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Photographs relating to the work of Edward Tilt Holmes, with some related papers

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MSS.Afr.s.1996

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Photographs and some official papers relating to work as Agricultural Officer in Sierra Leone and Northern Nigeria.

Dates

  • 1926-1951

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS.Afr.s.1996

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 2445

Biographical / Historical

Edward Tilt Holmes was born in 1903 and educated at Westminster School, and Reading University (diploma in agriculture). His career in the Colonial Service began in 1926 when he was appointed to the post of Agricultural Officer in Nigeria. In 1940 he was promoted to Senior Agricultural Officer and he worked in this capacity in Sierra Leone (from 1940) and in Nigeria (from 1944).

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Listed as no. 1221 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Title
Photographs relating to the work of Edward Tilt Holmes, with some related papers
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
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