Papers of Elwyn Evans

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Afr. s. 2335
  • Dates of Creation
      20th century
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      6 files, with loose newspapers

Scope and Content

Various papers, including scripts, policy documents, photographs, newspapercuttings, a speech by Margot Evans on their experiences, and copies of theNigerian Radio Times, 20th century.

Administrative / Biographical History

Elwyn Evans was Deputy Director, then Director of Programmes for the Nigerian BroadcastingCorporation, 1956-1959, having previously worked [for the BBC?] as Senior Features Producer in the Welsh Region and served 'in Muslim countries' during World War Two.

The Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation was set up by the BBC in c1951 in order to implement, on behalf of the federal authorities, a nationwide system of radio broadcasting.

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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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