Papers of G. Norman Herington

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence, memoranda, texts of lectures, reports, photographs and press cuttings, as Agricultural Education Officer in Nigeria, 1951-1965; with typescript account of the work: Rural education for Nigerian Teachers, 1929 to 1961.

Administrative / Biographical History

George Norman Herington, OBE (1950), was born in 1899. Between 1917 and 1919 he was on military service. In 1929 he was appointed to the post of Agricultural Instructor, working for the Education Department in Nigeria. He subsequently held the posts of Senior Agricultural Education Officer (from 1945) and Senior Rural Education Officer.

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.

Administrative/Biographical History compiled with reference to A Biographical Dictionary of the British Colonial Service 1939-1966 by A.H.M. Kirk-Greene (1991).

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Listed as no. 1342 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.