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Papers of Harry Bernard Cox relating to the Honorable A.C. Nwapa

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MSS.Afr.s.1892

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Papers relating to a visit to the U.K. and Europe by the Honorable A.C. Nwapa (Nigerian Minister of Commerce and Industries) in 1952. Includes itinerary, texts of speeches, minutes of meetings and memoranda.

Dates

  • 1952

Extent

153 ff.

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS.Afr.s.1892

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 1403

Biographical / Historical

Harry Bernard Cox (1906-1989), CBE (1956), was educated at Upholland Grammar School, and Keble College, Oxford.

In 1930 Cox entered the Colonial Administrative Service in Nigeria. He held the posts of Assistant District Officer (1933); District Officer (1940); Administrative Officer (1947); Director of Commerce and Industries (1949); acting Development Secretary (1953-1955); and acting Commissioner for Nigeria (1955). In 1955 he was appointed as Principal Secretary to the Commissioner for Nigeria in the United Kingdom (1955-1958).

Cox was Chairman of John Holt (Nigeria) Limited (1962); Leader of the Westminster Chamber of Commerce Mission to Nigeria (1974); Deputy Chairman of Thomas Wyatt Nigeria Limited (1967-1983); and Consultant for Knight, Frank & Rutley (1967-1983).

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as no. 1318 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Custodial History

Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Development Records Project.
Title
Papers of Harry Bernard Cox relating to the Honorable A.C. Nwapa
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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