Skip to main content

Papers of Hedley Herbert Marshall

 Single Item
MSS. Afr. s. 2246

  • How to
Papers of Hedley Herbert Marshall, 20th century, relating to legislative suggestions arising from the revision of the laws, 1958-1962, Northern Region of Nigeria.


  • 20th century


1 file

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Afr. s. 2246].
Please see our help page for further guidance on citing archives and manuscripts.


MSS. Afr. s. 2246

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 3144

Biographical / Historical

Hedley Herbert Marshall (b 1909), CMG (1959), QC (Nig.), was educated at Dulwich College and London University, becoming a barrister-at-law, then undertaking military service, 1940-1946 (Major). He became Assistant Administrator-General, Nigeria, 1946, Crown Counsel, 1950, Senior, 1951, Legal Secretary, Northern Region, 1952, Attorney-General, 1954, and Director, Public Prosecution, 1959.

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were transferred to the library by Marshall.

Related Materials

Correspondence, drafts, memoranda and notes dealing with a revision of the laws of the Northern Region of Nigeria, 1955-1964; correspondence, judgements and reports on homicide in Northern Nigeria, 1956-1962, as Attorney-General (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1816); intelligence report on Ika, Obong village group, Omuma area, Itu people, Kalabari clan, etc., 1932-1945 (ref. MSS. s. 413); papers relating to the British-Nigeria Association, 1965-1982 (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1911). The library also holds a tape and transcript of an interview as Attorney-General, Northern Nigeria, 1954-1962, and as member of the House of Assembly, House of Chiefs and Executive Council, 1951-1962.
Papers of Hedley Herbert Marshall
Paul Davidson
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom