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Collection Level Description: Papers of Percy Coriat
Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1684, Micr.Afr.572
Title: Papers of Percy Coriat
Dates of Creation: 1920-1960
Extent: 3 boxes; 3 reels
Name of Creator: Percy Coriat
Language of Material: eng
Percy Coriat, Colonial Administrator in the Sudan, Libya and Oman.
Scope and Content
The collection contains:
- Diaries, letters from Coriat to his wife, memoranda, reports, etc., relating to his service in the Sudan (as
District Commissioner), Libya and Oman, 1920-1960. With "Soldier in Oman" by Coriat, ca.1959, reminiscences
Coriat, and notes by E. F. Aglen on the folklore, customs and history of Kordofan, Sudan, 1935 (reference:
- 3 associated cinefilm reels (reference: Micr.Afr.572).
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No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first
The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.
Listed as nos. 1049, 1053 and 1054 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford,
Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Coriat | Percy | fl 1920-1960 | Colonial administrator
Coriat | - | fl 1920-1960 | wife of Percy Coriat, Colonial administrator
Aglen | E F | fl 1935
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service
Kordofan (Sudan) | Social life and customs
Sudan | Officials and employees
Libya | Officials and employees
Oman | Officials and employees
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20 January 2012