Photographs of the Leopard Man Murder Campaign in Nigeria

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Lucy McCann
2016


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Shelfmark: MSS. Afr. s. 2531
Title: Photographs of the Leopard Man Murder Campaign in Nigeria
Dates of Creation: 1946-1947
Extent: 1 folder
Language(s) of Material: English



Biographical/Historical

Frank Godbolt Brett, b. 1898, colonial police officer in St Helena, Nigeria and Tanganyika.


Scope and Content

Twenty-one captioned photographs of the 'Leopard Man Murder' campaign in Calabar Province, Nigeria, 1946-1947, donated by Frank Godbold Brett who was in the colonial police. The photographs show police posts during the campaign, mutilated corpses and the questioning of villagers.


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Frank Godbolt Brett in 1963.


Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library, MSS. Afr. s. 2531


Access Point(s)
Brett | Frank Godbold | b. 1898| colonial police officer

Great Britain | Colonies | Nigeria, Southern


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