Transcript of an interview with Lady Violet Grace Bourdillon

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Transcript of an interview with Lady Violet Grace Bourdillon on life in India, Iraq, Ceylon, Uganda, Nigeria, 1908-1940.

Administrative / Biographical History

Violet Grace (1886-1979) was the daughter of the Reverend Henry Godwin Billinghurst of Lynch, Sussex, England. In 1909 she married Sir Bernard Henry Bourdillon (1883-1948), colonial governor.

Conditions Governing Access

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Note

Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

Other Finding Aids

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Listed as no. 566 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Conditions Governing Use

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

Custodial History

Deposited with the Oxford Development Records Project.