Donald H. Laycock, MBE (fl 1922-1978), worked in Nyasaland as Agricultural Officer from 1945, Tea Research Officer from 1955, Director, Tea Research Stations, 1958-1965; in India as Director, Tea Research, 1965-1971; and as Director, Tea Research Stations of East Africa, 1971-1978.
Detailed memorandum on service in tea research stations, 1947-1978.
The Food and Cash Crops collection comprises material initially donated to the Oxford Development Records Project, which invited former members of the Colonial Agricultural Service to submit a memorandum dealing with their work in the development of food and cash crops after 1945 in the territories in which they served.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were donated to the library as part of the collection, Food and Cash Crops in 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.
Listed as no. 582 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996). A handlist is available for consultation in the library reading room.Related Units of Description
Other memoranda, etc. in the Food and Cash Crops collection (ref. MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 476).
Laycock | Donald H. | fl 1922-1978 | tea research officer
Great Britain | Colonies | Agriculture
Agriculture | Malawi | History
Agriculture | India | History
Agriculture | Africa, East | History