Travel diaries of Godfrey Boyd Shannon
Travel diaries of Godfrey Boyd Shannon, British Deputy High Commissioner in Calcutta, duplicated typescript, with a few manuscript additions, 1953-1955, comprising:
- (fols. 51-57) diary of an official visit to Assam, 15-28 Mar 1953
- (fols. 58-65) diary of an official visit to Orissa, 23 Jan-11 Feb 1955
- Creation: 1953-1955
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7021, fol. 50].
MS. Eng. c. 7021, fols. 50-65
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 15828
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.
Photographs have been removed and placed in MS. Photogr. c. 150, fols. 21-27.
- Travel diaries of Godfrey Boyd Shannon, 1953-1955
- EAD version 2019
- Language of description
- Script of description