Typescript autobiography and papers relating to service as a customs officerin India, Kenya, Tanganyika, Uganda, Zanzibar, Somaliland and Aden, 1933-1965.
Papers of Patrick Brian Sweeney
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- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Brit. Emp. s. 518
- Dates of Creation1933-1965
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description1 volume, 1 box
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Administrative / Biographical History
Patrick Brian Sweeney (fl 1914-1962) worked in the Indian Customs Service,1933-1949 (though the Second World War saw him serve as captain, 1941-1945). He became Collector, East Africa Customs and Excise, 1949, Assistant Comptroller, Customs and Excise, Zanzibar, 1956, and Comptroller, Somalia.He worked as Advisor on Customs, Aden, from 1960, and Collector, Customs andExcise, from 1962.
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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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Listed as no. 622 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford,Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).
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