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Collection Level Description: Papers of Frank Thomas Russell

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Afr. s. 1939
Title: Papers of Frank Thomas Russell
Dates of Creation: 1930-1973
Extent: 1 box

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Frank Thomas Russell (fl 1930-1973) worked as a schoolmaster, statistician and later director of the Central Statistical Office, Southern Rhodesia. From 1964 to 1970 he continued his work in Northern Rhodesia/Zambia, Basutoland/Lesotho and Swaziland, and in St. Lucia, 1973.

Scope and Content

Detailed memoirs of service, 1930-1973.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were transferred to the library in January 1985.


A memorandum on UNESCO evaluation was added in May 1985 and an additional chapter on service in St. Lucia was added in July 1985.

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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.

Further Information

Finding Aids

Listed as no. 612 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Russell | Frank Thomas | fl 1930-1973 | schoolmaster and colonial statistician

Great Britain | Colonies | Administration

Zimbabwe | History | 1890-1965

Zambia | History | 20th century

Lesotho | History | 20th century

Swaziland | History | 20th century

St. Lucia | History | 20th century

Statisticians | Great Britain | Biography

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09 March 2012