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Collection Level Description: Papers of Mavis Birdsey

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1794
Title: Papers of Mavis Birdsey
Dates of Creation: [ca. 1970]
Extent: 1 box
Name of Creator: Mavis Birdsey

Language of Material: eng



Administrative/Biographical History

Unknown.

Scope and Content

"Sigh softly, African winds: a pioneering tale" (of Australia, South Africa and British East Africa). Typescript, ca.1970, with press cuttings, photographs, and correspondence with Oxford Development Records Project.

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. 1194 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Birdsey | Mavis | fl 1970

Pioneers

Australia | Description and travel

South Africa | Description and travel

Kenya | Description and travel


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