Captain Charles Vicars Boyle (d 1913) was Assistant Resident, Yola Province, Northern Nigeria, c1906-1913. He was the author of Notes on the Yola Fulani (Journal of the Royal African Society, vol. 10, no. 37, 1910).
Diaries, January-July 1909, March 1911, February-June 1913, February-March (n.y.), providing a detailed account of his work as Assistant Resident; transcript of a letter to his mother on his arrival at Yola, 1906; typescript ethnological report by Boyle on Lala District, Yola Province.
See Physical characteristics.
Sections January-February and May-June 1909 are filed in folders 1 and 2, the remainder of 1909 are loose in folders 1 and 2, and the remaining diary pages loose in folder 3.
The papers were donated by Boyle's granddaughter, Mrs. Olive Robin, on 31st March 2000.Access Conditions
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The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.
Boyle | Charles Vicars | d 1913 | Captain | colonial administrator
Great Britain | Colonies | Nigeria | Administration
Nigeria | History | 1900-1960
Ethnology | Nigeria, Northern