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Collection Level Description: Papers of Thomas Hudson

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Ind. Ocn. t. 6
Title: Papers of Thomas Hudson
Dates of Creation: [1865]
Extent: 1 box

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Thomas Hudson (fl 1865) owned the Polwatte Mills and coffee store, Colombo, Ceylon, and was a partner in J.L. Strachan and Co., a firm which operated mills for curing coffee and general engineering.

Scope and Content

Plans of coffee estates in Ceylon, of the Polwatte Mills, and coffee store, Colombo, 1865, with 4 photographs.

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Finding Aids

Listed as no. 701 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Hudson | Thomas | fl 1865 | coffee grower

Coffee industry | Sri Lanka | History | 19th century

Sri Lanka | History | 19th century


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23 February 2012