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Collection Level Description: Papers of Frederick Richard K. Kitto

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Pac. s. 96
Title: Papers of Frederick Richard K. Kitto
Dates of Creation: 1950-1959
Extent: 1 box

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Frederick Richard K. Kitto (fl 1900-1967) worked as a surveyor, Sarawak from 1933, Assistant Superintendent, Lands and Survey Department from 1939, Superintendent from 1946, Director, 1953 and Commissioner of Lands, British Solomon Islands Protectorate, 1956-1958.

Scope and Content

Memoranda and reports on land regulations, court hearings on land disputes and correspondence, etc. as Commissioner of Lands and Surveys for the British Solomon Islands Protectorate, 1950-1959.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library by Frederick Kitto on 12th April 1967.

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

Access Points

Kitto | Frederick Richard K | fl 1900-1967 | surveyor colonial service

Solomon Islands | History | 20th century

Land tenure | Law and legislation | Solomon Islands | History


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