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Collection Level Description: Papers of Gilbert Noel Sale

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Medit. s. 23
Title: Papers of Gilbert Noel Sale
Dates of Creation: [1922-1948]
Extent: 1 box

Language of Material: English



Administrative/Biographical History

Gilbert Noel Sale (b 1897) worked as Assistant Conservator, Forests, Cyprus from 1922, Director (later Conservator), Mauritius from 1928, Conservator, Palestine from 1936 and Trinidad from 1946. He was a member of the committee of enquiry into the economic state of Rodriguez, 1929 and Chairman, the Palestine Soil Conservation Board, 1940-1946.

Scope and Content

Diary of work as Assistant Conservator of Forests in Paphos and Kykko Forests, Cyprus, 1922-1925; alphabetical list of forests in Cyprus, 1922; papers relating to work in the Colonial Forest Service, 1930s-1940s, consisting of memoranda, reports and notes on soil erosion and conservation in Palestine, with associated printed material.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were deposited at the library by Sale's daughter, Mrs. G. Stone on 31st March 1981.

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.

Further Information

Finding Aids

Listed as no. 751 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Sale | Gilbert Noel | b 1897 | forestry official colonial service

Colonial Forest Service | c1937-1948

Soil conservation | Palestine | History | 20th century

Forestry | Cyprus | History | 20th century


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09 March 2012