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Papers of Donald H. Laycock

 Single Item
MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 476 (24)

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Detailed memorandum on service in tea research stations, 1947-1978.


  • Creation: [1980s]


51 ff.

Language of Materials

  • English

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MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 476 (24)

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 2876

Biographical / Historical

Donald H. Laycock, MBE (fl 1922-1978), worked in Nyasaland as Agricultural Officer from 1945, Tea Research Officer from 1955, Director, Tea Research Stations, 1958-1965; in India as Director, Tea Research, 1965-1971; and as Director, Tea Research Stations of East Africa, 1971-1978.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 582 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996). A handlist is available for consultation in the library reading room.

Custodial History

The Food and Cash Crops collection comprises material initially donated to the Oxford Development Records Project, which invited former members of the Colonial Agricultural Service to submit a memorandum dealing with their work in the development of food and cash crops after 1945 in the territories in which they served.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library as part of the collection, Food and Cash Crops in 1984.

Related Materials

Other memoranda, etc. in the Food and Cash Crops collection (MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 476).

Papers of Donald H. Laycock
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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