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Collection Level Description: Papers of Dr. James Haworth

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1733
Title: Papers of Dr. James Haworth
Dates of Creation: 1951-1955
Extent: 1 box
Name of Creator: James Haworth

Language of Material: eng



Administrative/Biographical History

Dr. James Haworth was born 1920 and educated at Baines Grammar School in Poulton Le Flyde, Arnold School in Blackpool, and Edinburgh University. During 1943 to 1946 he was on military service with the Royal Army Medical Corps (major). In 1947, he entered the Colonial Medical Service and was posted to Nigeria as a Medical Officer.

Scope and Content

Health survey registers for Maiduguri, Nigeria (1951-1955); annual report and medical statistics, with "a Dissertation on Some Aspects of Bilharziasis [Schistosomiasis] in Bornu Province, North East Nigeria" by Haworth (1952-1953).

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Development Records Project.

Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

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.

Listed as no. 1340 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Haworth | James | b 1920 | Colonial Medical Officer

Medical personnel | Nigeria

Schistosomiasis | Nigeria | Bornu

Great Britain | Colonies | Nigeria

Nigeria | Officials and employees

Maiduguri (Nigeria)


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24 January 2012