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Edward Mulhearin Lilley (1900-1975) was Rhodes Scholar for Tasmania in 1921 (Merton, Oxford, 1921-1924). After completing his degree he joined the Colonial Service as a probationer in the Survey Department, Nigeria, from 1924, then as a survey officer, 1925-1928. After his resignation, he took up a teaching position in England, and returned to Tasmania in 1932.
Positive microfilm of the diary of Edward Mulhearin Lilley, 1925-1928, with photocopies of letters relating to his resignation as survey officer, Nigeria and length of service, 1928, 1938.
The papers were donated to the library by Ann Elias, Lilley's daughter, on 4th August 1997.Access Conditions
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The original diaries are held by the donor.
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Lilley | Edward Mulhearin | fl 1925-1928 | colonial survey officer | Nigeria
Surveyors | Nigeria | Diaries