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Collection Level Description: Papers of Alfred Richard Allen and the Central Africa Historical Association

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.2022
Title: Papers of Alfred Richard Allen and the Central Africa Historical Association
Dates of Creation: 1950-1977
Extent: 2 boxes
Name of Creator: Alfred Richard Allen

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Alfred Richard Allen, education officer in Nigeria and Nyasaland.

Scope and Content

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.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

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No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

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Allen | Alfred Richard | fl 1949-1969 | colonial education officer

Education | Nigeria

Education | Malawi

Central Africa Historical Association

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