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Travel diaries of Godfrey Boyd Shannon

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MS. Eng. c. 7021, fols. 50-65

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Travel diaries of Godfrey Boyd Shannon, British Deputy High Commissioner in Calcutta, duplicated typescript, with a few manuscript additions, 1953-1955, comprising:
  1. (fols. 51-57) diary of an official visit to Assam, 15-28 Mar 1953
  2. (fols. 58-65) diary of an official visit to Orissa, 23 Jan-11 Feb 1955

Dates

  • 1953-1955

Extent

16 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7021, fol. 50].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 7021, fols. 50-65

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15828

Overview

Travel diaries of Godfrey Boyd Shannon, 1953-1955.

Biographical / Historical

Godfrey Boyd Shannon (1907-1989) was educated at St. John's College, Cambridge. He was the United Kingdom's Deputy High Commissioner in Calcutta, 1952-1956.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by G.B. Shannon through Professor Robinson, 1978 and reserved from use until 1990.

Related Materials

See also the papers of Godfrey Boyd Shannon, 1931-1959, MSS. Eng. lett. c. 487-488, Eng. misc. c. 735-736.

Separated Materials

Photographs have been removed and placed in MS. Photogr. c. 150, fols. 21-27.
Title
Travel diaries of Godfrey Boyd Shannon, 1953-1955
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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