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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).
Letters home from Nigeria, 1901-1919, with other miscellaneous correspondence, 1933-1966.
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.
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Listed as no. 1296 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Brice-Smith | Hugh Middleton | b 1884 | Colonial Administrator
Colonial administrators | Nigeria | Correspondence
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service
Nigeria | Officials and employees