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Collection Level Description: Letters from Geoffrey Bussell Masefield

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Brit.Emp.s.568
Title: Letters from Geoffrey Bussell Masefield
Dates of Creation: 1934-1945
Extent: 218 ff.
Name of Creator: Geoffrey Bussell Masefield

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Geoffrey Bussell Masefield was born in 1911 and educated at Winchester College and Balliol College, Oxford. He served as an Agricultural Officer in Uganda (1935-1945). He died in 2001.

Scope and Content

Letters from Geoffrey Bussell Masefield (and one from his wife, Joy) while at the Imperial College of Tropical Agriculture in Trinidad (1934-1935) and as an Agricultural Officer in Uganda (1935-1945).

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Reproduction Restrictions

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

Further Information

Finding Aids

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

Listed as nos. 183 and 350 in Manuscript Collections (Africana and non-Africana) in Rhodes House Library, Oxford, Supplementary accessions to the end of 1977 and Cumulative Index, compiled by Wendy S. Byrne (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1978).

Access Points

Masefield | Geoffrey Bussell | 1911-2001 | agriculturalist, author

Masefield | Joy | fl 1934-1945 | wife of Geoffrey Bussell Masefield

Imperial College of Tropical Agriculture (Trinidad and Tobago)

Students | Trinidad and Tobago | Correspondence

Agriculturalists | Uganda | Correspondence

Uganda | Officials and employees


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