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Photographs and memoirs of Stanley William Joslin

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MSS.Afr.s.1862

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Collection of photographs relating to Joslin's service with No. 2 Colonial Survey Section, Royal Engineers, in Nigeria, 1926-1928; and to a visit to Sumatra in 1938; also curriculum vitae and brief memoirs of service in Nigeria (reproduced from typescript).

Dates

  • 1926-1938

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS.Afr.s.1862

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 2677

Biographical / Historical

Major General Stanley William Joslin (1899-1982) was educated at Hackney Downs School; the Royal Military Academy Woolwich; and Downing College, Cambridge.

In 1918, Joslin accepted a commission in the Royal Engineers; he transferred to the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers in 1943. He served in Germany (1918-1919), India (1920-1923), Nigeria (1926-1928), Singapore (1937-1939), World War II (1939-1945) and North West Europe (1944-1949), and attained the rank of Major General in 1950.

Joslin was appointed director of mechanical engineering at the War Office in 1950, joined the UK Atomic Energy Authority in 1954, and was appointed Chief Inspector of Nuclear Installations at the Ministry of Power in 1959 (to 1964). He was awarded the CBE (1950), CB (1951) and MBE (1936).

Other Finding Aids

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Listed as no.1351 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Title
Photographs and memoirs of Stanley William Joslin
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom