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Papers of Dr. James Clyde Mitchell

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The papers comprise: Official correspondence and minutes of meetings relating to administration of the Rhodes Livingstone Institute, 1946-55; Correspondence with other members of the R.L.I. 1946-61; Research papers and reports on work carried out at the R.L.I., 1933-61; Field notes and working papers on research among the Yao people in Nyasaland, 1944-9; Field notes on research among the Yao, 1946-52; Research papers and field notes on surveys carried out in Northern Rhodesia, 1934-76 and; Research notes on a survey carried out by Mitchell in Southern Rhodesia, 1957-60.

Dates

  • 1933-76

Extent

3.75 Linear metres (28 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Africa s. 1998 box 1, fols. 1-2]
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. Afr. s. 1998 boxes 1-28

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 3315

Overview

Academic Papers of Dr. James Clyde Mitchell (1918-95)

Biographical / Historical

Dr. James Clyde Mitchell (1918-95) was Director of the Rhodes Livingstone Institute (1952-5), Professor of African Studies and Sociology at the University College of Rhodesia and Nyasaland (1955-65), Professor of Urban Studies at the University of Manchester (1966-73) and Fellow of Nuffield College Oxford (1973-85). For more information see Who Was Who.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated by Dr James Clyde Mitchell.
Title
Catalogue of the papers of Dr. James Clyde Mitchell, 1934-76
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2011
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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