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Collection Level Description: Papers of Robert O. Campbell

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 476 (5)
Title: Papers of Robert O. Campbell
Dates of Creation: [?1980s]
Extent: 1 file

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Robert O. Campbell (fl 1934-1978) worked in Fiji from 1956, including as Land Development Officer, 1968-1970. From 1973 to 1974, he served as Divisional Commissioner, Gilbert and Ellis Islands, where he worked as Permanent Secretary to various ministries until 1978.

Scope and Content

Memorandum on service, 1956-1978.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The Food and Cash Crops collection comprises material initially donated to the Oxford Development Records Project, which invited former members of the Colonial Agricultural Service to submit a memorandum dealing with their work in the development of food and cash crops after 1945 in the territories in which they served.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library as part of the collection, Food and Cash Crops in 1984.

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

Listed as no. 582 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996). A handlist is available for consultation in the library reading room.

Related Units of Description

Other memoranda, etc. in the Food and Cash Crops collection (ref. MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 476).

Access Points

Campbell | Robert | b 1934 | colonial administrator

Great Britain | Colonies | Administration

Great Britain | Colonies | Agriculture

Agriculture | Fiji | History

Agriculture | Kiribati | History


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13 February 2012