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Collection Level Description: Diary of Captain James B. Atkinson, 1925-74

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. c. 506-11
Title: Diary of Captain James B. Atkinson, 1925-74
Dates of Creation: 1925-74
Extent: 6 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Captain James B. Atkinson was a member of the World Council of Churches.

Scope and Content

Typescript diary of J.B. Atkinson of the World Council of Churches, mainly relating to relief work in Austria, Korea, Malaya, Hong Kong and Vietnam.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The diary was given to the Library by the author in 1970 and 1974.

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Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 44100-18.

Related Units of Description

See also Diaries of Captain James B. Atkinson

Access Points

International relief | Austria

International relief | China | Hong Kong

International relief | Korea

International relief | Malaya

International relief | Vietnam

Diaries | 20th century

Atkinson | James B | fl 1925-1985 | member of the World Council of Churches

World Council of Churches


Hong Kong (China)




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