Positive microfilm of the diary of Edward Mulhearin Lilley, 1925-1928, with photocopies of letters relating to his resignation as survey officer, Nigeria and length of service, 1928, 1938.
Papers of Edward Mulhearin Lilley
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 2232 and Micr. Afr. 649
- Dates of Creation20th century
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 16mm. microfilm and 3 ff.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Edward Mulhearin Lilley (1900-1975) was Rhodes Scholar for Tasmania in 1921 (Merton, Oxford, 1921-1924). After completing his degree he joined the Colonial Service as a probationer in the Survey Department, Nigeria, from 1924, then as a survey officer, 1925-1928. After his resignation, he took up a teaching position in England, and returned to Tasmania in 1932.
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Collection level description created by Paul Davidson, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.
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The original diaries are held by the donor.