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Collection Level Description: Letters and Diaries of Revd. Ruthven Alexanderson Wright

Reference: GB 0162 MSS.Afr.s.1680
Title: Letters and Diaries of Revd. Ruthven Alexanderson Wright
Dates of Creation: 1929-1955
Extent: 3 files, 9 volumes
Name of Creator: Ruthven Alexanderson Wright

Language of Material: English



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Scope and Content

Letters home, 1929-1934, and diaries, 1933-1955, as Canon of the Cathedral Church of Christ, Lagos, Nigeria.

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Listed as no. 1419 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

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Wright | Ruthven Alexanderson | fl 1929-1955 | Reverend Canon of the Cathedral Church of Christ in Lagos, Nigeria

Clergy | Nigeria | Lagos | Correspondence

Clergy | Nigeria | Lagos | Diaries

Cathedral Church of Christ | Lagos, Nigeria


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