Papers of Donald H. Laycock

Scope and Content

Detailed memorandum on service in tea research stations, 1947-1978.

Administrative / Biographical History

Donald H. Laycock, MBE (fl 1922-1978), worked in Nyasaland as Agricultural Officerfrom 1945, Tea Research Officer from 1955, Director, Tea Research Stations,1958-1965; in India as Director, Tea Research, 1965-1971; andas Director, Tea Research Stations of East Africa, 1971-1978.

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).