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Collection Level Description: Papers of John Ford

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1870
Title: Papers of John Ford
Dates of Creation: 1930s-1970s
Extent: 5 boxes
Name of Creator: John Ford

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

John Ford, ecologist in East Africa.

Scope and Content

Reports, memoranda, diaries and notes relating to work on tsetse fly and sleeping sickness in various parts of East Africa, as ecologist, 1930s-1970s.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

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

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The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as no. 910 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Ford | John | fl 1930-1979 | ecologist

Ecologists | Africa, East

Tsetse-flies | Africa, East

African trypanosomiasis


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24 January 2012