The collection consists of a bound copy typescript (49pp) entitled 'British Policy and the Seizure of Aden, 1839', published in 1959. The work draws heavily on archival primary sources, which are referenced comprehensively throughout.
Gavin typescript relating to British policy and the seizure of Aden
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
It has not been possible to trace any information about R.J. Gavin, except that s/he was also the author of Aden under British rule, 1839-1967 (1975, London) and also Documents relating to the 'scramble for Africa' (? 1966, ? Ibadan).
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Usual EUL arrangements apply.
Other Finding Aids
Single item only.
Description compiled by Charlotte Berry, Archivist, 14 March 2005, and encoded by Karen Atkinson into EAD on 1 June 2005.
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Usual EUL restrictions apply.
Transferred from the Reserve Collection. Presented to the Library by Brian James Betham. Formerly part of the Secretariat Library, Aden.
It is not known whether this collection has been used as the basis for publication.