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Collection Level Description: Photographs and postcards belonging to Reginald Samuel Wheatley

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1940
Title: Photographs and postcards belonging to Reginald Samuel Wheatley
Dates of Creation: [ca. 1910]-1918
Extent: 80 postcards, 9 photographs, 1 photograph album
Name of Creator: Reginald Samuel Wheatley

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Reginald Samuel Wheatley served in the Nigerian Marine Service and in the Cameroons and Zanzibar, 1911-1952.

Scope and Content

Photographs and postcards of Nigeria, British East Africa and German West Africa, relating to his experiences in the Nigerian Marine Service.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

Donated to the Oxford Development Records Project in 1965.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was transferred to the library from the Oxford Development Records Project.

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

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room and a handlist is also available for this collection.

Listed as no. 836 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

Wheatley | Reginald Samuel | fl 1911-1952 | Nigerian Marine Service

Marine Service | Nigeria

Photographs | Africa

Postcards | Africa

Nigeria | Pictorial works

Africa, British East | Pictorial works

Africa, German West | Pictorial works

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21 December 2011