Food and Cash Crops in the British Commonwealth
Reports, memoranda and papers of 63 administrators, relating to their experiences in agriculture and administration in Commonwealth and colonial territories after 1945, with a selection of their printed articles, etc.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 476].
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MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 476
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 1854
Biographical / Historical
The Food and Cash Crops collection comprises material initially donated to the Oxford Development Records Project, which invited former members of the Colonial Agricultural Service to submit a memorandum dealing with their work in the development of food and cash crops after 1945 in the territories in which they served.
The papers are arranged alphabetically by the surname of each contributor.
Other Finding Aids
Listed as no. 582 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996). A handlist is available for consultation in the library reading room.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were donated to the library in 1984.
- Food and Cash Crops in the British Commonwealth
- Paul Davidson
- Language of description