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Papers of D. Anthony T. Thain

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MSS.Afr.s.1871

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Reports, memoranda, texts of speeches, lecture notes, etc., relating to service as a District Officer in Northern Nigeria and as lecturer at the Institute of Administration, Local Government Wing, Zaria, 1949-1962.

Dates

  • 1949-1962

Extent

1 box

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

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Shelfmark:

MSS.Afr.s.1871

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 4526

Biographical / Historical

D. Anthony T. Thain, MBE (1963), was born in 1921 and educated at Nether Edge Grammar School in Sheffield; Latymer Upper School; and King's College, Cambridge. He was on military service during 1940 to 1945 (attaining the rank of captain) and in 1949 entered the Colonial Administrative Service in Northern Nigeria.

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room and a handlist is also available for this collection.

Listed as no. 1412 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Custodial History

Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Development Records Project.
Title
Papers of D. Anthony T. Thain
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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