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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: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Percy Coriat, Colonial Administrator in the Sudan, Libya and Oman.

Scope and Content

The collection contains:

Administrative Information

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Listed as nos. 1049, 1053 and 1054 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

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

Colonial administrators

Kordofan (Sudan) | Social life and customs

Sudan | Officials and employees

Libya | Officials and employees

Oman | Officials and employees

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