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Papers of A. G. Boorman

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Papers relating to his service in the Public Works Department, Nigeria, including memoranda, correspondence, calculations, handing-over notes and reports.

Dates

  • 1930-1960

Extent

2 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS.Afr.s.1785].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS.Afr.s.1785

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 830

Biographical / Historical

A. G. Boorman was born in 1905 and educated at the Royal Grammar School in High Wycombe, City and Guilds College, and the University of London.

His career as an engineer in the Public Works Department in Nigeria began in 1929 when he was appointed to the post of Assistant Engineer. He later held the posts of Exec[utive] Engineer (1938), Senior Engineer (1947), and Chief Engineer (1951).

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as no. 1292 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquisition information unknown.
Title
Papers of A. G. Boorman
Status
Completed
Author
Marion Lowman
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom