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Collection Level Description: Papers of John Francis C. O'Brien

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1964
Title: Papers of John Francis C. O'Brien
Dates of Creation: 1912-1931
Extent: 2 boxes
Name of Creator: John Francis C. O'Brien

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

John Francis C. O'Brien, agricultural officer in Egypt and later in Tanganyika, and acting director of agriculture (1929).

Scope and Content

Reports, memoranda, notes and printed material relating to service as an agricultural officer and as acting director of agriculture.

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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. 819 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

O'Brien | John Francis C | fl 1912-1931 | agricultural officer

Agriculture | Africa

Egypt | Officials and employees

Tanganyika | Officials and employees


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