Papers of Gilbert Noel Sale

Scope and Content

Diary of work as Assistant Conservator of Forests in Paphos and Kykko Forests,Cyprus, 1922-1925; alphabetical list of forests in Cyprus, 1922; papers relatingto work in the Colonial Forest Service, 1930s-1940s, consisting of memoranda,reports and notes on soil erosion and conservation in Palestine, withassociated printed material.

Administrative / Biographical History

Gilbert Noel Sale (b 1897) worked as Assistant Conservator, Forests, Cyprusfrom 1922, Director (later Conservator), Mauritius from 1928, Conservator,Palestine from 1936 and Trinidad from 1946. He was a member of the committeeof enquiry into the economic state of Rodriguez, 1929 and Chairman, thePalestine Soil Conservation Board, 1940-1946.

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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. 751 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

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