigerian Radio Times, 20th century.


  • 20th century


6 files, with loose newspapers

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Afr. s. 2335].
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MSS. Afr. s. 2335

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 1762

Biographical / Historical

Elwyn Evans was Deputy Director, then Director of Programmes for the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation, 1956-1959, having previously worked [for the BBC?] as Senior Features Producer in the Welsh Region and served 'in Muslim countries' during World War Two.

The Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation was set up by the BBC in c1951 in order to implement, on behalf of the federal authorities, a nationwide system of radio broadcasting.

Other Finding Aids

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by Elwyn Evans on 21st November 1997.
Papers of Elwyn Evans
Paul Davidson
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom