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Collection Level Description: Papers of A.T. Jourdain

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1346
Title: Papers of A.T. Jourdain
Dates of Creation: 1954-1958
Extent: 2 files
Name of Creator: A.T. Jourdain

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

No relevant details are available about A.T. Jourdain.

Scope and Content

Official and private correspondence (1954-1958), including notes and letters as representative of John Holt & Company (Nigeria) Ltd. and as Special Member of the House of Assembly in Northern Nigeria. Also, unofficial reports of sessions of the House of Assembly (1956-1958).

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Deposited with the Oxford Colonial Records Project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

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Listed as no. 484 in Manuscript Collections (excluding Africana) in Rhodes House Library, Oxford, Supplement, compiled by Louis B. Frewer (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1971), and as no. 1352 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Jourdain | A T | fl 1954-1958 | Special Member of the House of Assembly, Northern Nigeria

John Holt & Company (Nigeria) Ltd.

Nigeria, Northern | House of Assembly

Nigeria | Officials and employees

Nigeria | Politics and government

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23 December 2011