Papers of Hugh Wykeham David Pollock

Scope and Content

Correspondence between Pollock and his fiancee, Barbara Reckitt, while on colonial service in Tanganyika (1932-1933); letters of condolence after Pollock's death (1973); reminiscences of Tanganyika; 3 photographs of Tanganyika; and flight diary, Poole-Mbeya (1940).

Administrative / Biographical History

Hugh Wykeham David Pollock worked for the Colonial Service in Tanganyika.

Access Information

Bodleian reader's ticket required.


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. 1105 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.