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Collection Level Description: Papers of Colin Eric Duff

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 446
Title: Papers of Colin Eric Duff
Dates of Creation: 1960-1970
Extent: 1 box

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Colin Eric Duff, CBE (1904-1996) worked as Assistant Conservator of Forests, Northern Rhodesia from 1931, then as Senior Assistant from 1945, Conservator from 1947 and Chief Conservator from 1954. From 1960 to 1962 he held the post of Special Commissioner, Natural Resources. In 1941 he married Kathleen Emily Whaits, with whom he had two daughters.

Scope and Content

Proposed colonial forestry history: draft chapters on Fiji, British Honduras and Northern Rhodesia/Zambia, 1960-1970.

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Finding Aids

Listed as no. 760 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Related Units of Description

Miscellaneous service papers, Northern Rhodesia, 1955 (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1605 (28)); miscellaneous papers (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1605).

Access Points

Duff | Colin Eric | 1904-1996 | colonial forestry conservator

Forestry | Fiji | History

Forestry | Belize | History

Forestry | Zambia | History

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16 February 2012