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Collection Level Description: Minute book of the British African Colonization Society

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1629
Title: Minute book of the British African Colonization Society
Dates of Creation: 1833, 1836
Extent: 1 volume
Name of Creator: British African Colonization Society

Language of Material: English

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No relevant details are available.

Scope and Content

Minute book dealing with the possible founding of a colony at Cape Mount, Liberia, and relations with the American Colonization Society.

Only a small number of pages in this volume have been written on, most of the volume is blank.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

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

Listed as no. 800 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

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British African Colonization Society


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