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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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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
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Letters from J. Harry G. Miller-Stirling

Letters home as administrative officer in Northern Nigeria, and while serving in the German East Africa campaign.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.2051
Extents: 226 ff.
Dates: 1910-1917
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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 A. G. Boorman

Papers relating to his service in the Public Works Department, Nigeria, including memoranda, correspondence, calculations, handing-over notes and reports.
Extents: 2 boxes
Dates: 1930-1960
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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 A.T. Jourdain

Official and private correspondence (1954-1958), including notes and letters as representative of John Holt & Company (Nigeria) Ltd. and as Special Member of the House of Assembly in Northern Nigeria. Also, unofficial reports of sessions of the House of Assembly (1956-1958).
Extents: 2 Files
Dates: 1954-1958
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Papers of Dr. Frank Howard Budden

Reports written by Budden as Medical Officer, later Ophthalmologist, in Sokoto, Nigeria, including details of measures against smallpox and yellow fever and handing-over notes (1947-1949). Also, copies of letters written by Budden (July 1944 - May 1946).
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.2240
Extents: 1 box, 1 folder
Dates: 1944-1949
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Papers of Dr. James Haworth

Health survey registers for Maiduguri, Nigeria (1951-1955); annual report and medical statistics, with "a Dissertation on Some Aspects of Bilharziasis [Schistosomiasis] in Bornu Province, North East Nigeria" by Haworth (1952-1953).
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1733
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1951-1955
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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
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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
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Papers of George Frederick Sharp

Correspondence, memoranda, etc. as postal official in Nigeria (1912-1930); as Colonial Postmaster in Barbados (1931-1939); and as Postmaster-General in British Guiana (1939-1946).
Extents: 5 boxes
Dates: 1912-1946
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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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Nigeria -- Officials and employees 36
Colonial administrators -- Nigeria 13
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Nigeria 6
Cameroon -- Officials and employees 3
Colonial administrators 3
Education -- Nigeria 3
Guyana -- Officials and employees 3
19th century 2
Autobiographies 2
Gambia -- Officials and employees 2
Nigeria -- Politics and government 2
Sierra Leone -- Officials and employees 2
18th century 1
Agricultural education -- Nigeria 1
Agricultural industries -- Nigeria 1
Anthropologists -- Nigeria 1
Barbados -- Officials and employees 1
Boki (African people) 1
Calabar (Nigeria) -- Officials and employees 1
Ceylon -- Officials and employees 1
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Colonial administrator -- Nigeria 1
Colonial administrators -- Africa 1
Colonial administrators -- Africa, West 1
Colonial administrators -- Cameroon 1
Colonial administrators -- Interviews 1
Colonial administrators -- Nigeria -- Autobiographies 1
Colonial administrators -- Nigeria -- Correspondence 1
Colonial administrators -- Nigeria -- Photographs 1
Colonial administrators' spouses -- Nigeria, Northern 1
Engineers -- Nigeria 1
Farewells 1
Fiji -- Officials and employees 1
Ghana -- Officials and employees 1
Governors 1
Governors -- Interviews 1
Great Britain -- Colonies -- Nigeria -- Anecdotes 1
Income tax -- Gambia 1
Jamaica -- Officials and employees 1
Leeward Islands (West Indies) -- Officials and employees 1
Local government -- Nigeria 1
Maiduguri (Nigeria) 1
Malaya -- Officials and employees 1
Medical personnel -- Nigeria 1
Medical personnel -- Nigeria -- Sokoto -- Correspondence 1
Nigeria -- Description and travel 1
Nigeria -- Officials and employees -- Pictorial works 1
Nigeria -- Social life and customs 1
Nigeria -- Social life and customs -- Pictorial works 1
Palestine -- Officials and employees 1
Photographs 1
Plebiscite -- Cameroon 1
Postal service -- Nigeria -- Employees 1
Postmasters -- Barbados 1
Postmasters general -- Guyana 1
Reminiscences 1
Schistosomiasis -- Nigeria -- Bornu 1
Sierra Leone -- Description and travel 1
Sierra Leone -- Social life and customs 1
Trinidad and Tobago -- Officials and employees 1
Veterinarians -- Nigeria 1
West Indies -- Officials and employees 1
World War, 1914-1918 -- Campaigns -- Cameroon 1
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Indexed names
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service 23
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
Boorman | A G | b 1905 | Engineer Colonial Service 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
Budden | Frank Howard | b 1919 | Colonial Medical Officer 1
Caldecott | Andrew | 1884-1951 | Sir | Knight Governor General of Ceylon 1
Childs | Hubert | 1905-2983 | Colonial Administrator 1
Eyre | Antony G | b 1921 | 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
Haworth | James | b 1920 | Colonial Medical Officer 1
Herbert | W J | fl 1953-1954 | Senior Veterinary Officer in Northern Nigeria 1
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Herington | George Norman | b 1899 | Agricultural Education Officer Colonial Service 1
Hollis | Rosemary | fl 1951-1959 | wife of Colonial Administrator 1
Hopkins | Terence Francis Gethin | b 1902 | Colonial Administrator 1
John Clarkson | John | fl 1791-1792 | sailor 1
John Holt & Company (Nigeria) Ltd. 1
Jourdain | A T | fl 1954-1958 | Special Member of the House of Assembly, Northern Nigeria 1
Lethem | Gordon James | 1886-1962 | Sir | Knight and Colonial Governor 1
Macpherson | John Stuart | 1898-1971 | Sir | Knight Colonial Governor 1
Mathews | Hubert Frank | 1885-1964 | Political and Anthropological Officer in Nigeria 1
Milburn | Stanley | b 1903 | Education Officer Colonial Service 1
Miller-Stirling | J Harry G | fl 1910-1917 | Administrative Officer, Colonial Service 1
Mitchell | Thomas Keith | fl 1953-1963 | senior inspector of technical education in Nigeria 1
Mort | Eric Laidley | fl 1914-1937 | Colonial Administrator 1
Nigeria | Department of Public Works 1
Nigeria | House of Chiefs 1
Nigeria, Northern | House of Assembly 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
Ross | George | fl 1800-1801 | Superintendent of Maroons in Sierra Leone 1
Schofield | Ivor Frederick Wentworth | 1904-1979 | Colonial Administrator 1
Sharp | George Frederick | b 1888 | Colonial Administrator 1
Shillingford | Anthony Arthur | b 1903 | Education Officer Nigeria 1
Wallace | Walter Ian James | b 1905 | Indian Civil Servant 1
White | Stanhope | b 1913 | Colonial Administrator 1
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