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Collection Level Description: Papers of the Reverend Michael Ashley Mann

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1975
Title: Papers of the Reverend Michael Ashley Mann
Dates of Creation: 1945-1967
Extent: 4 boxes
Name of Creator: Michael Ashley Mann

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Reverend Michael Ashley Mann (born 1924) worked in Nigeria as a colonial administrator and as Vicar of Port Harcourt. He later became Dean of Windsor.

Scope and Content

Reports, memoranda, draft chapters of a book, photographs and printed material, relating to service in Colonial Administration in Southern Nigeria, 1946-1955, and as Vicar of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, 1962-1967.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

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No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

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The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as no. 1365 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Mann | Michael Ashley | b 1924 | Dean of Windsor

Colonial administrators | Nigeria, Southern

Vicars-general | Nigeria | Port Harcourt

Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service


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