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Collection Level Description: Reports by Sir E.G. Hawkesworth, W.M. Bridges and H.N. Harcourt

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1627
Title: Reports by Sir E.G. Hawkesworth, W.M. Bridges and H.N. Harcourt
Dates of Creation: 1922, 1934, 1938
Extent: 1 box
Name of Creator: William Maclaren Bridges

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Sir Edward Gerald Hawkesworth (b 1897), William Maclaren Bridges (b 1898) and Henry Newton Harcourt (b 1906) were Colonial Administrators in Nigeria.

Scope and Content

Administrative Information

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The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as nos. 1301, 1336 and 1339 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Bridges | William Maclaren | b 1898 | Colonial Administrator

Harcourt | Henry Newton | b 1906 | Colonial Administrator

Hawkesworth | Edward Gerald | b 1897 | Sir | Colonial Administrator

Nso (African people) | Cameroon

Colonial administrators | Nigeria

Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service

Cameroon | Description and travel


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