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Collection Level Description: Papers of Aline Hucks

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 488
Title: Papers of Aline Hucks
Dates of Creation: 1937-1966
Extent: 1 box

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Aline Hucks was the wife of Geoffrey Hucks (whom she married in 1937), administrator in Tanganyika, 1931-1960, and Electoral Commissioner in British Guiana, 1963-1964, and Mauritius, 1966. She worked periodically for the Education Department, and for a brief period was headmistress of an Indian school in Tanganyika.

Scope and Content

Letters, 1937-1966; photocopy diary, 1942-1943.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters were donated to the library by Aline Hucks on the 5th March 1985; the diary was loaned to the library on the same date for copying.

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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

Listed as no. 589 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Hucks | Aline | fl 1937-1966 | Mrs

Great Britain | Colonies | Social life and customs

Tanzania | History | To 1964

Mauritius | History | 20th century

Guyana | History | 20th century

Colonial administrators' wives | Guyana

Colonial administrators' wives | Mauritius

Colonial administrators' wives | Tanzania

Transformation from XML to HTML by Lawrence Mielniczuk
23 February 2012