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Photographs relating to the work of Terence Francis Gethin Hopkins

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MSS.Afr.s.1665

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Photographs of Nigeria and Gambia, some captioned, relating to colonial administrative service in West Africa (mostly from the 1930s).

Dates

  • 1926-1930s

Extent

489 items

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS.Afr.s.1665

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 2470

Biographical / Historical

Terence Francis Gethin Hopkins was born in 1902 and educated at Epsom College and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. He accepted a commission in the Gloucestershire regiment in 1922, and in 1926 was seconded to the Gold Coast regiment of the Royal West African Frontier Force (1926-1929).

In 1930, Hopkins entered the Colonial Administrative Service as a cadet in Nigeria. After spending the years 1935 to 1939 on secondment to Gambia, he returned to Nigeria, becoming Senior District Officer in 1949, and Resident of Northern Nigeria in 1955 (-1958).

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Listed as no. 1223 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Title
Photographs relating to the work of Terence Francis Gethin Hopkins
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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