Papers of Lady Rankine

Scope and Content

Xerox copy of a typescript account by Lady Rankine of the visit of HM Queen Elizabeth II to Western Nigeria, February 1956.

Administrative / Biographical History

Janet Grace, Lady Rankine (d 1976) was the wife of Sir John Rankine (1907-1987), knight and colonial administrator and daughter of Major R.L. Austin of Clifton, Bristol.

Conditions Governing Access

Bodleian reader's ticket required.


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

Other Finding Aids

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

Conditions Governing Use

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

Related Material

Papers of Sir John Rankine, mostly correspondence and papers concerning colonial administration, 1952-1962 (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 2237).