Papers of Dr. Frank Howard Budden

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Reports written by Budden as Medical Officer, later Ophthalmologist, in Sokoto, Nigeria, including details of measures against smallpox and yellow fever and handing-over notes (1947-1949). Also, copies of letters written by Budden (July 1944 - May 1946).

Administrative / Biographical History

Frank Howard Budden, MBE (1955), was born in 1919 and educated at Tiffin School and St. Thomas Hospital, London. He served in the British Colonial Service as a Medical Officer, later Ophthalmologist, in Nigeria.

Conditions Governing Access

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Note

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

Administrative/Biographical History compiled with reference to A Biographical Dictionary of the British Colonial Service 1939-1966 by A.H.M. Kirk-Greene (1991).

Other Finding Aids

The library holds a card index of all manuscript collections in its reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

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