Papers of Arthur F.W. Sheffield

Scope and Content

Detailed reminiscences on service, 1930-1958.

Administrative / Biographical History

Arthur F.W. Sheffield, OBE (fl 1907-1958) worked in Nigeria as Superintendent ofAgriculture from 1930, Senior Agricultural Officer from 1946, Principal from1949, Research Adviser, Agricultural Department from 1952, Deputy Directorof Agriculture, Eastern Region from 1951 and Director, 1954-1958.

Access Information

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 582 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford,Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996). A handlistis available for consultation in the library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Custodial History

The Food and Cash Crops collection comprisesmaterial initially donated to the Oxford Development Records Project, whichinvited former members of the Colonial Agricultural Service to submit amemorandum dealing with their work in the development of food and cash cropsafter 1945 in the territories in which they served.

Related Material

Other memoranda, etc. in the Food and Cash Crops collection (ref. MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 476).