R.E.N. Smith (b 1922) was educated at the Crypt School, Glos. and at Bristol University, undertaking military service, 1941-1947 (Captain). He was an administrative officer, Nyasaland, from 1950 and was seconded to the New Hebrides, 1961.
Six chapters of Smith's memoirs, c1987, relating to his probationer cadetship at Oxford, 1948-1950 and service in Nyasaland, 1950-1961; with curriculum vitae.
The papers were donated to the library by Roderic Smith on 29th September 1991.Access Conditions
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