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Collection Level Description: Papers of Dr. Peter Dundas Grant

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. s. 2265
Title: Papers of Dr. Peter Dundas Grant
Dates of Creation: 1954-1962
Extent: 2 copies/40 pp.

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Dr. Peter Dundas Grant, DRCOG, worked for the Government Medical Service, Tanganyika, 1954-1962, at Mbeya, Tukuyu and Njombe in the south-west, and Kigoma on Lake Tanganyika. He then bought a medical practice and moved to Tasmania.

Scope and Content

Typescript reminiscences recounting experiences as a district medical officer in Tanganyika, 1954-1962.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by Henry St. John Grant, on behalf of his brother.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

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Grant | Peter Dundas | fl 1954-1962 | Dr. | colonial medical officer

Tanzania | Description and travel

Medicine | Tanzania | Anecdotes

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