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Papers of G.A. Herklots

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MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 356

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Two posters and one original drawing promoting the British War Organization Fund in Hong Kong, [1939-1941].

Dates

  • [1939-1941]

Extent

3 items

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS. Ind. Ocn. s. 356

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 2345

Biographical / Historical

G.A.C. Herklots (1902-86), CBE (1961) was educated at Trent College, Derbyshire, Leeds University and Trinity Hall, Cambridge. He was made Secretary for Development, Hong Kong, 1946, Secretary for Colonial Agricultural Res[ources] and Secretary of the Committee for Colonial Agriculture, Animal Health and For[estry] Res[ources], Colonial Office, 1948. He served as Principal, I.C.T.A., from 1953.

Other Finding Aids

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

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by Jeremy Herklots on 9th December 1998.

Separated Materials

Photographs of Tang Yin Wei's plant drawings and three books by Herklots on Hong Kong trees and vegetables were sent to the University's Department of Plant Sciences, a book and offprint on fish to the Radcliffe Science Library.
Title
Papers of G.A. Herklots
Status
Completed
Author
Paul Davidson
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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