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Collection Level Description: Papers of Dr. Joseph Smartt

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 476 (43)
Title: Papers of Dr. Joseph Smartt
Dates of Creation: [?1980s]
Extent: 2 boxes

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Dr. Joseph Smartt (fl 1954-1962) worked as a plant breeder (Scientific Officer and Senior Scientific Officer) in Northern Rhodesia between 1954 and 1962.

Scope and Content

Memorandum on service, 1954-1962, with related annual reports, articles, lectures, papers and notes, [?1980s].

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The Food and Cash Crops collection comprises material initially donated to the Oxford Development Records Project, which invited former members of the Colonial Agricultural Service to submit a memorandum dealing with their work in the development of food and cash crops after 1945 in the territories in which they served.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were donated to the library as part of the collection, Food and Cash Crops in 1984.

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. 582 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996). A handlist is available for consultation in the library reading room.

Related Units of Description

Other memoranda, etc. in the Food and Cash Crops collection (ref. MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 476).

Access Points

Smartt | Joseph | fl 1954-1962 | Dr. | plant breeder and scientific officer

Great Britain | Colonies | Agriculture

Agriculture | Zambia | History

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12 March 2012