Papers of Donald H. Laycock
Detailed memorandum on service in tea research stations, 1947-1978.
- Creation: [1980s]
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 476 (24)].
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.
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.
- Papers of Donald H. Laycock
- Paul Davidson
- Language of description
- Script of description