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Anecdotes about colonial life in Nigeria collected by Michael C. Atkinson

Humorous anecdotes and tales of colonial life in Nigeria, ca.1910-1950, collected and edited by M.C. Atkinson. Typescript.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.2065
Extents: 2 Volumes
Dates: [ca. 1910-1950]
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Autobiography of Albert Francis B. Bridges

"So we used to do": autobiography by Bridges relating to his colonial service in Nigeria, 1921-1949, with associated photographs. Typescript.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1881
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1921-1949
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Correspondence of Hugh Middleton Brice-Smith

Letters home from Nigeria, 1901-1919, with other miscellaneous correspondence, 1933-1966.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1845
Extents: 97 ff.
Dates: 1901-1919, 1933-1966
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Farewell letters to Albert Francis B. Bridges

Farewell letters written by Chiefs and staff to Bridges when he left various stations in Nigeria as an Administrative Officer, and after his retirement (1934-1951).
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1965
Extents: 6 ff.
Dates: 1934-1951
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Interview with Sir John Stuart Macpherson

Tape and transcript of an interview, 1968, on his career in the Colonial Service in: Malaya (1921-1937); Palestine (1939-1943); the West Indies (1943-1947), and as Governor and Governor-General of Nigeria (1948-1955).
Shelfmark: MSS.Brit.Emp.s.487
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1968
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Memoirs of John Brayne-Baker

Memoirs and text of talks on experiences in the Colonial Administrative Service in Nigeria and the British Cameroons, 1928-1956.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1926
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1928-1956
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Memoirs of Michael C. Atkinson

"The bush out of my soul: two decades in Western Nigeria": memoirs of Michael C. Atkinson relating to his service as an Administrative Officer, 1939-1959. Typescript.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1836
Extents: 168 ff.
Dates: 1939-1959
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Papers of Algar R.W. Robertson

Correspondence, tour diaries etc. relating to service in the Gold Cost, British Guiana, Fiji, Trinidad and Tobago, Nigeria.
Extents: 14 volumes and files (5 boxes)
Dates: 1929-1956
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Papers of Harry Bernard Cox

Reports, notes and correspondence relating to colonial administrative service in Nigeria: Abakaliki (1933), Ilestra (1941), Ibadan (1943), and in the Department of Commerce and Industries (1950-1952).
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1907
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1933-1952
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Papers of Harry Bernard Cox relating to the Honorable A.C. Nwapa

Papers relating to a visit to the U.K. and Europe by the Honorable A.C. Nwapa (Nigerian Minister of Commerce and Industries) in 1952. Includes itinerary, texts of speeches, minutes of meetings and memoranda.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1892
Extents: 153 ff.
Dates: 1952
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Papers of Herbert Collingwood A. Bryant

Correspondence, reports, memoranda, etc., relating to Colonial Administrative Service in Nigeria and the Cameroons (1935-1945); and in the Western Pacific High Commission (1946-1951), including notes on the history, customs, commerce and development of the Western Pacific High Commission territories.
Shelfmark: MSS.Brit.Emp.s.448
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1935-1951
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Papers of Hubert Childs

Journals of tours of administrative service in Nigeria and Cameroon (1932-1948). Also, reports and papers relating to service in Nigeria (1933-1935), Sierra Leone (1950-1956), and Southern Cameroon (1960-1961).
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: 1932-1961
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Papers of Ivor F.W. Schofield

Correspondence, reports, photographs, cinefilms, etc., relating to administrative service in Nigeria, and to work as Income Tax Adviser to the Government in Gambia.
Extents: 11 boxes
Dates: 1927-1970
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Papers of John William H. O'Regan

First file contains letters from O'Regan to his mother and brother, rough diaries and papers relating to O'Regan's own career. Second file includes correspondence with Sir Andrew Caldecott and Ian Wallace and relates to the Colonial Service in general, especially in territories on the verge of self-government - Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), Jamaica and Nigeria.
Extents: 2 files (2 boxes)
Dates: 1935-1962
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Papers of Robert Bernard Brooks

Papers as Resident in Calabar Province, Nigeria, including reports on the history of Native Administration, on Owerri Province, native court reports and intelligence reports on the Cameroons campaign (1914-1915).
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1873
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1914-1932
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Papers of Sir Gordon James Lethem

The collection covers all periods of Lethem's career except the time he spent in the Seychelles. The bulk of the material relates to his time spent in Nigeria. Included is correspondence; reports, and papers connected with them; some diaries; a number of papers in Arabic; printed books, pamphlets and newspapers; and minutes and opinions on subjects of particular interest to the Governments of Nigeria or British Guiana.
Extents: 22 boxes
Dates: 1914-1946
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Papers of Sir John Dalzell Rankine

File on constitutional reform in Zanzibar (1952-1954), while British Resident, and 10 files as Governor of Western Region, Nigeria (1954-1960), including regular despatches to the Colonial Office and personal correspondence about pensions etc.
Extents: 3 boxes (10 files and loose correspondence)
Dates: 1952-1962
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Papers of Sir Selwyn Macgregor Grier

The collection mainly covers the years Grier was in Nigeria, and mostly consists of family letters from Grier to his mother and to his sister "Dorothy" (Mary Lynda Dorothea Grier) who was Principal of Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, from 1921-1945. There is also a file of papers relating to Nigera and an album of photographs (mostly dated 1911).
Extents: 4 boxes
Dates: 1884-1957 (bulk 1905-1925)
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Photograph Albums belonging to Stanhope White

Five captioned photograph albums (1936-1954) spanning the whole of White's career from a Cadet at Cambridge University to his work as a District Officer and, later, Head of Commerce and Industries in Northern Region, Nigeria, and including a trip to the Sudan. Also included are associated papers, pamphlets, articles, literary correspondence and presscuttings, mostly to do with agriculture and commerce. The five photograph albums provide a pictorial counterpart to …
Extents: 4 boxes
Dates: 1936-1954
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Reminiscences of Rosemary Hollis

"Life as a District Officer's wife in Northern Nigeria, 1951-1959", by Rosemary Hollis. Typescript.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.r.198
Extents: 1 volume
Dates: 1951-1959

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Nigeria -- Officials and employees 21
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Cameroon -- Officials and employees 3
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19th century 1
Agricultural industries -- Nigeria 1
Boki (African people) 1
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Colonial administrator -- Nigeria 1
Colonial administrators -- Africa 1
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Indexed names
Atkinson | Michael C | b 1917 | Colonial Administrator 2
Bridges | Albert Francis B | fl 1921-1949 | Colonial Administrator 2
Cox | Harry Bernard | 1906-1989 | Colonial Administrator 2
Robertson | Algar Ronald | 1902-1975 | Colonial Administrator 2
Best | Oswald Herbert | fl 1920-1930 | Colonial Administrator 1
Brayne-Baker | John | 1905-1997 | Colonial Administrator 1
Brice-Smith | Hugh Middleton | b 1884 | Colonial Administrator 1
Brooks | Robert Bernard | fl 1914-1932 | Colonial Administrator 1
Bryant | Herbert Collingwood A | b 1908 | Colonial Administrator 1
Caldecott | Andrew | 1884-1951 | Sir | Knight Governor General of Ceylon 1
Childs | Hubert | 1905-2983 | Colonial Administrator 1
Great Britain | High Commission for Western Pacific Islands 1
Grier | Selwyn | 1878-1946 | Sir | Knight Colonial Administrator 1
Haig | E F G | fl 1930 | Colonial Administrator 1
Hollis | Rosemary | fl 1951-1959 | wife of Colonial Administrator 1
Lethem | Gordon James | 1886-1962 | Sir | Knight and Colonial Governor 1
Macpherson | John Stuart | 1898-1971 | Sir | Knight Colonial Governor 1
Nwapa | A C | fl 1952 | Nigerian Minister of Commerce and Industries 1
O'Regan | John William Hamilton | b 1913 | Colonial Administrator 1
Rankine | John Dalzell | 1907-1987 | Sir | Knight Colonial Administrator 1