Papers of Colin Eric Duff

Scope and Content

Proposed colonial forestry history: draft chapters on Fiji, British Hondurasand Northern Rhodesia/Zambia, 1960-1970.

Administrative / Biographical History

Colin Eric Duff, CBE (1904-1996) worked as Assistant Conservator of Forests,Northern Rhodesia from 1931, then as Senior Assistant from 1945, Conservatorfrom 1947 and Chief Conservator from 1954. From 1960 to 1962 he held the postof Special Commissioner, Natural Resources. In 1941 he married Kathleen EmilyWhaits, with whom he had two daughters.

Conditions Governing Access

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Collection level description created by Paul Davidson, Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House.

Other Finding Aids

Listed as no. 760 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.

Related Material

Miscellaneous service papers, Northern Rhodesia, 1955 (ref. MSS. Afr. s.1605 (28)); miscellaneous papers (ref. MSS. Afr. s. 1605).