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Collection Level Description: Thesis by Alfred Richard Allen with related papers

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1700
Title: Thesis by Alfred Richard Allen with related papers
Dates of Creation: 1949-1969
Extent: 1 box
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

"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).

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Listed as no. 1274 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

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

Education | Nigeria | History

Education | Malawi


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18 January 2012