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Collection Level Description: Photocopied Typescript by Lady Janet Grace Rankine

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.2281
Title: Photocopied Typescript by Lady Janet Grace Rankine
Dates of Creation: 1989 (photocopy of an original dated 1956)
Extent: 15 ff.
Name of Creator: Janet Grace Rankine

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Lady Janet Grace Rankine (nee Austin) married Sir John Dalzell Rankine (Governor of Western Region, Nigeria, 1954-1960) in 1939.

Scope and Content

Photocopy of a typescript account by Lady Rankine of Queen Elizabeth II's visit to Western Nigeria in February 1956.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The photocopy was made and received in October 1989.

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Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

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

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Finding Aids

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

Access Points

Rankine | Lady | Janet Grace | d 1976 | nee Austin, wife of Sir John Dalzell Rankine

Rankine | John Dalzell | 1907-1987 | Sir | Knight Colonial Administrator

Colonial administrators' spouses | Nigeria

Visits of state | Nigeria

Nigeria | Description and travel


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