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Collection Level Description: Papers of George Frederick A. Hibberd

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 479
Title: Papers of George Frederick A. Hibberd
Dates of Creation: 1940-1957
Extent: 1 box

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

George Frederick A. Hibberd (b 1918) served as Administrative Officer, Gold Coast from 1940, and in Nyasaland from 1947. In 1953 he was seconded to Singapore. He then retired, but was re-employed as Trade Commissioner, London, 1960.

Scope and Content

Personal papers covering colonial service in the Gold Coast, 1940-1946, Nyasaland, 1947-1952 and Singapore, 1952-1957.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by George Frederick Hibberd in May 1984.

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

Listed as no. 586 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Hibberd | George Frederick | b 1918 | administrative officer colonial service

Great Britain | Colonies | Administration

Ghana | History | 20th century

Malawi | History | 1891-1953

Singapore | History | 20th century

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22 February 2012