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Collection Level Description: Papers of Robert Coventry Hunter Greig

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. s. 2319
Title: Papers of Robert Coventry Hunter Greig
Dates of Creation: 1934-1946, 1999
Extent: 1 vol., 3 items, 1 ff.

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Robert Coventry Hunter Greig (b 1909) gained an M.A. at Edinburgh, and a post as Assistant District Officer, Tanganyika, 1932. He was seconded as Assistant Secretary, Palestine, 1938 and was given a commission as lieutenant in the Palestine Volunteer Force, 1941. He was seconded to the Colonial Office in 1948.

Scope and Content

Diary, 1934; commission as lieutenant in the Palestine Volunteer Force, 1941; movement and permanent road passes for Palestine, 1946; biographical notes by his son, 1999.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by Greig's son, Dr. David N.H. Greig, on 5th October 1999.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

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.

Access Points

Greig | Robert Coventry Hunter | fl 1909-[1940s] | colonial officer

Tanzania | Description and travel

Great Britain | Colonies | Tanzania | Administration | Personal narratives

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22 February 2012