Additional papers of Dr. James Clyde Mitchell
The papers comprise: Course and Lecture Notes, 1938-86; Working data and field notes from Copperbelt Study interviews, 1950-5; Working data and research notes 1932-83; and Reports, Papers and Addresses, 1944-81.
Many of the descriptions are based on titles written on the folders which originally contained the papers, now mainly removed.
- Creation: 1932-86
6.3 Linear metres (42 physical shelfmarks)
Language of Materials
Conditions Governing Access
Some material is closed.
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries of Commonwealth and African Studies [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Afr. s. 2486 box 1, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS Afr. s. 2486 Boxes 1-42
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 5637
Academic papers of Dr. James Clyde Mitchell
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.
Most material in each series is arranged chronologically.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by Mrs Jean Mitchell, Feb. 1996 and Mar. 2003.
- Catalogue of additional papers of Dr. James Clyde Mitchell, 1932-86
- Finding aid prepared by Emma Hancox
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