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Collection Level Description: Diary of Jean I.C.B. Austin

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. s. 2320
Title: Diary of Jean I.C.B. Austin
Dates of Creation: 1947
Extent: 3 ff., 1 folder

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

No biographical details are available.

Scope and Content

Extracts from diary, detailing experiences as a sixteen year-old in Cameroon and Nigeria, 1947.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by Jean Austin via Anthony Kirk-Greene on 27th September 1999.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

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

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Access Points

Austin | Jean I.C.B. | fl 1947

Cameroon | Description and travel

Nigeria | Description and travel


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