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William Herbert Potts: born 1900, entomologist; Charles Herbert Newton Jackson, born 1905, scientist; and Bernard Dearman Burtt, 1902-1938, botanist, all worked at the Department of Tsetse Research in Shinyanga, Tanganyika.
The collection mainly consists of papers relating to the work of William Herbert Potts in the Department of Tsetse Research in Shinyanga (includes diaries, correspondence, reports, data, statistics and printed material, 1920s-1950s). Also, letters home (1927-1932) from C.H.N. Jackson, and diaries (1925-1937) of B.D. Burtt.
Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Development Records Project.Access Conditions
Bodleian reader's ticket required.Reproduction Restrictions
No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.
The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.
Listed as no. 1108 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Potts | William Herbert | b 1900 | Entomologist Colonial Service
Jackson | Charles Herbert Newton | b 1905 | Scientist Colonial Government
Burtt | Bernard Dearman | 1902-1938 | Botanist
Entomologists | Tanganyika
Botanists | Tanganyika
Scientists | Tanganyika
Tsetse-flies | Tanganyika
Shinyanga (Tanganyika) | Officials and employees