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Collection Level Description: Papers of Robert Bernard Brooks

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1873
Title: Papers of Robert Bernard Brooks
Dates of Creation: 1914-1932
Extent: 1 box
Name of Creator: Robert Bernard Brooks

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Robert Bernard Brooks, Resident in Calabar Province, Nigeria.

Scope and Content

Papers as Resident in Calabar Province, Nigeria, including reports on the history of Native Administration, on Owerri Province, native court reports and intelligence reports on the Cameroons campaign (1914-1915).

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

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No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

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

Listed as no. 1303 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Brooks | Robert Bernard | fl 1914-1932 | Colonial Administrator

World War, 1914-1918 | Campaigns | Cameroon

Colonial administrator | Nigeria

Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service

Calabar (Nigeria) | Officials and employees

Nigeria | Politics and government


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