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Collection Level Description: Diary of Lady Elnor Maddocks

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1663
Title: Diary of Lady Elnor Maddocks
Dates of Creation: 1937
Extent: 1 box
Name of Creator: Elnor Maddocks

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Elnor Radcliffe Russell, CStJ, was the daughter of Sir E. John Russell. In 1951 she married Sir Kenneth Phipson Maddocks, colonial administrator.

Scope and Content

Diary of Lady Elnor Maddocks depicting bush life in Salingo, Adamawa province, Nigeria, 1937. Manuscript, original and revised version.

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Listed as no. 1362 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Maddocks | Elnor Radcliffe | d 1976 | Lady | nee Russell, wife of Sir Kenneth Maddocks

Maddocks | Kenneth Phipson | b 1907 | Sir | Knight Colonial Administrator

Colonial administrators' spouses | Nigeria | Diaries

Salingo (Adamawa, Nigeria)


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