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Letters from Anthony Arthur Shillingford, with related papers

Letters from Shillingford written home to his wife from Northern Nigeria, as an education officer, with related papers.
Extents: 22 boxes
Dates: 1924-1964

Papers of Alfred Richard Allen and the Central Africa Historical Association

Letters, memoranda, notes and pamphlets produced by the Central Africa Historical Association, with other papers, relating to service as education officer in Nigeria and Malawi, finishing as Principal of the Federal Government College in Jos.
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: 1950-1977
Single Item

Papers of A.R. Allen

Papers relating to education in Nigeria, mainly 1950s-1960s, including official papers, articles, reports and correspondence on various mainly Nigeria-related topics.
Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2233
Extents: 1 file
Dates: 20th century

Papers of Edward Harland Duckworth

Papers of Edward Harland Duckworth relating to his time in Nigeria from 1930 to 1953. His first concern, as Inspector of Education, was the development of science and technical education; he was also founder and editor ot the magazine Nigeria and fought for the recognition of Nigerian arts and crafts, the establishment of museums and the preservation of "antiquities", and perhaps above all for a wider concept of education.
Extents: 3.0 Linear metres (18 boxes)
Dates: 1930-1970

Papers of Eric Laidley Mort

Journals of two Trans-Sahara journeys from Nigeria to England, 1933 and 1936, as superintendent of education in Nigeria; with related reports, itineraries, maps and printed material, and 12 albums of photographs relating to service in education in Nigeria 1914-1937.
Extents: 2 boxes, 6 volumes
Dates: 1914-1937

Papers of Fergus Wilson

Papers of Fergus Brunswick Wilson, 1908 - 1999
Extents: 0.37 Linear metres (3 boxes)
Dates: 1944-c. 1998
Single Item

Papers of Francis Dennis Hibbert relating to Nigeria and Nigerian schools

Articles and lectures on schools in Nigeria, and on Nigeria in general, as a former Education Officer. Typescript.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1960
Extents: 17 Leaves
Dates: [ca. 1973]
Single Item

Papers of G. Norman Herington

Correspondence, memoranda, texts of lectures, reports, photographs and press cuttings, as Agricultural Education Officer in Nigeria, 1951-1965; with typescript account of the work: Rural education for Nigerian Teachers, 1929 to 1961.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1779
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1951-1965

Papers of Robert Hepburn Wright

Letters written to parents from northern Nigeria, 1938-1939 Letters and diary extracts on journey out via Egypt and then from Cyprus, as Administrative Officer and Private Secretary to the island's Governor, 1942-[1964]; letters written on service with the R.A.F., 1943-1946 Letters to father from northern Nigeria, 1946-1951 Bound volumes of transcripts of letters…
Extents: 5 boxes
Dates: [1936-1964]

Papers of Thomas Keith Mitchell

Correspondence, courses, reports, handing-over notes, building specifications, plans, etc., as senior inspector of education (technical), 1953-1963.
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: 1953-1963

Primary and Secondary Education in Six Selected African Territories

Memoranda, correspondence, diaries, etc. relating to primary, secondary and teacher education in the Gold Coast/Ghana, Northern Nigeria, Northern Rhodesia/Zambia, Nyasaland/Malawi, Tanganyika/Tanzania and Uganda, [1928-1984].
Extents: 50 boxes
Dates: [1928-1984]
Single Item

Thesis by Alfred Richard Allen with related papers

"The development of post-primary education in Northern Nigeria, 1916-1960": typescript thesis (London, 1969), with related correspondence; handing-over notes as Education Officer in Nigeria and Nyasaland (1951-1961); official correspondence and printed material relating to appointment and colonial service (1949-1960).
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1700
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1949-1969

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Africa, West -- History 1
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Education -- Malawi -- Bibliography 1
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Great Britain. Colonial Office -- Biography 1
Legends -- Northern Nigeria 1