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Papers of Dr. Humphrey Silvester Evans


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Diaries relating to service as Medical Officer in Fiji (ca. 1920-1942), with earlier and later diaries (1902-1963), and correspondence between Evans and his fiancee, later his wife (Phyllis Wheeler), before and during military service in the First World War.


  • Creation: 1902-1963


16 boxes

Language of Materials

  • English

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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 504].

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MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 504

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 1764

Biographical / Historical

After military service (1913-1920), during which he served in England, Egypt, France and Flanders, Humphrey Silvester Evans entered the Colonial Medical Service as a Medical Officer serving in Fiji, the Far East, England and Australia.

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Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom