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Collection Level Description: Papers of Alan Collings

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 497
Title: Papers of Alan Collings
Dates of Creation: 1947-1979
Extent: 1 box

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Alan Collings (b 1919) served as a cadet, District Officer, then Administrative Officer, in Tanganyika, 1946-1961, Financial Adviser in the New Hebrides, 1970-1972, and Financial Secretary in Montserrat and Gibraltar, 1975-1979.

Scope and Content

Reports, memoranda and handing-over notes as Administrative Officer in Tanganyika, 1947-1961, as Financial Adviser in the New Hebrides, 1970-1972, and as Financial Secretary in Montserrat and Gibraltar, 1975-1979.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library through the Oxford Colonial Archives Project in August 1985

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. 575 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Collings | Alan | b 1919 | colonial administrator

Great Britain | Colonies | Administration

Tanzania | History | To 1964

Vanuatu | History | 20th century

Montserrat | History | 20th century

Gibraltar | History | 20th century


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15 February 2012