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Collection Level Description: Transcribed letters from Oswald Herbert Best

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.r.228
Title: Transcribed letters from Oswald Herbert Best
Dates of Creation: 1920-1930
Extent: 1 box
Name of Creator: Oswald Herbert Best

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Oswald Herbert Best, Administrative Officer in Northern Nigeria.

Scope and Content

Transcribed letters home, written as an Administrative Officer in Northern Nigeria.

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Listed as no. 1291 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

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Best | Oswald Herbert | fl 1920-1930 | Colonial Administrator

Colonial administrators | Nigeria

Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service

Nigeria | Officials and employees

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