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Collection Level Description: Papers of G. Norman Herington

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1779
Title: Papers of G. Norman Herington
Dates of Creation: 1951-1965
Extent: 1 box
Name of Creator: George Norman Herington

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

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.

Scope and Content

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.

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Custodial History

Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Access Conditions

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. 1342 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Herington | George Norman | b 1899 | Agricultural Education Officer Colonial Service

Agricultural education | Nigeria

Great Britain | Colonies | Nigeria

Nigeria | Officials and employees

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