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George Norman Herington, OBE (1950), was born in 1899. Between 1917 and 1919 he was on military service. In 1929 he was appointed to the post of Agricultural Instructor, working for the Education Department in Nigeria. He subsequently held the posts of Senior Agricultural Education Officer (from 1945) and Senior Rural Education Officer.
Correspondence, memoranda, texts of lectures, reports, photographs and press cuttings, as Agricultural Education Officer in Nigeria, 1951-1965; with typescript account of the work: Rural education for Nigerian Teachers, 1929 to 1961.
Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.Immediate Source of Acquisition
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Listed as no. 1342 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Herington | George Norman | b 1899 | Agricultural Education Officer Colonial Service
Agricultural education | Nigeria
Great Britain | Colonies | Nigeria
Nigeria | Officials and employees