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Collection Level Description: Papers of Dr. Humphrey Silvester Evans

Reference: MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 504
Title: Papers of Dr. Humphrey Silvester Evans
Dates of Creation: 1902-1963
Extent: 16 boxes
Name of Creator: Humphrey Silvester Evans

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

After military service (1913-1920), during which he served in England, Egypt, France and Flanders, Humphrey Silvester Evans entered the Colonial Medical Service as a Medical Officer serving in Fiji, the Far East, England and Australia.

Scope and Content

Diaries relating to service as Medical Officer in Fiji (ca. 1920-1942), with earlier and later diaries (1902-1963), and correspondence between Evans and his fiancee, later his wife (Phyllis Wheeler), before and during military service in the First World War.

Administrative Information

Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required: http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/.

Reproduction Restrictions

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

Further Information

Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room and a handlist is also available for this collection.

Access Points

Evans | Humphrey Silvester | fl 1902-1963 | Medical Officer in Fiji

Medical personnel

Soldiers | Correspondence

Great Britain | Colonies

Fiji | Officials and employees


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27 June 2011