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Papers of Robin Martin

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MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 514

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Reminiscences of service in the Palestine Police Force, 1936-1948, and in the Nyasaland Police Force, 1949-1964.


  • 1936-1964


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English

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MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 514

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 3157

Biographical / Historical

Robin H. Martin (b 1914) served in the Police Force in Palestine, 1936-1948 and in Nyasaland, where he was Assistant Inspector from 1949, Inspector from 1951, Assistant Superintendant from 1953, and Superintendant, 1958-1964.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 600 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers relating to Palestinian service were donated to the library by S.R. Denny, with the author's consent, in January 1986.

The papers relating to service in Nyasaland were donated to the library by S.R. Denny, with the author's consent, in July 1986, and added to the collection.
Papers of Robin Martin
Paul Davidson
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Repository Details

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Weston Library
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