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Collection Level Description: Papers of Helen Lilian Haylett

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1946
Title: Papers of Helen Lilian Haylett
Dates of Creation: 1935-1961
Extent: 1 box
Name of Creator: Helen Lilian Haylett

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Helen Lilian Haylett worked for the Colonial Office in Zanzibar (as an Office Assistant to the Secretariat) and in Dar-es-Salaam (as Secretary to the Governor).

Scope and Content

Memoirs, diaries, photographs and printed material relating to service in Zanzibar and Dar-es-Salaam.

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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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Finding Aids

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

Listed as no. 1090 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Haylett | Helen Lillian | fl 1935-1961 | Colonial Office Assistant And Secretary

Great Britain | Colonial Office | Officials and employees

Zanzibar (Tanzania)

Dar es Salaam (Tanzania)


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