D. Anthony T. Thain, MBE (1963), was born in 1921 and educated at Nether Edge Grammar School in Sheffield; Latymer Upper School; and King's College, Cambridge. He was on military service during 1940 to 1945 (attaining the rank of captain) and in 1949 entered the Colonial Administrative Service in Northern Nigeria.
Reports, memoranda, texts of speeches, lecture notes, etc., relating to service as a District Officer in Northern Nigeria and as lecturer at the Institute of Administration, Local Government Wing, Zaria, 1949-1962.
Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Development Records Project.Immediate Source of Acquisition Access Conditions
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Listed as no. 1412 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
Thain | D Anthony T | b 1921 | Colonial Administrator
Colonial administrators | Nigeria, Northern
Great Britain | Colonial Administrative Service
Institute of Administration (Zaria)
Nigeria, Northern | Officials and employees