Diary of Lady Elnor Maddocks

Scope and Content

Diary of Lady Elnor Maddocks depicting bush life in Salingo, Adamawa province, Nigeria, 1937. Manuscript, original and revised version.

Administrative / Biographical History

Elnor Radcliffe Russell, CStJ, was the daughter of Sir E. John Russell. In 1951 she married Sir Kenneth Phipson Maddocks, colonial administrator.

Conditions Governing Access

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Collection level description created by Marion Lowman, 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.

Listed as no. 1362 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.

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