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Collection Level Description: Papers of Alexander David N. Bain

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1152
Title: Papers of Alexander David N. Bain
Dates of Creation: 1923-1940
Extent: 1 box
Name of Creator: Alexander David N. Bain

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Alexander David N. Bain, geologist in Nigeria.

Scope and Content

Reports and memoranda on water supply, as geologist in Nigeria (1931-1938); extracts from informal diary (1923-1929, 1939-1940); letters home (1926-1938); maps of Nigeria; letters from Bain's wife, Rena (1931-1937).

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Development Records Project.

Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

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

Further Information

Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as no. 1283 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Bain | Alexander David Neal | fl 1926-1940 | Geologist

Bain | Rena | fl 1926-1940 | wife of geologist Alexander Bain

Geologists | Nigeria

Water-supply | Nigeria

Nigeria | Description and travel


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