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Colonial administrators -- Nigeria

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

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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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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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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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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

Papers of Hubert F. Mathews

The working papers and family letters of Hubert Mathews, a colonial officer in Nigeria from 1910-1929.
Extents: 0.45 Linear metres (3 boxes)
Dates: 1910-1964

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

Papers of Laurence Giles relating to Canada and Nigeria

Papers of Laurence Giles relating to Canada and Nigeria.
Extents: 0.83 Linear metre (5 boxes)
Dates: 1926-1992

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

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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Papers relating to the development and administration of forestry in Nigeria

Correspondence between Colonial Administration, Conservators of Forests, etc., with memoranda and reports, concerning the development and administration of forestry in Nigeria.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1682
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1937-1945, 1954-1958
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Photograph of the opening session of the House of Chiefs, Nigeria

Photograph of the opening session of the House of Chiefs under the new constitution of Nigeria, 10 February 1947, with A.G. Eyre as Clerk of the House, far left, front row.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1838
Extents: 1 item
Dates: 1947
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Report and Memorandum by Algar R.W. Robertson

Report on Nigerian proposals for HM Overseas Civil Service, 1953; memorandum on the creation of a Central Pensions Fund based in the U.K., 1955. Typescript.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1791
Extents: 36 ff.
Dates: 1953, 1955
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Report on the Boki people of Ogoja Province, Nigeria, by E.F.G. Haig

Supplementary Intelligence Report on the Boki of Ikom Division, Ogoja Province, with special reference to the Abo clan, by E. F. G. Haig, District Officer, December 1930, including 10 black and white photographs. Typescript.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.2139
Extents: 56 ff.
Dates: 1930
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Reports by Sir E.G. Hawkesworth, W.M. Bridges and H.N. Harcourt

Assessment Report on Banso District, Cameroons Province, including details of the number of inhabitants, tax paid, administration, etc. (1922), by Hawkesworth. Re-assessment Report on Banso District, Cameroons Province, including details of numbers of inhabitants, tax paid, administration, etc. (1934), by Bridges. Report on Banso affairs, Cameroons Province (1938), by…
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.s.1627
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1922, 1934, 1938
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Transcribed letters from Oswald Herbert Best

Transcribed letters home, written as an Administrative Officer in Northern Nigeria.
Shelfmark: MSS.Afr.r.228
Extents: 1 box
Dates: 1920-1930