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Collection Level Description: Correspondence of Hugh Middleton Brice-Smith

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1845
Title: Correspondence of Hugh Middleton Brice-Smith
Dates of Creation: 1901-1919, 1933-1966
Extent: 97 ff.
Name of Creator: Hugh Middleton Brice-Smith

Language of Material: eng



Administrative/Biographical History

Hugh Middleton Brice-Smith was born in 1884 and educated at Pocklington School, and Queen's College, Cambridge. He entered the Colonial Administrative Service and was posted to Nigeria where he held the posts of Assistant Resident, Northern Nigeria (January 1909); District Officer, 2nd class (October 1917); and acting Magistrate (1921 and 1922).

Scope and Content

Letters home from Nigeria, 1901-1919, with other miscellaneous correspondence, 1933-1966.

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. 1296 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Brice-Smith | Hugh Middleton | b 1884 | Colonial Administrator

Colonial administrators | Nigeria | Correspondence

Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service

Nigeria | Officials and employees


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19 January 2012